Snake River

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Snake River Levels

June 6 2023

707,946 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+2404.0 cfs (+0.68%) since yesterday
93.17% of Normal 27 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Snake River was last observed at 356922 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 707946 acre-ft of water today; about 93% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 383093 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 763,301 cfs on 2011-05-27.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Snake River Near Anatone reporting a streamflow rate of 77,900 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Snake River At Hells Canyon Dam Id-Or State Line with a gage stage of 68.11 ft. This river is monitored from 27 different streamgauging stations along the Snake River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 9,326 ft, the Snake River Near Montezuma.

The river is also a popular destination for whitewater enthusiasts, featuring river runs like Alpine Canyon (West Table to Sheep Gulch), and Astoria to West Table, a class I to II run. Compare streamflow levels for nearby paddling destinations on the interactive map .

River Summary: The Snake River is a major river in the United States, stretching over 1,000 miles from Wyoming to Washington, and is a tributary of the Columbia River. The river has a storied history, serving as a vital transportation route for Native Americans and later European settlers. Today, the river is heavily utilized for hydroelectric power, with several large dams and reservoirs along its length, such as the Hells Canyon Dam and the Jackson Lake Dam. These dams have transformed the river into a major source of energy for the region, but have also had significant impacts on the river's ecology and the surrounding landscapes. Additionally, the Snake River and its reservoirs are popular recreational destinations, offering activities such as fishing, boating, and camping. The river also plays a critical role in the region's agricultural sector, providing irrigation for crops and supporting the livelihoods of many farmers and ranchers.

Last Updated 2023-06-06
Streamflow 356,922.0 cfs
Percent Normal 93.17%
Maximum 763,301.0 cfs

Area Surface Flows

Streamgauge Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Snake River Near Montezuma
USGS 09047500
243 cfs 2.27 ft -4.33
Snake River Ab Jackson Lake At Flagg Ranch Wy
USGS 13010065
4330 cfs 6.28 ft 0.46
Snake River Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011000
289 cfs 2.77 ft -5.25
Snake River At Moose
USGS 13013650
4690 cfs 10.88 ft -0.42
Snake River Bl Flat Creek Nr Jackson Wy
USGS 13018750
8170 cfs 4.93 ft 0.25
Snake River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy
USGS 13022500
11700 cfs 7.2 ft 0
Snake River Nr Irwin Id
USGS 13032500
14000 cfs 9.2 ft -0.71
Snake River Nr Heise Id
USGS 13037500
17000 cfs 6.68 ft 0
Snake River At Lorenzo Id
USGS 13038500
8430 cfs 7.67 ft -3.44
Snake River Nr Menan Id
USGS 13057000
15400 cfs 6.82 ft -1.91
Snake River Ab Eagle Rock Nr Idaho Falls Id
USGS 13057155
14400 cfs 10.64 ft -2.7
Snake River Nr Shelley Id
USGS 13060000
14300 cfs 9.19 ft -2.72
Snake River At Blackfoot Id
USGS 13062500
11000 cfs 7.84 ft -2.65
Snake River Nr Blackfoot Id
USGS 13069500
11200 cfs 7.14 ft -1.75
Snake River At Neeley Id
USGS 13077000
8840 cfs 5.76 ft 2.2
Snake R Nr Minidoka Id (At Howells Ferry)
USGS 13081500
7610 cfs 6.84 ft 0.4
Snake River Gaging Station At Milner Id
USGS 13087995
0 cfs 0.75 ft None
Snake River Nr Twin Falls Id
USGS 13090500
380 cfs 1.65 ft -2.31
Snake River Nr Buhl Id
USGS 13094000
1780 cfs 1.44 ft 1.14
Snake River At King Hill Id
USGS 13154500
6790 cfs 6.99 ft 1.95
Snake River Nr Murphy Id
USGS 13172500
7270 cfs 21.6 ft -8.21
Snake River At Nyssa Or
USGS 13213100
12300 cfs 6.25 ft -2.38
Snake River At Weiser Id
USGS 13269000
22200 cfs 5.64 ft -5.13
Snake River At Hells Canyon Dam Id-Or State Line
USGS 13290450
23700 cfs 68.11 ft 4.41
Snake River Near Pine City
USGS 05338500
159 cfs 3.07 ft -7.56
Snake River Bl Mcduff Rapids At China Gardens
USGS 13317660
75200 cfs 17.03 ft 2.59
Snake River Near Anatone
USGS 13334300
77900 cfs 12.66 ft 2.77

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