Satellite River Discharge Measurements G. R. Brakenridge*
S. Cohen*
DFO Site Number Site 1514 (Ethiopia) Omu Delta 35 37.09 Deg. Long. A. J. Kettner*
GFDS Site Number 1505 River 3.769 5.859 Deg. Lat. J.P.M. Syvitski*
Ethiopia 39385.00 sq km Contributing Area T. De Groeve**
Last measured: 02/11/13 Obtain Data S.V. Nghiem***
Discharge: 117 m3/sec Status: 2 (1, low flow; 2, normal flow; 3, moderate flood; 4, major flood) *CSDMS/INSTAAR, University of Colorado
Runoff: 0.26 mm 79% (runoff compared to average for this date, 2003-2011) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Record since January 1, 2011 Technical Summary ***Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California
Annual Maximum Discharge
2002 777 m3/sec
2003 540 m3/sec
2004 570 m3/sec
2005 614 m3/sec
2006 657 m3/sec
2007 610 m3/sec
2008 643 m3/sec
2009 655 m3/sec
2010 623 m3/sec
2011 770 m3/sec
2012 437 m3/sec
2013 0 m3/sec
2014 0 m3/sec
2015 m3/sec
Ground Station, if available: Notes: 2016 m3/sec
Complete record
Flood Frequency Analysis
(Log Pearson III, 10 yrs, 2002-2011)
10 yr
748 m3/sec
5 yr
704 m3/sec
1.33 yr
591 m3/sec
5th percentile (low flow)
34 m3/sec
Annual Mean Discharge
2002 230 m3/sec
2003 157 m3/sec
2004 152 m3/sec
2005 165 m3/sec
Monthly Total Runoff (mm), measured from satellite-based discharge data 2006 194 m3/sec
Total 2007 173 m3/sec
Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Yr 2008 162 m3/sec
2002 13.2 13.9 24.4 26.9 27.5 10.3 8.5 5.8 5.1 12.7 17.6 18.5 184.3 2009 171 m3/sec
2003 14.4 8.7 12.5 21.5 17.2 6.1 4.9 4.9 7.9 7.3 8.2 11.5 125.3 2010 144 m3/sec
2004 7.6 7.4 9.4 15.9 11.1 5.9 4.8 9.2 7.1 12.0 19.1 11.8 121.2 2011 193 m3/sec
2005 10.6 8.2 18.7 16.4 21.1 7.6 4.2 4.4 5.5 9.6 13.6 12.6 132.4 2012 131 m3/sec
2006 10.3 12.5 14.9 17.6 13.1 7.5 5.2 17.4 9.7 8.2 19.6 19.8 155.7 2013 #DIV/0! m3/sec
2007 6.3 8.3 12.2 17.1 8.8 16.8 8.0 11.4 13.9 10.5 12.9 11.0 137.1 2014 #DIV/0! m3/sec
2008 13.4 12.3 15.8 19.1 7.5 5.2 2.0 2.3 2.9 21.6 17.4 10.4 129.9 2015 m3/sec
2009 13.3 11.4 12.5 16.7 18.0 5.1 2.1 2.1 1.9 14.5 19.5 19.7 136.7 2016 m3/sec
2010 13.4 8.5 23.2 12.4 14.5 3.8 1.7 2.4 7.1 8.9 9.6 10.0 115.4
2011 8.6 7.1 9.9 14.5 12.7 8.7 6.5 8.5 12.2 16.4 30.1 17.6 152.7
2012 7.71 6.19 8.60 10.90 15.66 4.00 1.88 3.34 5.53 13.23 15.76 12.02 104.8
2013 0.0
2014 0.0
2015 0.0
2016 0.0
2017 0.0