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  • USGS 01643000 MONOCACY RIVER AT JUG BRIDGE NEAR FREDERICK, MD

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 39°24'10.2", long 77°21'57.9", Frederick County, Hydrologic Unit 02070009,
       on right bank 500 ft downstream from Interstate 70 highway bridge, 0.4 mi downstream from Linganore Creek,
       2.0 mi east of Frederick, and 16.9 mi upstream from mouth.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--817 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1929 to current year.  Monthly discharge only for October, November 1929,
       published in WSP 1302.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 711:  1930.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Nonrecording gage at site 0.2 mile downstream. Datum of gage is
       231.21 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
    REMARKS.--Occasional regulation at low and medium flows since September 1972 by Linganore Reservoir,
       total capacity, 883,200,000 gal, 2.8 mi upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection 
       platform at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 81,600 ft3/s, June 23, 1972,
       gage height, 35.90 ft; minimum discharge, 17 ft3/s,  Sept. 11, 13, 1966.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in June 1889 reached a stage of 30 ft, from floodmarks,
       discharge, 56,000 ft3/s.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland State Highway Administration,
       and the U.S. Geological Survey.
    
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    This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Frostburg office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-01
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-04  2014-09-01

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 281   09-01-2014  01:30 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 1 based on 84 years of record more
    Min
    (1966)
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    Median Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Sep 1
    75th
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    Mean Max
    (1940)
    25 103 158 281 308 576 21500


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.89   09-01-2014  01:30 EST
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