Water Pressure

Water Pressure for Rain

Common water pressure for rain amount
PressureDescription
3000Very Light Rain (<.0.01 in/hr)
4250Light Rain (0.01-0.04 in/hr)
5000Moderate Rain (0.04-0.16 in/hr)
6250Heavy Rain (0.16-0.63 in/hr)
12,500Very Heavy Rain (0.63-2.0 in/hr)
25,000Extreme Rain (2.0-4.0 in/hr)
50,000Torrential Rain (>4.0 in/hr)

River Speed and Pressure

Common rivers, their speeds, and their pressure. The wider a river gets, the slower it gets and the less pressure it exerts. All pressures are at the surface.
RiverLow Speed (m/s)PressureAvg SpeedPressureExtreme SpeedPressure
Amazon2512,5004020,000116 58,000.00
Mississippi3216,00080 40,000.00
Niagra105,000600 (at the falls) 300,000.00
Susquehanna0.221103.461,7308213,000.00
Nile3015,000123 61,500.00
Lehigh3.301,6502.91,4508 4,000.00
DepthPascals
110,000
220,000
330,000
440,000
550,000
660,000
770,000
880,000
990,000
10100,000