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USGS 01533400 Susquehanna River at Meshoppen, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 41°36'26",   Longitude 76°03'02"   NAD27
Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050106
Drainage area: 8,720 square miles
Datum of gage: 599.76 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-12-21  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1976-10-01  2014-12-20  13960 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1976-10-01  2014-07-06 13793 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1976-10  2014-07  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1977  2014  
 Peak streamflow 1977-09-26  2013-02-01  37 
 Field measurements 1975-08-13  2014-10-15  205 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1985-10-01  2007-09-30  384856 
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
Email questions about this site to Pennsylvania Water Science Center Water-Data Inquiries

LOCATION.--Lat 4l`36'26", long 76`03'02", Wyoming County, Hydrologic Unit 02050106, on right bank 0.3 mi south of Meshoppen, 0.3 mi downstream from Meshoppen Creek, 2.3 mi upstream from bridge on State Highway 87, and 2.4 mi upstream from Mehoopany Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--8,720 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1976 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 599.76 ft above sea level.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 1972 reached a stage of 43.51 ft, from floodmark information by local resident, discharge, about 331,000 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 220,000 ft3/s.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 27 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the National Weather Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.