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**
Shabelle Center: 45.405  Long. S/N rating: Good S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 1529 Predicted Flooded Area Somalia Center: 2.834  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 236171 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 21-May-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 362 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 0.9 mm 142% (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 402 m3/sec
1999 521 m3/sec
2000 473 m3/sec
2001 706 m3/sec
2002 953 m3/sec
2003 668 m3/sec
2004 676 m3/sec
2005 584 m3/sec
2006 738 m3/sec
2007 820 m3/sec
2008 630 m3/sec
2009 637 m3/sec
2010 661 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 732 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 488 m3/sec