Sangamon River

Streamflow Weather Hydrology
March 22 2023

Sangamon River Report

21020.88 ACRE-FT

+173.0 cfs (+1.66%) today
103.42% of Normal 6 Streamgages

Total streamflow across the Sangamon River was last observed at 10598 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 21021 acre-ft of water today; about 103% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 10248 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 192,837 cfs on 2016-01-01.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Sangamon River Near Oakford reporting a streamflow rate of 4,270 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Sangamon River At Riverton with a gage stage of 8.93 ft. This river is monitored from 6 different streamgauging stations along the Sangamon River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 693 ft, the Sangamon River At Fisher.

Last Updated 2023-03-22
Streamflow 10,598.0 cfs
Percent Normal 103.42%
Maximum 192,837.0 cfs

River Streamflow

Total discharge along the Sangamon River

Streamgage Levels

Location Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Sangamon River At Fisher
USGS 05570910
194 cfs 7.61 ft -10.6
Sangamon River At Monticello
USGS 05572000
520 cfs 8.09 ft -9.09
Sangamon River At Rt 48 At Decatur
USGS 05573540
824 cfs 5.78 ft -2.6
Sangamon River At Riverton
USGS 05576500
2270 cfs 8.93 ft 18.23
Sangamon River At Petersburg
USGS 05578000
2520 cfs 7.9 ft -1.18
Sangamon River Near Oakford
USGS 05583000
4270 cfs 7.1 ft -1.16

Peak Annual Discharge

Sangamon River maximum total discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Year over year discharge

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