Record Lows In Amazon River Water Level 2010

by Captain Bill

The chart showing record lows of the water level in the Amazon River near Iquitos Peru in 2010.

The chart showing record low water levels in the Amazon River in 2010

The blue line represents the record high water level. The red line represents the previous low water level. The green line is the average water level. The brown line is 2010. The black line on the left side of the chart represents the first days of 2011.

There were a few days of record low water level the second week in July. There were record low water levels again from the third week of August most days until November 12th, and again from November 30th until December 8th.

The new record low water level near Iquitos Peru was set on October 9th, 10th, and 11th and was over a meter lower than the previous record.

The water level when this article was published was over two meters below the average for January 6th.

The chart showing record lows of the water level in the Amazon River near Iquitos Peru in 2010.

Bill Grimes is the President of Dawn on the Amazon Tours and Cruises.

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Bernhard January 25, 2011 at 3:43 am

Dear Bill.

I’ve been searching for a link to find recent charts at the senahmi homepage, this, trying unsucessfully.

May I ask you to share a link for the updates of the above chart?

All the best to you and Iquitos.
Bernhard

2 amazon tours April 7, 2011 at 9:00 pm

Hi Bill, I found your descriptive explanation of water level in Amazon river very helpful. thanks

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