River Watch Version 3.4 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Poor T. De Groeve**
Benue Center: 8.865  Long. S/N rating: Fair S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 1441 Predicted Flooded Area Nigeria Center: 7.784  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 299623 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 22-Apr-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 4021 m3/sec Status: 2 (1, low; 2, normal flow; 3, moderate flood, r >1.5 y; 4, major flood, r >5 y) *CSDMS/INSTAAR, University of Colorado
7-day Runoff 11.7 mm 321% (7-day runoff compared to 10 y average for this date, 2003-2012) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Flood Magnitude: 0.0 Scale of 0-10 Flood Magnitude Defined Technical Summary ***University of Alabama
****Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California
Sensors: TRMM, AMSR-E, AMSR-2, GPM
Annual Maximum Discharge
1998 24171 m3/sec
1999 23537 m3/sec
2000 20886 m3/sec
2001 17595 m3/sec
2002 16042 m3/sec
2003 9582 m3/sec
2004 8613 m3/sec
2005 8204 m3/sec
2006 15218 m3/sec
2007 13910 m3/sec
2008 16023 m3/sec
2009 16001 m3/sec
2010 12079 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 16412 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 36371 m3/sec