Satellite River Discharge Measurements G. R. Brakenridge*
S. Cohen*
DFO Site Number Site 11067 ( River White Nile) White Nile 30.05342 33.0534199 Deg. Long. A. J. Kettner*
GFDS Site Number 11519 River 2.8261324 5.8261324 Deg. Lat. J.P.M. Syvitski*
Sudan 471942.00 sq km Contributing Area T. De Groeve**
Last measured: 04/10/12 Obtain Data S.V. Nghiem***
Discharge: 13911 m3/sec Status: 4 (1, low flow; 2, normal flow; 3, moderate flood; 4, major flood) *CSDMS/INSTAAR, University of Colorado
Runoff: 2.55 mm 260% (runoff compared to average for this date, 2003-2011) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Record since January 1, 2011 Technical Summary ***Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California
Annual Maximum Discharge
2002 15350 m3/sec
2003 10791 m3/sec
2004 10097 m3/sec
2005 12150 m3/sec
2006 13914 m3/sec
2007 13370 m3/sec
2008 12454 m3/sec
2009 12068 m3/sec
2010 11847 m3/sec
2011 13307 m3/sec
2012 15844 m3/sec
2013 0 m3/sec
2014 0 m3/sec
2015 m3/sec
Ground Station, if available: 0 Notes: 2016 m3/sec
Complete record
Flood Frequency Analysis
(Log Pearson III, 10 yrs, 2002-2011)
10 yr
14543 m3/sec
5 yr
13805 m3/sec
1.33 yr
11470 m3/sec
5th percentile (low flow)
2136 m3/sec
Annual Mean Discharge
2002 3862 m3/sec
2003 4192 m3/sec
2004 3769 m3/sec
2005 4437 m3/sec
Monthly Total Runoff (mm), measured from satellite-based discharge data 2006 4255 m3/sec
Total 2007 3915 m3/sec
Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Yr 2008 3824 m3/sec
2002 24.9 20.0 34.7 19.7 17.1 25.0 17.4 20.9 20.1 26.4 16.8 14.4 257.3 2009 4334 m3/sec
2003 20.3 23.3 30.6 31.2 26.4 21.5 22.0 24.9 21.3 21.3 19.1 18.7 280.7 2010 4331 m3/sec
2004 22.1 23.1 23.2 28.5 18.9 20.6 17.5 16.3 19.4 26.0 22.1 14.1 251.8 2011 4337 m3/sec
2005 23.9 23.3 27.8 32.3 38.8 20.4 24.7 15.8 18.3 28.7 20.7 21.9 296.6 2012 4753 m3/sec
2006 27.1 26.7 27.9 26.1 26.8 22.8 17.0 24.2 19.6 20.1 20.0 26.2 284.5 2013 #DIV/0! m3/sec
2007 21.2 22.5 28.6 29.4 19.3 22.0 14.0 26.7 21.6 21.3 16.5 17.0 260.2 2014 #DIV/0! m3/sec
2008 23.2 23.9 31.4 24.7 23.6 15.2 15.0 20.6 17.9 28.0 15.7 16.3 255.7 2015 m3/sec
2009 23.2 22.1 26.2 32.4 37.1 20.9 23.3 24.5 23.3 26.5 15.6 14.7 289.7 2016 m3/sec
2010 21.0 28.5 28.7 34.9 26.7 22.0 32.9 21.5 18.0 20.0 15.5 19.8 289.5
2011 24.0 25.5 39.8 25.6 32.6 18.2 25.7 17.6 25.2 19.1 18.3 14.5 286.0
2012 18.75 18.60 28.86 18.23 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 84.4
2013 0.0
2014 0.0
2015 0.0
2016 0.0
2017 0.0