Skookumchuck River

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Skookumchuck River Levels

June 9 2023


Discharge Volume Today
-3.0 cfs (-0.81%) since yesterday
96.31% of Normal 3 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Skookumchuck River was last observed at 368 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 729 acre-ft of water today; about 96% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 382 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 19,200 cfs on 2022-01-07.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Skookumchuck River Near Bucoda reporting a streamflow rate of 166 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Skookumchuck River Near Vail with a gage stage of 722.7 ft. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Skookumchuck River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 724 ft, the Skookumchuck River Near Vail.

River Summary: The Skookumchuck River is a 35-mile-long river located in southwestern Washington state. The river is known for its strong rapids, which have attracted kayakers and whitewater enthusiasts for many years. However, the river is also an important source of water for local agriculture and provides hydroelectric power through the Skookumchuck Dam, which was built in 1924. The dam creates the Skookumchuck Reservoir, which is used for fishing and boating. The river has a long history of human settlement, with indigenous peoples living along its banks for thousands of years. Today, the Skookumchuck River is an important part of the local ecosystem and provides recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike.

Last Updated 2023-06-09
Streamflow 367.6 cfs
Percent Normal 96.31%
Maximum 19,200.0 cfs

Skookumchuck River Peak Annual Discharge

Skookumchuck River maximum total discharge

Skookumchuck River Seasonal Comparison

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