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Streamflow—Water year 2019

December 15, 2020

The maps and graphs in this summary describe national streamflow conditions for water year 2019 (October 1, 2018, to September 30, 2019) in the context of streamflow ranks relative to the 90-year period of water years 1930–2019. Annual runoff in the Nation’s rivers and streams during water year 2019 (13.62 inches) was much higher than the long-term (1930–2019) mean annual runoff of 9.37 inches for the contiguous United States. Nationwide, the 2019 streamflow ranked the highest out of the 90 years.

Publication Year 2020
Title Streamflow—Water year 2019
DOI 10.3133/fs20203057
Authors Xiaodong Jian, David M. Wolock, Harry F. Lins, Steven J. Brady
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2020-3057
Index ID fs20203057
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Kansas Water Science Center; Office of Surface Water