Journal History

2014 The inaugural issue was released. Hydrology was published as a quarterly journal.
2018 Hydrology was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
Hydrology was indexed in Scopus—Elsevier.
Hydrology launches the Travel Award project to support young researchers in this field.
2019 Hydrology announced the first edition of the Travel awards.
Hydrology received its first CiteScore (2.02) of 2018, ranked 80/209 in “Water Science and Technology”.
2020 The American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) became affiliated to Hydrology.
Hydrology announced the 2020 Best Paper awards: Dr. George Papaioannou.
Hydrology announced the 2019 Outstanding Reviewer awards: Dr. Henrique Momm.
Hydrology received its 2019 CiteScore (3.2), ranked 50/94 in “Water Resource”.
2021 The Japanese Society of Physical Hydrology (JSPH) became affiliated to Hydrology.
Hydrology announces the 2021 Travel awards: Dr. Georgia Papacharalampous and Dr. Mattei Alexandra.
Hydrology received its 2020 CiteScore (3.4), ranked 44/145 in “Earth-Surface Processes”.
Hydrology publishes its 500th paper.
Hydrology established the following sections:
  • Hydrological and Hydrodynamic Processes and Modelling;
  • Surface Waters and Groundwaters;
  • Hydrology–Climate Interactions;
  • Soil and Hydrology;
  • Water Resources and Risk Management;
  • Hydrology and Economics/Human Health;
  • Ecohydrology;
  • Marine Environment and Hydrology Interactions;
  • Hydrological Measurements and Instrumentation;
  • Statistical Hydrology.
2022 Hydrology adopted a monthly publication schedule.
Hydrology announced the fourth edition of the Travel awards.
Hydrology received its 2021 CiteScore (3.6), ranked 51/155 in “Earth-Surface Processes”.
2023 Hydrology received its 2022 CiteScore (4.1), ranked 52/136 in “Earth-Surface Processes”, 52/136 in “Oceanography”, 100/248 in “Water Science and Technology”, 62/120 in “Waste Management and Disposal”.
Hydrology received its first Impact Factor (3.2), ranked 44/130 (Q2) in “Water Resources”.
2024 The year 2024 marks the 10th Anniversary of Hydrology.
received its 2023 CiteScore (4.9), ranked 40/179 (Q1) in “Earth-Surface Processes”, 42/145 in “Oceanography”, 83/261 in “Water Science and Technology”, and 58/134 in “Waste Management and Disposal”.
Hydrology received its 2023 Impact Factor (3.1), ranked 37/127 (Q2) in “Water Resources”.


2014–2018 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Okke Batelaan
2018–2020 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Bellie Sivakumar
2020–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ezio Todini

Section Editor-in-Chief

2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Tommaso Caloiero for the section on Hydrology–Climate Interactions
2023–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Enda O'Connell for the section on Hydrological and Hydrodynamic Processes and Modelling
2024–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Paolo Reggiani for the section on Water Resources and Risk Management
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