Niangua River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Niangua River Levels

June 15 2024

3,533 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-153.0 cfs (-7.91%) since yesterday
261.6% of Normal 2 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Niangua River was last observed at 1,781 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 3,533 acre-ft of water today; about 262% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 681 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2015-12-27 when daily discharge volume was observed at 85,000 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Niangua River At Tunnel Dam Near Macks Creek reporting a streamflow rate of 1,170 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Niangua River, with a gauge stage of 2.98 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Niangua River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 915 ft, the Niangua River At Windyville.

Last Updated 2024-06-15
Streamflow 1,781.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 261.6%
Maximum 85,000.0 cfs
2015-12-27

About the niangua river


The Niangua River is a tributary of the Osage River located in central Missouri, USA. Stretching for 125 miles, the river has a rich history dating back to the Osage Native Americans who once inhabited the area. The Niangua River is fed by numerous springs and has a steady flow rate, making it popular for recreational activities such as fishing, swimming, and canoeing. The river also has several popular reservoirs and dams, including the Lake of the Ozarks and the Harry S. Truman Dam, which provide hydroelectric power and regulate the river's flow. Additionally, the river is used for agricultural purposes, with many farmers irrigating their crops from its waters. The Niangua River is an important resource for the surrounding communities and is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Niangua River At Windyville
USGS 06923250
611 cfs 2.96 ft 21.23
Niangua River At Tunnel Dam Near Macks Creek
USGS 06923950
1170 cfs 2.98 ft -18.18

Peak Annual Discharge

Niangua River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Niangua River Year Over Year Discharge


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