Truckee River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Truckee River Levels

June 13 2024

19,882 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-311.0 cfs (-3.01%) since yesterday
79.31% of Normal 13 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Truckee River was last observed at 10,024 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 19,882 acre-ft of water today; about 79% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 12,639 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2017-05-06 when daily discharge volume was observed at 62,940 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Truckee River Nr Tracy reporting a streamflow rate of 1,220 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Truckee River, with a gauge stage of 8.62 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 13 different streamgauging stations along the Truckee River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 6,235 ft, the Truckee R A Tahoe City Ca.

Last Updated 2024-06-13
Streamflow 10,024.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 79.31%
Maximum 62,940.0 cfs

About the truckee river

The Truckee River is a 121-mile-long river located in California and Nevada. It begins at Lake Tahoe and flows through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, eventually ending in Pyramid Lake. The river has a rich history, with Native American tribes, such as the Paiute and Washoe, utilizing the area for fishing and hunting. Today, the Truckee River serves as a crucial source of water for agricultural irrigation and drinking water for the surrounding communities. There are several reservoirs and dams along the river, including the Boca Reservoir and the Stampede Reservoir, which regulate water flow and provide hydroelectric power. In addition to its practical uses, the Truckee River is also a popular destination for recreational activities, such as fishing, kayaking, and camping.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Truckee R A Tahoe City Ca
USGS 10337500
297 cfs 3.9 ft -1.66
Truckee R Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10338000
488 cfs 2.63 ft -1.61
Truckee R Bl Martis C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10339410
668 cfs 4.79 ft -3.47
Truckee R A Boca Bridge Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10344505
857 cfs 7.1 ft -1.49
Truckee R A Farad Ca
USGS 10346000
1010 cfs 4.84 ft -2.88
Truckee River Nr Mogul
USGS 10347460
763 cfs 6.55 ft -4.74
Truckee R At Reno
USGS 10348000
803 cfs 5.28 ft -4.63
Truckee R Nr Sparks
USGS 10348200
730 cfs 6.12 ft -1.75
Truckee R At Vista
USGS 10350000
943 cfs 5.47 ft -2.98
Truckee River Nr Tracy
USGS 10350340
1220 cfs 8.62 ft -0.81
Truckee R Bl Derby Dam Nr Wadsworth
USGS 10351600
766 cfs 3.87 ft -2.3
Truckee R At Wadsworth
USGS 10351650
676 cfs 5.82 ft -6.76
Truckee R Nr Nixon
USGS 10351700
803 cfs 4.65 ft -4.18

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