Wabash River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Wabash River Levels

September 29 2023

29,933 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+62.3 cfs (+0.41%) since yesterday
35.68% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Wabash River was last observed at 15,091 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 29,933 acre-ft of water today; about 36% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 42,299 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2011-05-02 when daily discharge volume was observed at 882,680 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Wabash River At New Harmony reporting a streamflow rate of 3,460 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Wabash River At Peru with a gauge stage of 4.9 ft. This river is monitored from 12 different streamgauging stations along the Wabash River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 826 ft, the Wabash River At Linn Grove.

Last Updated 2023-09-29
Streamflow 15,091.2 cfs
Percent of Normal 35.68%
Maximum 882,680.0 cfs

About the wabash river

The Wabash River is a 503-mile-long river that flows through the Midwest of the United States, primarily in Indiana. The river was an important transportation route for Native Americans and European settlers in the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, the river is used for irrigation, municipal water supply, and hydroelectric power generation. The river has several reservoirs and dams, including the Huntington Reservoir, Salamonie Reservoir, and Mississinewa Reservoir. These reservoirs provide flood control, recreational opportunities, and water supply. The Wabash River is a popular destination for fishing, boating, and camping. The river basin is also important for agriculture, with crops such as corn, soybeans, and wheat grown in the area.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Wabash River At Linn Grove
USGS 03322900
22 cfs 4.18 ft 0
Wabash River At Bluffton
USGS 03323000
30 cfs 1.3 ft -22.42
Wabash River At Wabash
USGS 03325000
240 cfs 2.83 ft 14.83
Wabash River At Peru
USGS 03327500
399 cfs 4.9 ft 67.65
Wabash River At Logansport
USGS 03329000
420 cfs 3.08 ft -13.76
Wabash River At Lafayette Ind
USGS 03335500
1010 cfs 1.44 ft 5.87
Wabash River At Montezuma
USGS 03340500
1360 cfs 3.28 ft 0
Wabash River At Covington
USGS 03336000
1200 cfs 4.15 ft 1.69
Wabash River At Terre Haute
USGS 03341500
1720 cfs 3.23 ft 0.58
Wabash River At Riverton Ind
USGS 03342000
1790 cfs 2.21 ft -2.19
Wabash River At New Harmony
USGS 03378500
3460 cfs 0.7 ft -4.42
Wabash River At Mt. Carmel
USGS 03377500
3440 cfs 2.27 ft 1.78

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Wabash River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Wabash River Year Over Year Discharge

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