-19.0 cfs (-7.69%) since yesterday
28.37% of normal
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 28%
River levels are low and may signify a drought.
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed
2014-09-11 when daily discharge volume was observed at
Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
Thompson River At Trenton
reporting a streamflow rate of 119 cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Thompson River, with a gauge stage of
10.49 ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Thompson River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 2,440 ft, the
Thompson River Near Thompson Falls Mt.
Percent of Normal
About the thompson river
The Thompson River is a major tributary of the Fraser River, flowing 489 km through British Columbia, Canada. The river has a rich history, beginning with the Indigenous peoples who have lived along its banks for thousands of years. It was also an important transportation route during the fur trade era and later for the Canadian Pacific Railway. The river's hydrology is affected by seasonal snowmelt and precipitation, resulting in high water levels in the spring and low water levels in the summer. The river is home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Nicola Dam and Reservoir and the Mica Dam and Reservoir. These reservoirs serve as important sources of hydroelectric power for the region. The Thompson River is also an important source of irrigation water for agricultural lands in the region. Recreational activities along the river include fishing, rafting, and camping.