Kaskaskia River

Streamflow Weather Hydrology
March 22 2023

Kaskaskia River Report

39094.315 ACRE-FT

-788.0 cfs (-3.84%) today
79.79% of Normal 8 Streamgages

Total streamflow across the Kaskaskia River was last observed at 19710 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 39094 acre-ft of water today; about 80% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 24702 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 129,500 cfs on 2015-12-30.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Kaskaskia River At New Athens reporting a streamflow rate of 5,900 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Kaskaskia River, with a gage stage of 69.73 ft. This river is monitored from 8 different streamgauging stations along the Kaskaskia River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 650 ft, the Kaskaskia River At Chesterville.

Last Updated 2023-03-22
Streamflow 19,710.0 cfs
Percent Normal 79.79%
Maximum 129,500.0 cfs

River Streamflow

Total discharge along the Kaskaskia River

Streamgage Levels

Location Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Kaskaskia River At Chesterville
USGS 05590950
180 cfs 32.07 ft -0.55
Kaskaskia River At Cooks Mills
USGS 05591200
270 cfs 3.8 ft -5.92
Kaskaskia River At Shelbyville
USGS 05592000
1350 cfs 10.38 ft -3.57
Kaskaskia River Near Cowden
USGS 05592100
1490 cfs 8.02 ft -3.87
Kaskaskia River At Vandalia
USGS 05592500
1740 cfs 8.79 ft -4.4
Kaskaskia River At Carlyle
USGS 05593000
4070 cfs 16.25 ft -0.25
Kaskaskia River At New Athens
USGS 05595000
5900 cfs 69.73 ft -6.5
Kaskaskia River Near Venedy Station
USGS 05594100
4710 cfs 11.93 ft -3.29

Peak Annual Discharge

Kaskaskia River maximum total discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Year over year discharge

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