Verdigris River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Verdigris River Levels

June 13 2024

38,961 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+1683.0 cfs (+9.37%) since yesterday
100.96% of Normal 6 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Verdigris River was last observed at 19,643 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 38,961 acre-ft of water today; about 101% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 19,456 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2019-05-29 when daily discharge volume was observed at 276,350 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Verdigris River Near Claremore reporting a streamflow rate of 7,150 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Verdigris R Nr Virgil with a gauge stage of 10.09 ft. This river is monitored from 6 different streamgauging stations along the Verdigris River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 964 ft, the Verdigris R Nr Virgil.

Last Updated 2024-06-13
Streamflow 19,643.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 100.96%
Maximum 276,350.0 cfs
2019-05-29

About the verdigris river


The Verdigris River is a tributary of the Arkansas River and runs through Kansas and Oklahoma. It has a length of 310 miles and was named after the greenish-blue mineral, verdigris. The river has been used for transportation, irrigation, and power generation. The Keystone Dam and Reservoir, built in 1964, is the largest reservoir on the river and provides flood control, hydroelectric power, and recreation opportunities for fishing and boating. The Oologah Dam and Reservoir, built in 1974, also provides flood control, hydroelectric power, and recreation opportunities. The river is used for agricultural irrigation and supports the local economy. Recreational activities such as camping, hiking, and wildlife watching are popular along the river.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Verdigris R Nr Virgil
USGS 07165750
743 cfs 10.09 ft -39.59
Verdigris R Nr Altoona
USGS 07166500
2920 cfs 8.09 ft 55.32
Verdigris R At Independence
USGS 07170500
3340 cfs 9.41 ft 62.93
Verdigris R At Coffeyville
USGS 07170990
3070 cfs 6.85 ft 24.8
Verdigris River Near Lenapah
USGS 07171000
2420 cfs 6.92 ft -1.22
Verdigris River Near Claremore
USGS 07176000
7150 cfs 9.91 ft -9.38

Peak Annual Discharge

Verdigris River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Verdigris River Year Over Year Discharge


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