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7 times its summer lows. The Klamath and Hood basins are only slightly more variable, with winter/summer flow factors ranging from about three to five. High flows normally coincide with snow melt in April and May; low flow months are August and September (see Table 7 and Figure 6). The eastern Cascade streams contribute about 9 percent of Oregon's total yearly stream flow and represent approximately 18 percent of the state's Table 7. Eastern Cascade Basins: Flow Regimes for Major TributariesStreamAvg.
The longest river inside Oregon is the John Day, at 284 miles. Other rivers over 200 miles long are: the Deschutes (252 miles), the Snake (233 miles alongside Oregon), the Rogue (215 miles), and the Grande Ronde (209 miles). That is not a bad showing, considering that the earth has fewer than two hundred rivers more than 250 miles long. Oregon is also reputed to have one of the world's shortest rivers: until 1988, D River at Lincoln City was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's shortest named river.
Oregon is also reputed to have one of the world's shortest rivers: until 1988, D River at Lincoln City was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's shortest named river. 15 Length does not determine discharge, however. Oregon's largest-producing river, the Willamette, is only a modest 187 miles long, but yields over 24 million acre-feet per year,16 out-performing the John Day River by a factor of twenty. But the Columbia discharges far more watera spectacular 198 million acre-feet annually.