Musconetcong River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Musconetcong River Levels

April 20 2024

1,009 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-128.2 cfs (-20.13%) since yesterday
134.39% of Normal 2 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Musconetcong River was last observed at 509 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,009 acre-ft of water today; about 134% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 379 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2021-09-02 when daily discharge volume was observed at 4,860 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Musconetcong River Near Bloomsbury Nj reporting a streamflow rate of 466 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Musconetcong River, with a gauge stage of 2.45 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Musconetcong River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 923 ft, the Musconetcong River At Outlet Of Lake Hopatcong Nj.

Last Updated 2024-04-20
Streamflow 508.7 cfs
Percent of Normal 134.39%
Maximum 4,860.0 cfs
2021-09-02

About the musconetcong river


The Musconetcong River is a tributary of the Delaware River that runs for approximately 45 miles through northwestern New Jersey. The river has a rich history, having been used for transportation and industry since the 1700s. It is home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Lake Hopatcong and the Merrill Creek Reservoir, which provide drinking water to nearby communities. The river is also a popular recreational spot, with activities such as fishing, kayaking, and hiking. In recent years, efforts have been made to protect the Musconetcong River and its surrounding habitats through conservation and restoration programs. Additionally, the river plays an important role in agriculture, as it provides irrigation for farms in the area.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Musconetcong River At Outlet Of Lake Hopatcong Nj
USGS 01455500
43 cfs 1.89 ft -34.21
Musconetcong River Near Bloomsbury Nj
USGS 01457000
466 cfs 2.45 ft -18.53

Peak Annual Discharge

Musconetcong River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Musconetcong River Year Over Year Discharge


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