Tioga River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Tioga River Levels

May 21 2024

5,697 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-1046.0 cfs (-26.7%) since yesterday
65.71% of normal Low

Total streamflow across the Tioga River was last observed at 2,872 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 5,697 acre-ft of water today; about 66% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 4,371 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2021-10-30 when daily discharge volume was observed at 39,790 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Tioga River Near Erwins Ny reporting a streamflow rate of 998 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Tioga River At Tioga Junction with a gauge stage of 7.88 ft. This river is monitored from 5 different streamgauging stations along the Tioga River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,126 ft, the Tioga River Near Mansfield.

Last Updated 2024-05-21
Streamflow 2,872.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 65.71%
Maximum 39,790.0 cfs

About the tioga river

The Tioga River is a 58-mile long river located in north-central Pennsylvania, in the United States. The river is known for its scenic beauty and recreational opportunities, including fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. The river's hydrology has been heavily impacted by the construction of several reservoirs and dams, including the Hammond Lake and the Cowanesque Lake, which were built in the mid-twentieth century for flood control and water supply purposes. The Tioga River has a rich cultural and historical significance, as it was an important transportation route for the indigenous peoples and early settlers. Today, the river is used for agricultural purposes, including irrigation and livestock watering. The river remains an important natural resource for the surrounding communities, and efforts continue to protect and preserve its water quality and ecosystem.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Tioga River Near Mansfield
USGS 01516350
241 cfs 0.87 ft -19.93
Tioga River At Tioga
USGS 01518000
445 cfs 2.06 ft -33.08
Tioga River At Tioga Junction
USGS 01518700
454 cfs 7.88 ft -31.83
Tioga River At Lindley Ny
USGS 01520500
734 cfs 4.74 ft -25.56
Tioga River Near Erwins Ny
USGS 01526500
998 cfs 2.2 ft -23.23

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Tioga River Year Over Year Discharge

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