A check of the USGS website showed that the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls was flowing 947 cubic feet per second, which is above the average level for May 8 of 511 cfs over 102 years of record-keeping. The minimum flow recorded was 210 cubic feet per second back in 2001, and the maximum flow recorded on May 8 was 2380 cfs in 1989.
Water temperatures this past week ranged from a low of 36 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday morning to a high of 54 degrees F on Monday evening.
The East Branch Delaware River was flowing above the average level; recorded at 2460 cubic feet per second this evening, as compared to the average flow of 886 cfs, based on 61 years of record-keeping. The minimum flow recorded was 384 cubic feet per second in 2001 and the maximum flow recorded on May 8 was 4660 cfs in 1989.
Water temperatures on the East Branch this past week ranged from a low of 44 degrees F last Sunday morning to a high of 53 degrees F on Monday afternoon.