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Streamflow—Water year 2022

July 20, 2023

The maps and graphs describe national streamflow conditions for water year 2022 (October 1, 2021, to September 30, 2022) in the context of streamflow ranks relative to the 93-year period of water years 1930–2022. Annual runoff in the Nation’s rivers and streams during water year 2022 (8.97 inches) was a slighter smaller than the long-term (1930–2022) mean annual runoff of 9.39 inches for the contiguous United States. Nationwide, the 2022 streamflow ranked the 60th highest out of the 93 years.

Publication Year 2023
Title Streamflow—Water year 2022
DOI 10.3133/fs20233030
Authors Xiaodong Jian, David M. Wolock, Harry F. Lins, Ronald J. Henderson, Steven J. Brady
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2023-3030
Index ID fs20233030
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Kansas Water Science Center