River Watch Version 2 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Accuracy: 2.0 Fair T. De Groeve**
DFO Site Number Site 1530 (Somalia) Shabelle Center: 45.495  Long. S/N rating: 3 S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 1521 Somalia Center: 2.564  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Reach Inundation Map 192149 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 30-Dec-16 Learn more about this river Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Latest Discharge: 263 m3/sec Status: 2 (1, low flow; 2, normal flow; 3, moderate flood; 4, major flood, r >5 yr) *CSDMS/INSTAAR, University of Colorado
7-day Runoff 0.80 mm #N/A (7-day runoff compared to 10 yr average for this date, 2003-2012) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Recent Record Technical Summary ***University of Alabama
****Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California
Sensors: TRMM, AMSR-E, AMSR-2, GPM
Annual Maximum Discharge
1998 847 m3/sec
1999 632 m3/sec
2000 480 m3/sec
2001 686 m3/sec
2002 852 m3/sec
2003 626 m3/sec
2004 640 m3/sec
2005 823 m3/sec
2006 882 m3/sec
2007 898 m3/sec
2008 632 m3/sec
2009 720 m3/sec
2010 644 m3/sec
Notes: 7-day centered moving average is applied No calibration data available for this site, site is under construction 2011 896 m3/sec
Complete record Low flow threshold is 20th percentile for this day, 2003-2013 2012 849 m3/sec