Top Discharges

Streamgauges reporting the most discharge on the Cannon River

10 Day Trend

Discharge comparison for the highest gauges over the past 10 days

Expected Streamflow Ranges

Streamflow discharge range for this time of year

The Cannon River a tributary of the Mississippi River flows 112 miles (180 km) from Lake Tetonka near Waterville to Red Wing in the U.S. state of Minnesota, where it joins the Mississippi River. It drains a watershed approximately 1460 square miles (3,780 kmĀ²) in size. The river flows through the counties of Le Sueur, Rice, Dakota, and Goodhue. The Cannon River has few rapids, but some can be difficult (Class II). Some have claimed lives, as has the confluence with the Little Cannon River in Cannon Falls. Canoes traversing the river must portage several dams; the low header dams ... Source: Wikipedia