-50.1 cfs (-35.84%) since yesterday
20.36% of normal
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 20%
River levels are low and may signify a drought.
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed
2018-06-23 when daily discharge volume was observed at
The Rapidan River is a 88.3-mile-long river located in central Virginia, flowing through the Blue Ridge Mountains and into the Rappahannock River. The river has a rich history dating back to the Civil War, where it was a strategic location during the Battle of the Wilderness. The Rapidan River is known for its clean water and diverse aquatic life. It is home to several species of fish, including smallmouth bass and brook trout. The river is also used for recreational activities such as canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. There are two main reservoirs on the river: the South River and the Rapidan Dam. The South River Reservoir is primarily used for drinking water, while the Rapidan Dam is used for flood control and hydroelectric power generation. The Rapidan River is also significant for its agricultural use, as many farmers in the area rely on the river for irrigation purposes.