River Watch Version 3.4 This site is not yet calibrated to discharge and contributing area. G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Good T. De Groeve**
Irrawaddy Center: 97.245  Long. S/N rating: Good S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 1944 Predicted Flooded Area Myanmar Center: 25.064  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 39006 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 20-Aug-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 8556 m3/sec Status: 3 (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 153.9 mm 283% (7-day runoff compared to 10 y average for this date, 2003-2012) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Flood Magnitude: 1.5 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 11158 m3/sec
1999 11918 m3/sec
2000 9355 m3/sec
2001 11812 m3/sec
2002 9626 m3/sec
2003 10443 m3/sec
2004 18576 m3/sec
2005 6474 m3/sec
2006 8941 m3/sec
2007 15883 m3/sec
2008 6522 m3/sec
2009 8611 m3/sec
2010 8560 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 7029 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 14969 m3/sec