North Canadian River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

North Canadian River Levels

September 21 2023

1,309 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-74.0 cfs (-10.08%) since yesterday
76.61% of Normal 11 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the North Canadian River was last observed at 660 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,309 acre-ft of water today; about 77% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 861 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2019-05-23 when daily discharge volume was observed at 83,189 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the North Canadian River Near Harrah reporting a streamflow rate of 215 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the North Canadian River At Shawnee with a gauge stage of 9.46 ft. This river is monitored from 11 different streamgauging stations along the North Canadian River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,851 ft, the North Canadian River At Woodward.

Last Updated 2023-09-21
Streamflow 660.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 76.61%
Maximum 83,189.0 cfs

About the north canadian river

The North Canadian River is a river in the central United States that flows through Oklahoma. The river is approximately 470 miles long and has a drainage area of over 17,000 square miles. The river was historically used by Native American tribes for transportation and trade. In the early 20th century, several reservoirs and dams were built along the river, including Lake Overholser and Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City. These reservoirs provide drinking water and recreational opportunities for residents of the area. The river is also used for agricultural purposes, with irrigation systems drawing water from the river to irrigate crops. Overall, the North Canadian River is an important resource for the region, providing water for drinking, irrigation, and recreation.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
North Canadian River At Woodward
USGS 07237500
108 cfs 3.5 ft 3.85
North Canadian River Near Seiling
USGS 07238000
100 cfs 4.88 ft -2.25
North Canadian River Blw Weavers Ck Nr Watonga
USGS 07239300
10 cfs 7.38 ft -3.24
North Canadian River Near Calumet
USGS 07239450
24 cfs 3.58 ft -4.07
North Canadian River Near El Reno
USGS 07239500
32 cfs 3.08 ft -21.18
North Canadian River Near Yukon
USGS 07239700
36 cfs 1.1 ft -25.21
North Canadian River Blw Lk Overholser Nr Okc
USGS 07241000
12 cfs 3.87 ft -23.12
North Canadian River At Britton Rd At Okc
USGS 07241520
48 cfs 5.01 ft -79.58
North Canadian River Near Harrah
USGS 07241550
215 cfs 3.64 ft 170.1
North Canadian River At Shawnee
USGS 07241800
127 cfs 9.46 ft -13.01
North Canadian River Near Wetumka
USGS 07242000
210 cfs 5.56 ft -15.32

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North Canadian River Maximum Total Discharge

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North Canadian River Year Over Year Discharge

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