River Watch Version 3.4 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Very Good T. De Groeve**
Zambezi Center: 23.265  Long. S/N rating: Very Good S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 277 Predicted Flooded Area Zambia Center: -16.245  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 292696 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 20-Nov-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 1264 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 2.1 mm 91% (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 22908 m3/sec
1999 20137 m3/sec
2000 20165 m3/sec
2001 20485 m3/sec
2002 7662 m3/sec
2003 22493 m3/sec
2004 20825 m3/sec
2005 2971 m3/sec
2006 16936 m3/sec
2007 21701 m3/sec
2008 20309 m3/sec
2009 25556 m3/sec
2010 21027 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 17448 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 17895 m3/sec