Mohawk River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Mohawk River Levels

September 21 2023

8,807 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-190.0 cfs (-4.1%) since yesterday
111.06% of Normal 4 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Mohawk River was last observed at 4,440 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 8,807 acre-ft of water today; about 111% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 3,998 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2011-09-09 when daily discharge volume was observed at 106,107 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Mohawk River At Cohoes Ny reporting a streamflow rate of 2,930 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Mohawk River, with a gauge stage of 9.66 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Mohawk River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 459 ft, the Mohawk River Below Delta Dam Near Rome Ny.

Last Updated 2023-09-21
Streamflow 4,440.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 111.06%
Maximum 106,107.0 cfs

About the mohawk river

The Mohawk River is a 149-mile-long river in upstate New York that flows eastward from the Adirondack Mountains to the Hudson River. It was an important transportation route for Native American tribes, European colonists, and early American settlers. The river has a significant hydrological impact on the surrounding area, as it is used for irrigation, drinking water, and hydroelectric power. The river is home to several reservoirs, including the Hinckley Reservoir and the Great Sacandaga Lake, which serve as a source of drinking water and recreational activities such as fishing and boating. Additionally, the river has several dams, including the Crescent Dam and the Cohoes Falls Dam, which generate hydroelectric power. The Mohawk River is an important source of agricultural water for the surrounding region, and supports crops such as corn, soybeans, and vegetables.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Mohawk River Below Delta Dam Near Rome Ny
USGS 01336000
200 cfs 2.15 ft 0
Mohawk River Near Springfield
USGS 14165000
18 cfs 0.71 ft 4.02
Mohawk River Near Little Falls Ny
USGS 01347000
1310 cfs 5.7 ft -15.48
Mohawk River At Cohoes Ny
USGS 01357500
2930 cfs 9.66 ft 1.74

Peak Annual Discharge

Mohawk River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Mohawk River Year Over Year Discharge

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