USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07138000 ARKANSAS RIVER AT SYRACUSE, KS
LOCATION - Lat 37°57'58", long 101°45'23" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.18, T.24 S., R.40 W., Hamilton County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 11030001, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 27, 0.5 mi south of Syracuse, and at mile 1,080.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 25,763 mi² of which 1,857 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1902 to September 1906 (published as "near Syracuse"), October 1920 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1311.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3,209.32 ft above NGVD of 1929. See WSP 1921 for history of changes prior to Nov. 15, 1956.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in October 1908 reached a stage of about 11.7 ft from information by local newspaper, discharge, about 87,000 ft³/s.