This station is operated in cooperation
City of Auburn
Lat 42°55'56", long 76°33'55"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Cayuga County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on left bank in City of Auburn combined sewer
overflow building, approximately 200 ft upstream from Genesee Street,
and 2.5 mi downstream from State Dam at outlet of Owasco Lake.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
October 1998 to current year. Records for
November 1912 to September 1966, published as "Owasco Lake
Outlet" (station 04235500), and October 1966 to September 1998,
published as "Owasco Outlet near Auburn" (station 04235500)
at site 2.6 mi downstream, are not equivalent because of regulation
WDR NY-01-3: 2000 (m), WDR NY-04-3:
Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 670 ft above
NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
No estimated daily discharges. Records good. Diurnal
fluctuation caused by mills in Auburn; regulation at State Dam at
outlet of lake. Telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 2,730 ft³/s,
Apr. 4, 2005, gage height, 8.34 ft; minimum discharge, 1.6 ft³/s, Mar.
30, 31, July 22, 1999.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2011
Peak Flow and Stage Information