Muskingum River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Muskingum River Levels

June 20 2024

19,041 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+240.0 cfs (+2.56%) since yesterday
35.17% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Muskingum River was last observed at 9,600 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 19,041 acre-ft of water today; about 35% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 27,294 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2024-04-03 when daily discharge volume was observed at 169,700 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Muskingum River At Mcconnelsville Oh reporting a streamflow rate of 2,680 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Muskingum River At Beverly Oh with a gauge stage of 15.37 ft. This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Muskingum River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 733 ft, the Muskingum River Near Coshocton Oh.

Last Updated 2024-06-20
Streamflow 9,600.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 35.17%
Maximum 169,700.0 cfs
2024-04-03

About the muskingum river


The Muskingum River is a major tributary of the Ohio River, running 111 miles through southeastern Ohio. It has played an important role in the state's history, serving as a transportation route for Native Americans and European settlers. The river is home to several dams and reservoirs, including the Wills Creek Dam and Seneca Lake. The Muskingum River Parkway and its associated lakes were created in the mid-20th century to provide flood control and recreational opportunities for the region. The river supports a variety of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, and camping. In addition, the Muskingum River is an important source of water for agricultural uses in the region.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Muskingum River Near Coshocton Oh
USGS 03140500
1930 cfs 6.33 ft 14.88
Muskingum River At Dresden Oh
USGS 03144500
2340 cfs 7.03 ft 13.04
Muskingum River At Mcconnelsville Oh
USGS 03150000
2680 cfs 2.53 ft -4.96
Muskingum River At Beverly Oh
USGS 03150500
2650 cfs 15.37 ft -5.02

Peak Annual Discharge

Muskingum River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Muskingum River Year Over Year Discharge


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