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Welcome to StreamStats

New Mexico

StreamStats is implemented for a pilot area in northwestern New Mexico. The implemented area is indicated by an aqua-colored boundary on the map in the user interface. This application implements regression equations for estimating instantaneous peak flows with probabilities of occurring in any given year of 50, 20, 10, 4, 2, 1, 0.5, and 0.2 percent. These statistics also are referred to as the 2-, 5-, 10-, 25-, 50-, 100-, 200-, and 500-year floods. The equations in New Mexico StreamStats are documented in the report:

In addition to presentation of the equations, the report also describes the errors associated with the estimates obtained from the equations, the methods used to develop the equations, and the methods used to compute the basin characteristics included as explanatory variables in the equations. StreamStats users should familiarize themselves with the report before attempting to obtain estimates of streamflow statistics for ungaged sites. Application of the equations to ungaged sites assumes that flows at the sites occur under natural conditions. The equations in the above report supersede previous equations that were published in 1985 and 2000 by the U.S. Geological Survey.


Interactive Map


General information on the Interactive Map application, as well as specific sources and computation methods for basin characteristics are available here.

Important Note to Users:

StreamStats for New Mexico was developed in cooperation with the New Mexico Department of Transportation and the U.S Forest Service.

Link to New Mexico DOT Link to U.S. Forest Service

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