Potomac River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Potomac River Levels

June 22 2024

14,585 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-324.0 cfs (-4.22%) since yesterday
30.52% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Potomac River was last observed at 7,353 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 14,585 acre-ft of water today; about 31% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 24,092 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2018-06-05 when daily discharge volume was observed at 498,100 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Potomac River At Point Of Rocks reporting a streamflow rate of 2,440 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Potomac River At Paw Paw with a gauge stage of 3.8 ft. This river is monitored from 5 different streamgauging stations along the Potomac River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 501 ft, the Potomac River At Paw Paw.

Last Updated 2024-06-22
Streamflow 7,353.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 30.52%
Maximum 498,100.0 cfs

Peak Annual Discharge

Potomac River Maximum Total Discharge

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Potomac River Year Over Year Discharge

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