Susquehanna River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Susquehanna River Levels

June 20 2024

130,168 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-4723.0 cfs (-6.71%) since yesterday
42.19% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Susquehanna River was last observed at 65,626 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 130,168 acre-ft of water today; about 42% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 155,534 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2011-09-09 when daily discharge volume was observed at 3,832,200 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Susquehanna River At Marietta reporting a streamflow rate of 12,000 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Susquehanna River, with a gauge stage of 34.14 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 16 different streamgauging stations along the Susquehanna River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 979 ft, the Susquehanna River At Unadilla Ny.

Last Updated 2024-06-20
Streamflow 65,626.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 42.19%
Maximum 3,832,200.0 cfs

About the susquehanna river

The Susquehanna River, located in the northeastern United States, stretches for 444 miles from its source in upstate New York to the Chesapeake Bay. It has played a significant role in the history of the region, serving as a transportation route for Native Americans and early settlers. The river's hydrology is characterized by high flow variability, with floods and droughts being common. The river is home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Conowingo Dam and the Safe Harbor Dam, both of which generate hydroelectric power. Recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and camping are popular along the river, and it also supports agriculture by providing irrigation for crops. However, pollution from agricultural runoff and other sources has impacted the river's water quality and ecosystem.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Susquehanna River At Unadilla Ny
USGS 01500500
395 cfs 2.9 ft -7.93
Susquehanna River At Bainbridge Ny
USGS 01502632
753 cfs 1.77 ft -3.59
Susquehanna River At Windsor Ny
USGS 01502731
788 cfs 3.22 ft -4.95
Susquehanna River At Conklin Ny
USGS 01503000
1020 cfs 2.84 ft -8.11
Susquehanna River At Vestal Ny
USGS 01513500
1730 cfs 3.18 ft -5.98
Susquehanna River At Owego Ny
USGS 01513831
2000 cfs 13.99 ft -3.38
Susquehanna River Near Waverly Ny
USGS 01515000
1950 cfs 1.76 ft -5.8
Susquehanna River At Towanda
USGS 01531500
2920 cfs 0.78 ft -14.12
Susquehanna River At Meshoppen
USGS 01533400
2990 cfs 8.29 ft -14.33
Susquehanna River At Wilkes-Barre
USGS 01536500
4660 cfs 1.55 ft 8.88
Susquehanna River At Bloomsburg
USGS 01538700
4320 cfs 1.68 ft -2.92
Susquehanna River At Danville
USGS 01540500
4620 cfs 3.26 ft -7.6
Susquehanna River At Sunbury
USGS 01554000
8390 cfs 7.22 ft -0.47
Susquehanna River At Harrisburg
USGS 01570500
10900 cfs 3.65 ft -5.22
Susquehanna River At Marietta
USGS 01576000
12000 cfs 34.14 ft -6.98
Susquehanna River At Conowingo
USGS 01578310
6190 cfs 9.56 ft -20.33

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Susquehanna River Maximum Total Discharge

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Susquehanna River Year Over Year Discharge

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