USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
07176000 VERDIGRIS RIVER NEAR CLAREMORE, OK
LOCATION - Lat 36°18'27", long 95°41'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.15, T.21 N., R.15 E., Rogers County, OK, Hydrologic Unit 11070105, on right bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 20, 2.3 mi downstream from Caney River, 4.5 mi west of Claremore, 12.4 mi upstream from Bird Creek, and at mile 76.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6,451 mi². From automated delineation using 10-meter National Elevation Dataset digital elevation model data dated 10/01/2006 and Watershed Boundary Dataset dated 10/01/2006, using Albers Equal-Area Projection, North American Datum 1983.
- WDR 2012: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1935 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1311.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' satellite telemeter at station. Datum of gage is 538.62 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Feb. 24, 1939, and May 17 to Aug. 24, 1967, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Some regulation since 1949 by dams in Kansas, and since February 1950 by Hulah Lake (station 07172500). Flow regulated since May 1963 by Oologah Lake (station 07171300), 14.3 mi upstream from station, and since April 1983 by Copan Lake (station 07174300).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - The lowest daily mean Zero flow at times in 1936, 1939, 1940, 1956, Prior to regulation by Oologah Lake, water years 1936-62, 3,723 ft³/s. Maximum discharge for period of record is 182,000 ft³/s and occurred on May 21, 1943. Maximum gage height for period of record is 55.05 ft on May 21, 1943.