Snake River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Snake River Levels

June 13 2024

748,836 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-8430.0 cfs (-2.18%) since yesterday
105.11% of Normal 27 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Snake River was last observed at 377,537 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 748,836 acre-ft of water today; about 105% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 359,195 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2011-05-27 when daily discharge volume was observed at 763,301 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Snake River Near Anatone reporting a streamflow rate of 57,800 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Snake River At Hells Canyon Dam Id-Or State Line with a gauge stage of 66.92 ft. This river is monitored from 27 different streamgauging stations along the Snake River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 9,326 ft, the Snake River Near Montezuma.

Last Updated 2024-06-13
Streamflow 377,537.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 105.11%
Maximum 763,301.0 cfs

About the snake river

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.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Snake River Near Montezuma
USGS 09047500
577 cfs 2.77 ft 0
Snake River Ab Jackson Lake At Flagg Ranch Wy
USGS 13010065
2520 cfs 5.25 ft -44.62
Snake River Nr Moran Wy
USGS 13011000
5670 cfs 7.69 ft 0
Snake River At Moose
USGS 13013650
11500 cfs 13.02 ft -4.17
Snake River Bl Flat Creek Nr Jackson Wy
USGS 13018750
14700 cfs 7.48 ft -9.82
Snake River Ab Reservoir Nr Alpine Wy
USGS 13022500
18800 cfs 9.42 ft -5.05
Snake River Nr Irwin Id
USGS 13032500
19700 cfs 10.75 ft 4.79
Snake River Nr Heise Id
USGS 13037500
20300 cfs 7.98 ft -4.69
Snake River At Lorenzo Id
USGS 13038500
13300 cfs 9.52 ft 6.4
Snake River Nr Menan Id
USGS 13057000
18200 cfs 7.58 ft 4.6
Snake River Ab Eagle Rock Nr Idaho Falls Id
USGS 13057155
16700 cfs 11.4 ft 3.09
Snake River Nr Shelley Id
USGS 13060000
17100 cfs 9.86 ft 3.01
Snake River At Blackfoot Id
USGS 13062500
13100 cfs 8.54 ft 4.8
Snake River Nr Blackfoot Id
USGS 13069500
13100 cfs 7.85 ft 3.97
Snake River At Neeley Id
USGS 13077000
11200 cfs 6.12 ft 0
Snake R Nr Minidoka Id (At Howells Ferry)
USGS 13081500
8070 cfs 7.08 ft -2.42
Snake River Gaging Station At Milner Id
USGS 13087995
0 cfs 1.17 ft None
Snake River Nr Twin Falls Id
USGS 13090500
444 cfs 1.71 ft -9.57
Snake River Nr Buhl Id
USGS 13094000
1630 cfs 1.05 ft -7.39
Snake River At King Hill Id
USGS 13154500
6400 cfs 5.63 ft -2.88
Snake River Nr Murphy Id
USGS 13172500
6200 cfs 20.57 ft -24.21
Snake River At Nyssa Or
USGS 13213100
10000 cfs 5.76 ft -5.66
Snake River At Weiser Id
USGS 13269000
14900 cfs 4.29 ft -12.35
Snake River At Hells Canyon Dam Id-Or State Line
USGS 13290450
19100 cfs 66.92 ft -24.8
Snake River Near Pine City
USGS 05338500
2070 cfs 5.06 ft -16.19
Snake River Bl Mcduff Rapids At China Gardens
USGS 13317660
54900 cfs 13.93 ft -8.96
Snake River Near Anatone
USGS 13334300
57800 cfs 10.39 ft -9.26

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