Kiamichi River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Kiamichi River Levels

September 21 2023


Discharge Volume Today
-0.01 cfs (-2.7%) since yesterday
0.09% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Kiamichi River was last observed at 0 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1 acre-ft of water today; about 0% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 422 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2015-12-28 when daily discharge volume was observed at 79,400 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Kiamichi River Near Clayton reporting a streamflow rate of 0.69 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Kiamichi River, with a gauge stage of 2.72 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Kiamichi River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 901 ft, the Kiamichi River Near Big Cedar.

Last Updated 2023-09-15
Streamflow 0.36 cfs
Percent of Normal 0.09%
Maximum 79,400.0 cfs

About the kiamichi river

The Kiamichi River is a tributary of the Red River, located in southeastern Oklahoma. It flows for approximately 165 miles, beginning in the Ouachita Mountains and traveling through forested areas, farmland, and small towns before reaching its confluence with the Red River. The river is known for its clear water and diverse fish population, making it a popular destination for fishing and kayaking enthusiasts. The river also serves as a source of irrigation for agricultural purposes, supporting local farms and ranches. The river is home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Robert S. Kerr Reservoir, which provides hydroelectric power to the surrounding area. The Kiamichi River has a rich history, having been used by Native Americans, explorers, and settlers for centuries. Today, it remains an important resource for the local community, supporting economic, recreational, and environmental activities.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Kiamichi River Near Big Cedar
USGS 07335700
0 cfs 2.37 ft None
Kiamichi River Near Clayton
USGS 07335790
1 cfs 2.72 ft 263.16
Kiamichi River Near Antlers
USGS 07336200
0 cfs 1.18 ft None

Peak Annual Discharge

Kiamichi River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Kiamichi River Year Over Year Discharge

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