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: 24.615  Long. S/N rating: Very Good S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 64 Predicted Flooded Area Namibia Center: -17.505  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 333269 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 28-Mar-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 19749 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 23.7 mm 145% (7-day runoff compared to 10 y average for this date, 2003-2012) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Flood Magnitude: 0.4 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 20161 m3/sec
1999 18460 m3/sec
2000 17824 m3/sec
2001 20471 m3/sec
2002 8097 m3/sec
2003 22264 m3/sec
2004 20661 m3/sec
2005 3491 m3/sec
2006 13792 m3/sec
2007 22647 m3/sec
2008 12299 m3/sec
2009 25517 m3/sec
2010 20899 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 16926 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 19260 m3/sec