Salt River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Salt River Levels

June 21 2024

11,326 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-590.0 cfs (-9.37%) since yesterday
76.79% of Normal 11 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Salt River was last observed at 5,710 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 11,326 acre-ft of water today; about 77% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 7,436 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2015-06-27 when daily discharge volume was observed at 65,336 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Salt River Near New London reporting a streamflow rate of 1,650 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Salt River Near Shelbina with a gauge stage of 5.72 ft. This river is monitored from 11 different streamgauging stations along the Salt River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 5,694 ft, the Salt River Ab Reservoir Nr Etna Wy.

Last Updated 2024-06-21
Streamflow 5,710.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 76.79%
Maximum 65,336.0 cfs
2015-06-27

About the salt river


The Salt River is a tributary of the Gila River that runs through Arizona. It has a total length of 200 miles and originates in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona. The river flows through several reservoirs and dams such as Roosevelt, Apache, and Canyon Lakes. The construction of these dams has provided hydroelectric power and water resources for irrigation, flood control, and recreation purposes. The Salt River Project manages the water resources of the river and provides electricity to millions of people in central Arizona. The river has played an important role in the history and development of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Today, it is a popular destination for outdoor recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and hiking. Additionally, the river is used for agricultural purposes such as providing water for crops and grazing land.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Salt River Ab Reservoir Nr Etna Wy
USGS 13027500
1170 cfs 2.96 ft -10.69
Salt River Near Chrysotile
USGS 09497500
106 cfs 1.51 ft -2.75
Salt River Near Roosevelt
USGS 09498500
79 cfs 5.63 ft 0
Salt River Blw Stewart Mountain Dam
USGS 09502000
1570 cfs 5.11 ft 8.28
Salt River At Priest Drive Near Phoenix
USGS 09512165
0 cfs 2.71 ft None
Salt River At Hagers Grove
USGS 05502300
14 cfs 0 ft 0
Salt River Near Shelbina
USGS 05502500
9 cfs 5.72 ft -10.62
Salt River At Glensboro
USGS 03295400
16 cfs 2.75 ft -7.95
Salt River Near Center
USGS 05507800
1320 cfs 5.05 ft -29.41
Salt River Near New London
USGS 05508000
1650 cfs 4.99 ft -1.2
Salt River At Shepherdsville
USGS 03298500
94 cfs 1.12 ft -6.02

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