List of U.S. rivers by discharge
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List of U.S. rivers by discharge



This is a list of rivers in the United States by average discharge streamflow in cubic feet per second All rivers with average discharge more than 15,000 cubic feet per second are listed Estimates are approximate, because data are variable with time period measured and also because many rivers lack a gauging station near their point of outflow

No River Length km Length miles Average discharge cfs Outflow
1 Mississippi River 7003373000000000000♠3,730 7003232000000000000♠2,320 7005593000000000000♠593,0001 Gulf of Mexico
2 Ohio River 7003157500000000000♠1,5752 7002979000000000000♠9792 7005281500000000000♠281,5003 Mississippi River
3 Saint Lawrence River 7002965000000000000♠9652 7002600000000000000♠600 7005348000000000000♠348,0001 275,000 at US-Canada boundary Gulf of Saint Lawrence
4 Columbia River 7003200000000000000♠2,0002 7003124300000000000♠1,2432 7005273000000000000♠273,0002 Pacific Ocean
5 Yukon River 7003318500000000000♠3,1852 7003198000000000000♠1,9802 7005227000000000000♠227,0001 Bering Sea
6 Atchafalaya River 7002220000000000000♠220 7002137000000000000♠137 7005225000000000000♠225,0001 Gulf of Mexico
7 Niagara River 7001580000000000000♠58 7001360000000000000♠36 7005204700000000000♠204,7001 Lake Ontario
8 Detroit River 7001510000000000000♠51 7001320000000000000♠32 7005188000000000000♠188,0001 Lake Erie
9 St Clair River 7001630000000000000♠63 7001390000000000000♠39 7005183000000000000♠183,0001 Lake St Clair
10 Missouri River 7003376700000000000♠3,7672 7003234100000000000♠2,3412 7004863000000000000♠86,300 Mississippi River
11 St Marys River 7002120000000000000♠120 7001750000000000000♠75 7004750000000000000♠75,0001 Lake Huron-Lake Michigan
12 Tennessee River 7003104900000000000♠1,049 7002652000000000000♠652 7004680000000000000♠68,0001 Ohio River
13 Mobile River 7001720000000000000♠72 7001450000000000000♠45 7004670000000000000♠67,0001 Gulf of Mexico
14 Kuskokwim River 7003113000000000000♠1,1302 7002702000000000000♠7022 7004670000000000000♠67,0001 Bering Sea
15 Red River 7003219000000000000♠2,190 7003136000000000000♠1,360 7004580000000000000♠58,0001 Atchafalaya River
16 Copper River 7002470000000000000♠470 7002290000000000000♠290 7004574000000000000♠57,4001 Gulf of Alaska
17 Snake River 7003167400000000000♠1,6742 7003104000000000000♠1,0402 7004550000000000000♠55,0004 Columbia River
18 Stikine River 7002610000000000000♠610 7002379000000000000♠379 7004560000000000000♠56,0001 Pacific Ocean
19 Susitna River 7002504000000000000♠504 7002313000000000000♠313 7004510000000000000♠51,0001 Gulf of Alaska
20 Arkansas River 7003232200000000000♠2,3222 7003144300000000000♠1,4432 7004445000000000000♠44,5005 Mississippi River
21 Tanana River 7002940000000000000♠9402 7002584000000000000♠5842 7004418000000000000♠41,8002 Yukon River
22 Susquehanna River 7002747000000000000♠747 7002464000000000000♠464 7004382000000000000♠38,2001 Chesapeake Bay
23 Willamette River 7002301000000000000♠301 7002187000000000000♠187 7004374000000000000♠37,4001 Columbia River
24 Wabash River 7002810000000000000♠8102 7002503000000000000♠5032 7004345000000000000♠34,5006 Ohio River
25 Alabama River 7002512000000000000♠512 7002318000000000000♠318 7004325000000000000♠32,5007 Mobile River
26 Nushagak River 7002450000000000000♠450 7002280000000000000♠280 7004320000000000000♠32,0008 Bering Sea
27 Alsek River 7002386000000000000♠386 7002240000000000000♠240 7004310000000000000♠31,0009 Gulf of Alaska
28 Cumberland River 7003112000000000000♠1,1202 7002696000000000000♠6962 7004300000000000000♠30,000 Ohio River
29 Black River-Ouachita River 7002974000000000000♠9742 7002605000000000000♠6052 7004298000000000000♠29,8002 Red River
30 White River 7003115900000000000♠1,1592 7002720000000000000♠7202 7004295000000000000♠29,50010 Mississippi River
31 Pend Oreille River 7002210000000000000♠210 7002130000000000000♠130 7004270000000000000♠27,00011 Columbia River
32 Tombigbee River 7002320000000000000♠320 7002200000000000000♠200 7004263000000000000♠26,3007 Mobile River
33 Apalachicola River 7002180000000000000♠180 7002112000000000000♠112 7004250000000000000♠25,0001 Gulf of Mexico
34 Koyukuk River 7002684000000000000♠684 7002425000000000000♠425 7004250000000000000♠25,00012 Yukon River
35 Illinois River 7002439000000000000♠439 7002273000000000000♠273 7004240000000000000♠24,00013 Mississippi River
36 Sacramento River 7002719000000000000♠719 7002447000000000000♠447 7004235000000000000♠23,50014 Pacific Ocean
37 Porcupine River 7002916000000000000♠916 7002569000000000000♠569 7004230000000000000♠23,0001 Yukon River
38 Colorado River 7003233000000000000♠2,3302 7003145000000000000♠1,4502 7004220000000000000♠22,0001 Gulf of California
39 Clark Fork River 7002500000000000000♠500 7002310000000000000♠310 7004219000000000000♠21,90015 Pend Oreille River
40 Yentna River 7002121000000000000♠121 7001750000000000000♠75 7004210000000000000♠21,0009 Susitna River
41 Chitina River 7002180000000000000♠180 7002112000000000000♠112 7004200000000000000♠20,000 Copper River
42 Allegheny River 7002523000000000000♠523 7002320000000000000♠320 7004199000000000000♠19,90016 Ohio River
43 Kvichak River 7001800000000000000♠80 7001500000000000000♠50 7004179000000000000♠17,9009 Bering Sea
44 Connecticut River 7002655000000000000♠655 7002407000000000000♠407 7004175000000000000♠17,500 Atlantic Ocean
45 Klamath River 7002423000000000000♠423 7002263000000000000♠263 7004173000000000000♠17,30017 Pacific Ocean
46 Santee River 7002230000000000000♠230 7002143000000000000♠143 7004170000000000000♠17,000approx8 Atlantic Ocean
47 Skagit River 7002240000000000000♠240 7002150000000000000♠150 7004165000000000000♠16,500 Pacific Ocean
48 Kootenai Kootenay River 7002781000000000000♠781 7002485000000000000♠485 7004276000000000000♠27,600 approx 16,000 at US-Canada boundary Columbia River
49 Hudson River 7002507000000000000♠507 7002315000000000000♠315 7004160000000000000♠16,000approx5 Atlantic Ocean
50 Coosa River 7002450000000000000♠450 7002280000000000000♠280 7004160000000000000♠16,00018 Alabama River
51 Kanawha River 7002156000000000000♠156 7001970000000000000♠97 7004160000000000000♠16,00019 Ohio River
52 Clearwater River 7002120000000000000♠120 7001750000000000000♠75 7004153000000000000♠15,30020 Snake River
53 Kobuk River 7002451000000000000♠451 7002280000000000000♠280 7004153000000000000♠15,3009 Bering Sea
54 Pee Dee River 7002373000000000000♠373 7002232000000000000♠232 7004150000000000000♠15,0008 Atlantic Ocean

Referencesedit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t US Geological Survey 1992 "Largest Rivers in the United States" PDF 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad Benke, Arthur C, ed, and Cushing, Colbert E, ed Rivers of North America Burlington, Mass: Elsevier Academic Press CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list link CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list link
  3. ^ Leeden, Frits van der 1990 The Water Encyclopedia 2nd ed Chelsea, Mich: Lewis Publishers p 126 ISBN 0-87371-120-3 
  4. ^ "Snake River below Ice Harbor Dam, WA" PDF National Water Information System United States Geological Survey 1963–2000 Retrieved 20 April 2011 
  5. ^ a b US Geological Survey 1949 "Large Rivers of the United States, Circular 44" PDF 
  6. ^ "USGS Water Data for Indiana" 
  7. ^ a b "USGS Water Data for Alabama" 
  8. ^ a b c ""US Geological Survey National Water Summary 1985: State Summaries of Surface-Water Resources" 
  9. ^ a b c d "USGS Water Data for Alaska" 
  10. ^ "USGS Water Data for Arkansas" 
  11. ^ "USGS Gage #12396500 on the Pend Oreille River below Box Canyon, near Ione, WA" PDF National Water Information System US Geological Survey 1952–2013 Retrieved 2014-10-13 
  12. ^ |title=”US Geological Survey National Water Summary 1985: State Summaries of Surface-Water Resources 1
  13. ^ "USGS Gage #05586100 on the Illinois River at Valley City, IL" PDF National Water Information System US Geological Survey 1939–2012 Retrieved 2013-11-09 
  14. ^ "USGS Gage #11447650 on the Sacramento River at Freeport, CA Water-Data Report 2009" PDF Water Resources of the United States US Geological Survey 
  15. ^ "Montana Water Resources Data 2004" , file "Mill Creek above Bassoo Creek, near Niarada to Clark Fork at Whitehorse Rapids, near Cabinet, ID" PDF 
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  17. ^ "Water-Data Report 2013: 11530500 Klamath River near Klamath, CA" PDF US Geological Survey 
  18. ^ "Water resources data for the United States, Water Year 2009; gage 02411000, Coosa River at Jordan Dam near Wetumpka, AL" PDF USGS 
  19. ^ United States Geological Survey; USGS 03193000 KANAWHA RIVER AT KANAWHA FALLS, WV
  20. ^ "USGS Gage #13343000 on the Clearwater River near Lewiston" United States Geological Survey National Water Information System 

See alsoedit

  • List of longest rivers in the United States by state
  • List of rivers by discharge



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