Top Discharges

Streamgauges reporting the most discharge on the Payette River



10 Day Trend

Discharge comparison for the highest gauges over the past 10 days



Expected Streamflow Ranges

Streamflow discharge range for this time of year

The Payette River is an 82.7-mile-long (133.1 km) river in southwestern Idaho and is a major tributary of the Snake River. Its headwaters originate in the Sawtooth and Salmon River Mountains at elevations over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Drainage in the watershed flows primarily from east to west, with the cumulative stream length to the head of the North Fork Payette River being 180 miles (290 km), while to the head of the South Fork the cumulative length is nearly 163 miles (262 km). The combined Payette River flows into an agricultural valley and empties into the Snake River near ... Source: Wikipedia