Mississippi River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Mississippi River Levels

June 14 2024

8,055,555 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-89720.0 cfs (-2.16%) since yesterday
122.76% of Normal 20 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Mississippi River was last observed at 4,061,332 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 8,055,555 acre-ft of water today; about 123% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 3,308,423 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2019-06-11 when daily discharge volume was observed at 7,577,143 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Mississippi River At Vicksburg reporting a streamflow rate of 927,000 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Mississippi River, with a gauge stage of 35.04 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 20 different streamgauging stations along the Mississippi River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,318 ft, the Mississippi River Near Bemidji.

Last Updated 2024-06-14
Streamflow 4,061,332.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 122.76%
Maximum 7,577,143.0 cfs

About the mississippi river

The Mississippi River is the fourth-longest river in the world, stretching over 2,300 miles from its source in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. It has played a significant role in the history and development of the United States, serving as a major transportation route for goods and people. The river's hydrology is influenced by its major tributaries, such as the Missouri and Ohio Rivers, and it has been harnessed for hydroelectric power through the construction of several dams and reservoirs, including the famous Hoover Dam. The river has also been an important source of freshwater for agricultural irrigation and a popular destination for recreational activities such as boating and fishing. However, the river has also faced challenges, including pollution and flooding, which have had significant impacts on the surrounding environment and communities.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Mississippi River Near Bemidji
USGS 05200510
412 cfs 3.76 ft 0
Mississippi River At Grand Rapids
USGS 05211000
1690 cfs 5.69 ft 0.6
Mississippi River At Aitkin
USGS 05227500
4860 cfs 9.42 ft 2.97
Mississippi River At Brainerd
USGS 05242300
5570 cfs 8.71 ft 8.37
Mississippi River Near Royalton
USGS 05267000
9500 cfs 11.49 ft -5.94
Mississippi River At St. Cloud
USGS 05270700
11000 cfs 6.36 ft -9.84
Mississippi River At Anoka
USGS 05283500
20900 cfs 7.17 ft -5.86
Mississippi River Near Anoka
USGS 05288500
24100 cfs 8.09 ft -5.12
Mississippi River At St. Paul
USGS 05331000
56800 cfs 11.25 ft -5.02
Mississippi River At Prescott
USGS 05344500
74300 cfs 33.14 ft -5.47
Mississippi River At Red Wing
USGS 05355250
81400 cfs 11.11 ft -4.01
Mississippi River At Winona
USGS 05378500
97800 cfs 11.4 ft -3.17
Mississippi River At Mcgregor
USGS 05389500
21700 cfs 8.16 ft
Mississippi River At Clinton
USGS 05420500
117000 cfs 15.11 ft 1.74
Mississippi River At St. Louis
USGS 07010000
399000 cfs 22.31 ft -1.97
Mississippi River At Chester
USGS 07020500
377000 cfs 24.8 ft -0.26
Mississippi River At Thebes
USGS 07022000
397000 cfs 27.97 ft -0.25
Mississippi River At Memphis
USGS 07032000
614000 cfs 15.38 ft -3.46
Mississippi River At Vicksburg
USGS 07289000
927000 cfs 35.04 ft -3.13
Mississippi River At Baton Rouge
USGS 07374000
842000 cfs 32.41 ft -1.41

Peak Annual Discharge

Mississippi River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Mississippi River Year Over Year Discharge

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