The Maquoketa River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately 150 miles (240 km) long, in northeastern Iowa in the United States. Its watershed covers 1,694 square miles (4,387 km2) within a rural region of rolling hills and farmland southwest of Dubuque. It is not to be confused with the Little Maquoketa River, another distinct direct tributary of the Upper Mississippi River meeting the Big River north of Dubuque. The river and its tributaries mark the border of the Driftless Area of Iowa, with the areas east of it not having been covered by ice during the last ice ... Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Maquoketa River Near Maquoketa with a streamflow rate of 2,950 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Maquoketa River, reporting a gauge stage of 14.39 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Maquoketa River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 920 ft, the Maquoketa River At Manchester .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Maquoketa River At Manchester
|335 cfs||5.22 ft|
Maquoketa River Near Maquoketa
|2950 cfs||14.39 ft|