HYDAT


DATA SETS    

 

 

This large database contains daily, monthly, and/or instantaneous information for streamflow, water level, suspended sediment concentration, sediment particle size, and sediment load data for over 2900 active stations and some 5100 discontinued sites across Canada. This data set is produced and maintained by Environment Canada. 

Spatial:

  • Canada

Temporal:

  • 1908-last year
  • This data has been used in numerous research papers on Canadian climate and hydrology.
  • The data is available from Environment Canada’s WebPage
  • Also available from the data site is a set of normals for a given time period for a given station. These are useful for calculating anomalies, and comparisons.