Site ID: 2538 Lat. 30.2208 Mexico 0
River: Del Carmen Long. -106.8106
Site name: 0 Contributing area: 7834 km2 Ratio to Comparison Station: 0.04
Latest measurement: 9-Jan-10 Mean annual runoff: 692 mm (2003-2007)
Hydrologic status: 2 Normal flow Total runoff this year: 948 mm
Latest M/C ratio: 1.17 Seven day total: 1 mm
Estimated current discharge: 157 m3/sec Percent of mean 7-day total: 172.8 % (today's value compared to mean for same period, 2003-2007)
Ice-cover determination: 5 yr recurrence flood: 1646 m3/sec (from Log Pearson III analysis)
Status Codes:  1 = Low flow, 2 = Normal flow, 3 = Flood, 4 = Major Flood 1325 m3/sec (from Gumbel Extreme Value analysis)
Comparison Station Information:  el Capomal (4356100)         Contributing Area:   sq mi 189027 sq km
(Data from this gaging station are used for the calibration to discharge, with an adjustment for different contributing areas)
Notes: Not yet calibrated to real discharge units
Discharge and runoff, based on satellite remote sensing (NASA AMSR-E data)
(For U.S, sites, nearby ground station discharge may also be shown)
2008-Present
2002-Present
Annual  Monthly Total Runoff (mm), computed from above satellite-based discharge data
Runoff
(mm) Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
0 2002 no data no data no data no data no data no data no data 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
0 2003 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
0 2004 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
869 2005 0.0 0.0 9.0 105.8 112.8 17.2 0.0 167.1 70.6 117.2 104.2 164.8
426 2006 116.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 194.7 52.0 63.0 0.0 0.0
782 2007 60.3 39.7 103.9 52.9 58.5 87.3 60.3 23.6 11.8 64.1 97.1 122.4
948 2008 117.5 112.0 100.7 109.0 85.6 77.6 95.8 15.2 1.5 24.2 94.4 115.0
886 2009 123.5 104.4 100.6 63.7 51.2 51.3 82.6 26.1 32.6 65.2 81.6 103.4
Mean Annual Runoff: 756 Standard Deviation: 429
Trend in Annual Runoff (slope):  9.77
Discharge is estimated directly via a rating equation from the remote sensing data (M/C ratio) shown below.
Explanation:   Green line records upwelling microwave emission from a land parcel (ca 10 km x 10 km) near the river; blue line from a parcel centered over the river.
Brown line is their ratio (M/C; scale on right) and is used to estimate river discharge via a rating equation.
Rating equations are being developed and applied on an individual basis. For calibration status, see "notes" entry, above.
When data above show calibration site values lower than for the measurement site, discharge estimation may not be possible.
GoogleEarth View of Measurement Site
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