Site ID: 2545 Lat. 25.7762 India Assam
River: Brahmaputra Long. 89.8730
Site name: Phulbari Contributing area: 491421 km2 Ratio to Comparison Station: 1.21
Latest measurement: 10-Jan-10 Mean annual runoff: 461 mm (2003-2007)
Hydrologic status: 2 Normal flow Total runoff this year: 1244 mm
Latest M/C ratio: 1.66 Seven day total: 2 mm
Estimated current discharge: 10980 m3/sec Percent of mean 7-day total: 159.2 % (today's value compared to mean for same period, 2003-2007)
Ice-cover determination: 5 yr recurrence flood: 79126 m3/sec (from Log Pearson III analysis)
Status Codes:  1 = Low flow, 2 = Normal flow, 3 = Flood, 4 = Major Flood 62654 m3/sec (from Gumbel Extreme Value analysis)
Comparison Station Information:  Pandu (2851300)           Contributing Area:   sq mi 405697 sq km
(Data from this gaging station are used for the calibration to discharge, with an adjustment for different contributing areas)
Notes: Rating equation is based on comparison of montly means from a trunk stream station in the region
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
720 2005 0.0 0.0 1.9 108.2 73.0 11.8 0.0 132.3 143.7 105.6 69.1 74.7
310 2006 38.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 85.2 91.1 95.2 0.0 0.0
1272 2007 65.7 44.4 68.5 78.3 98.3 110.8 131.5 172.6 211.3 126.3 102.1 62.3
1244 2008 69.7 77.4 82.2 91.6 92.9 83.5 143.9 151.8 175.0 116.0 92.1 68.3
1096 2009 65.8 69.4 73.1 94.2 94.0 85.0 106.0 142.6 107.4 109.2 77.8 71.5
Mean Annual Runoff: 591 Standard Deviation: 581
Trend in Annual Runoff (slope):  253.01
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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