Neuse River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Neuse River Levels

June 13 2024

2,924 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-125.0 cfs (-7.82%) since yesterday
27.33% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Neuse River was last observed at 1,474 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 2,924 acre-ft of water today; about 27% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 5,392 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2016-10-13 when daily discharge volume was observed at 76,303 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Neuse River At Kinston reporting a streamflow rate of 660 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Neuse River, with a gauge stage of 3.67 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Neuse River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 212 ft, the Neuse River Near Falls.

Last Updated 2024-06-13
Streamflow 1,474.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 27.33%
Maximum 76,303.0 cfs
2016-10-13

About the neuse river


The Neuse River is a major river in North Carolina that stretches for approximately 275 miles from its source in the Piedmont region to Pamlico Sound. The river played a significant role in the state's history, serving as a trading route for Native Americans and early settlers. The Neuse River is home to several reservoirs and dams that provide hydroelectric power and flood control, including Falls Lake and Jordan Lake. The river also supports a variety of recreational activities, such as fishing, boating, and wildlife watching, and is an important source of water for agriculture and drinking water for local communities. However, the Neuse River has also faced environmental challenges, including pollution and algae blooms that have threatened its ecological health.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Neuse River Near Falls
USGS 02087183
159 cfs 1.35 ft 27.2
Neuse River Near Clayton
USGS 02087500
250 cfs 1.34 ft -3.47
Neuse River Near Goldsboro
USGS 02089000
405 cfs 3.09 ft -11.18
Neuse River At Kinston
USGS 02089500
660 cfs 3.67 ft -13.04

Peak Annual Discharge

Neuse River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Neuse River Year Over Year Discharge


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