Water Pressure

Water Pressure for Rain

Common water pressure for rain amount

Pressure Description
3000 Very Light Rain (<.0.01 in/hr)
4250 Light Rain (0.01-0.04 in/hr)
5000 Moderate Rain (0.04-0.16 in/hr)
6250 Heavy Rain (0.16-0.63 in/hr)
12,500 Very Heavy Rain (0.63-2.0 in/hr)
25,000 Extreme Rain (2.0-4.0 in/hr)
50,000 Torrential Rain (>4.0 in/hr)
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Water Pressure for Rivers

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.

River Low Speed (m/s) Pressure Avg Speed Pressure Extreme Speed Pressure
Amazon 25 12,500 40 20,000 116 58,000.00
Mississippi 32 16,000 80 40,000.00
Niagra 10 5,000 600 (at the falls) 300,000.00
Susquehanna 0.22 110 3.46 1,730 821 3,000.00
Nile 30 15,000 123 61,500.00
Lehigh 3.30 1,650 2.9 1,450 8 4,000.00
Depth Pascals
1 10,000
2 20,000
3 30,000
4 40,000
5 50,000
6 60,000
7 70,000
8 80,000
9 90,000
10 100,000