Mississippi River (Missouri), Chester (07020500)

StateMissouriLatestUnknown (121000 cfs)
RiverMississippi RiverRatingObservedEstimated
Updated2021-02-25 10:00 (13 minutes ago)Flood - The river is flooding. Obstacles can be treacherous or deadly. The river should be avoided at this stage for casual trips and definitely for the inexperienced. Trips should be attempted only with protective gear and equipment.Flood(none)(none)
Discharge121000 cfs (median: 183000 cfs)High - The river is high and potentially dangerous, especially for the young and / or inexperienced. Normal stream obstacles are sometimes difficult to navigate. Extended distances can be attempted, but canoe travel may not be advisable.High(none)(none)
Height5.8 feetGood - Conditions are ideal for a canoe or kayak. Boats typically will drag on fewer than one-quarter of riffles, if at all, and portages are unnecessary or rare. Normal float lengths can be attempted without a problem.Good(none)(none)
TrendRising (rising over 24 hours)Low - River is low but can still be floated. Some riffles are okay but most come with significant dragging and might need a portage. Float lengths should be reduced to accommodate low flow, dragging, and portages.Low(none)(none)
USGSExternal icon USGS Site (External icon Google Maps)Poor - River is too low to float comfortably. Most or all riffles will drag or must be portaged and some obstacles (such as slick shelf rock) cause undue problems. Avoid the river at this stage for casual paddling trips.Poor(none)(none)

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Trips for Mississippi River (Missouri), Chester (07020500)

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Gauge Data Table

ObservationHeightDischargeMaximum
Discharge
Minimum
Discharge
Mean
Discharge
P05P10P20P25P50
(Median)
P75P80P90P95
2021-02-25 10:00 5.80 121000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 09:30 5.70 120000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 09:00 5.64 120000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 08:30 5.59 119000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 08:00 5.54 119000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 07:30 5.52 119000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 07:00 5.45 118000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 06:30 5.41 118000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 06:00 5.39 117000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 05:30 5.37 117000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 05:00 5.34 117000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 04:30 5.33 117000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 04:00 5.33 117000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 03:30 5.30 117000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 03:00 5.29 116000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 02:30 5.27 116000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 02:00 5.26 116000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 01:30 5.26 116000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 01:00 5.27 116000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 00:30 5.25 116000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-25 00:00 5.25 116000 589000 (1985) 51600 (1964) 205000 72700 80500 98700 108000 183000 268000 292000 379000 425000
2021-02-24 23:30 5.23 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 23:00 5.24 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 22:30 5.27 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 22:00 5.24 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 21:30 5.24 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 21:00 5.23 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 20:30 5.24 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 20:00 5.25 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 19:30 5.24 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 19:00 5.25 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 18:30 5.24 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 18:00 5.25 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 17:30 5.25 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 17:00 5.23 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 16:30 5.23 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 16:00 5.14 115000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 15:30 5.20 116000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 15:00 5.12 115000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 14:30 5.14 115000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 14:00 5.13 115000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 13:30 5.12 115000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 13:00 5.13 115000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 12:30 5.07 115000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 12:00 5.07 115000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 11:30 5.07 115000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 11:00 5.06 114000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 10:30 5.01 114000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 10:00 5.02 114000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 09:30 4.98 114000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 09:00 4.95 113000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 08:30 4.96 114000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 08:00 4.94 113000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 07:30 4.92 113000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 07:00 4.92 113000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 06:30 4.87 113000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 06:00 4.88 113000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 05:30 4.87 113000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 05:00 4.83 112000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 04:30 4.82 112000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 04:00 4.80 112000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 03:30 4.76 112000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 03:00 4.75 112000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 02:30 4.73 112000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 02:00 4.68 111000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 01:30 4.65 111000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 01:00 4.64 111000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 00:30 4.60 110000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000
2021-02-24 00:00 4.57 110000 514000 (1985) 53700 (1964) 201000 69200 76700 99800 112000 183000 261000 287000 380000 428000

A total of 69 rows are displayed for years 1943 through 2020.