USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
07143330 ARKANSAS RIVER NEAR HUTCHINSON, KS
LOCATION - Lat 37°56'46.11", long 97°46'30.43" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in sec.21, T.24 S., R.4 W., Reno County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 11030010, on right bank at downstream side of county highway bridge, 3.0 mi north of Haven, 4.5 mi downstream from Cow Creek, 11 mi southeast of Hutchinson, and at mile 800.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 38,910 mi² of which 7,186 mi² probably is noncontributing.
- WDR KS-74-1: 1973(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1959 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Current datum of gage is 1,454.68 ft. above mean sea level (NAVD88). Previous datum of gage was 1,454.10 ft. above NGVD of 1929. Prior to June 22, 1960, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Sept. 28, 1973 reached a stage of 12.95 ft, discharge 24,700 cfs.
Flood of Apr. 2, 1973 reached a stage of 12.02 ft, discharge 19,100 cfs.
Flood of Oct. 13, 1973 reached a stage of 11.81 ft, discharge 18,000 cfs.
Flood of Oct. 31, 1979 reached a stage of 11.56 ft, discharge 17,100 cfs.
Flood of May 8, 2007 reached a stage of 13.08 ft, discharge 20,700 cfs.