Hudson River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Hudson River Levels

May 21 2024

72,135 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-4189.0 cfs (-10.33%) since yesterday
120.61% of Normal 7 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Hudson River was last observed at 36,368 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 72,135 acre-ft of water today; about 121% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 30,154 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2023-12-19 when daily discharge volume was observed at 330,110 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Hudson River At Green Island Ny reporting a streamflow rate of 11,800 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Hudson R Above Lock 1 Nr Waterford Ny with a gauge stage of 30.97 ft. This river is monitored from 7 different streamgauging stations along the Hudson River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,565 ft, the Hudson River Near Newcomb Ny.

Last Updated 2024-05-21
Streamflow 36,368.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 120.61%
Maximum 330,110.0 cfs
2023-12-19

About the hudson river


The Hudson River is a 315-mile-long river that flows from the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York to the Atlantic Ocean. The river played a significant role in the growth of New York City and the United States. The Hudson River Valley was a major center of trade, agriculture, and industry in the 19th and 20th centuries. The river also has a complex hydrology system that includes several reservoirs and dams, such as the Ashokan Reservoir and the New Croton Dam, which provide drinking water and hydroelectric power to the New York City area. The Hudson River also supports several recreational activities, such as fishing, boating, and swimming, and is home to a variety of fish species, including striped bass, sturgeon, and shad. Additionally, many farmers in the Hudson River Valley use the river to irrigate their crops.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Hudson River Near Newcomb Ny
USGS 01312000
258 cfs 2.45 ft -13.13
Hudson River At North Creek Ny
USGS 01315500
1040 cfs 3.6 ft -1.89
Hudson River At Hadley Ny
USGS 01318500
1980 cfs 3.46 ft -25
Hudson River At Fort Edward Ny
USGS 01327750
4290 cfs 21.42 ft -44.86
Hudson R Above Lock 1 Nr Waterford Ny
USGS 01335754
8500 cfs 30.97 ft -4.39
Hudson River At Lock 1 Near Waterford Ny
USGS 01335755
8500 cfs 30.86 ft -4.39
Hudson River At Green Island Ny
USGS 01358000
11800 cfs 16.17 ft 7.27

Peak Annual Discharge

Hudson River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Hudson River Year Over Year Discharge


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