Maumee River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Maumee River Levels

February 20 2024

6,700 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+3.0 cfs (+0.09%) since yesterday
13.41% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Maumee River was last observed at 3,378 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 6,700 acre-ft of water today; about 13% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 25,187 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2015-06-29 when daily discharge volume was observed at 207,300 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Maumee River At Waterville Oh reporting a streamflow rate of 935 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Maumee River At Antwerp Oh with a gauge stage of 7.03 ft. This river is monitored from 5 different streamgauging stations along the Maumee River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 763 ft, the Maumee River At Fort Wayne.

Last Updated 2024-02-20
Streamflow 3,378.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 13.41%
Maximum 207,300.0 cfs

About the maumee river

The Maumee River is a major waterway that runs through the states of Indiana and Ohio, flowing into Lake Erie. It is approximately 137 miles long and is rich in history, having served as a critical transportation route during the early 19th century. Today, the river is used for many recreational activities such as fishing and boating, and also plays a significant role in the agricultural industry by providing irrigation and water for livestock. The river is also home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Fort Wayne Dam, Independence Dam, and Grand Rapids Dam, which help to regulate water flow and maintain water levels for various purposes. Despite facing challenges such as pollution and erosion, efforts are being made to preserve and protect the Maumee River and its surrounding eco-system.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Maumee River At Fort Wayne
USGS 04182900
517 cfs 2.43 ft 0
Maumee River At New Haven
USGS 04183000
547 cfs 3.98 ft 0.74
Maumee River At Antwerp Oh
USGS 04183500
556 cfs 7.03 ft 6.31
Maumee River Near Defiance Oh
USGS 04192500
823 cfs 1.97 ft -3.97
Maumee River At Waterville Oh
USGS 04193500
935 cfs 2.32 ft 0

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Maumee River Maximum Total Discharge

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Maumee River Year Over Year Discharge

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