USGS River Data

Listed below are tables that represent real time hourly data from the United States Geological Survey.

The numbers will change every few minutes to reflect the changes in water temperatures and water levels at the following stations within the Delaware River drainage.

NOTE: The location of the USGS Hancock, NY gauge is on the WEST BRANCH Delaware River - NOT at Junction Pool with mix from East Branch.
Topo: Lat 41°57'08", long 75°17'30"
Physical location: 191 Bridge at end of Pennsylvania State Highway 191 (West Branch Delaware)
and 1.3 mi upstream from confluence with East Branch Delaware River.

Optimum water temperatures for the following gamefish are listed below:

B r o w n T r o u t R a i n b o w T r o u t S h a d S m a l l m o u t h B a s s W a l l e y e
48 to 62 degrees54 to 68 degrees52 to 66 degrees67 to 77 degreesBelow 50 degrees

Normal water levels on the main stem are from 2.7 to 3.2 feet or 600 to 1500 cfs.
Anglers should use caution above 3.3 feet and the river is not wadable at 3.5 feet and above.

Upper Delaware River - Callicoon, NYStationDate and TimeHeightCFSTemperature
USGS014275102024-07-18 09:303.55150076
Upper Delaware River - Lordville, NYStationDate and TimeHeightCFSTemperature
USGS014272072024-07-18 09:306.45132032
West Branch Delaware River - Hancock, NY - Penna Route 191StationDate and TimeHeightCFSTemperature
USGS014270002024-07-18 09:15ESTEST58
East Branch Delaware River at Fishs Eddy, NYStationDate and TimeHeightCFSTemperature
USGS014210002024-07-18 09:304.5047871
West Branch Delaware River - Hale Eddy, NYStationDate and TimeHeightCFSTemperature
USGS014265002024-07-18 09:303.0660651
W. Br. Delaware River at Stilesville, NY [CANNONSVILLE RESERVOIR]StationDate and TimeHeightCFSTemperature
USGS014250002024-07-18 09:308.0950247

Note the current CFS for Cannonsville Reservoir [West Branch Delaware River]. When NYC DEP releases UNDER 350cfs - the West Branch Delaware River cannot be floated.