Roseau River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Roseau River Levels

June 21 2024

3,927 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+30.0 cfs (+1.54%) since yesterday
104.01% of Normal 3 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Roseau River was last observed at 1,980 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 3,927 acre-ft of water today; about 104% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 1,904 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2019-10-15 when daily discharge volume was observed at 10,320 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Roseau River Below South Fork Near Malung reporting a streamflow rate of 1,980 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Roseau River, with a gauge stage of 13.14 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Roseau River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,050 ft, the Roseau River Below South Fork Near Malung.

Last Updated 2024-06-21
Streamflow 1,980.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 104.01%
Maximum 10,320.0 cfs
2019-10-15

About the roseau river


The Roseau River, located in Minnesota and Manitoba, Canada, is about 248 kilometers long. Historically, the river was used by the Dakota, Ojibwe, and Metis people for transportation and fishing. Today, it is used for recreational activities such as fishing, canoeing, and boating. The river's hydrology is primarily influenced by precipitation and snowmelt. The river is also impacted by three reservoirs: Roseau Lake, Malung Lake, and Pinecreek Lake, which are controlled by dams. These reservoirs are used for flood control, irrigation, and to supply drinking water. Additionally, the Roseau River is an important source of water for agricultural purposes, including irrigation for crops like sugar beets, potatoes, and soybeans. The river is an important natural resource for the region, providing recreational and economic benefits.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Roseau River Below South Fork Near Malung
USGS 05104500
1980 cfs 13.14 ft 1.54
Roseau River At Ross
USGS 05107500
1430 cfs 11.29 ft 11.72
Roseau River Below State Ditch 51 Nr Caribou
USGS 05112000
1270 cfs 6.96 ft 2.42

Peak Annual Discharge

Roseau River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Roseau River Year Over Year Discharge


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