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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 01359139 HUDSON RIVER AT ALBANY NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       National Weather Service
       New York General Services Administration
       NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
       U.S. Geological Survey


    LOCATION.--Lat 42°38'46", long 73°44'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Albany County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020006, on right bank 0.1 mi upstream from bridge on U.S. Highways 9 and 20 in Albany, and 0.7 mi downstream from railroad bridge. Water-quality sampling site at elevation station.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--8,288 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1972 to September 1976, April 1981 to current year.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NY-90-1: Drainage area.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929. Prior to Feb. 27, 2002, at site 1,000 ft upstream at datum 10.00 ft lower.
    REMARKS.--Prior to October 2002 published as maximum, minimum, and mean elevation. Blanks in tables are the result of only one high or low tide during a day or interruption of record. Satellite and telephone elevation and temperature telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation, 15.49 ft, present datum, Jan. 20, 1996; minimum elevation, -4.50 ft, present datum, Mar. 8, 1986.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Feb. 9, 1857, reached an elevation of 21.71 ft, result of ice jam, from information provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Flood of Mar. 28, 1913, reached an elevation of 21.45 ft, discharge, 240,000 ft3/s (estimated, tide affected) from information provided by Board of Hudson River-Black River Regulating District.
    PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--WATER TEMPERATURE: February 2002 to current year.
    INSTRUMENTATION1.--Water-temperature satellite and telephone telemeter provides 15-minute-interval readings.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--WATER TEMPERATURE: Prior to Oct. 1, 2007--Maximum, 28.5 °C, Aug. 18, 19, 21, 2002, several days during 2005 summer period, Aug. 3, 4, 5, 2007; minimum (water years 2003-07), 0.0 °C on many days during winter period.
    WATER TEMPERATURE: After Oct. 1, 2007--Maximum, 29.4 °C, July 23, 2011; minimum, -0.3 °C, Mar. 3, 2009.
    1 Water-Quality Records
    Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

    Peak Flow and Stage Information

    Link to Hudson River Salt-Front information.

    This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Troy.

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    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00010 Temperature, water 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    62619 Est/ocean elev, NGVD 2007-10-01  2014-09-02

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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 23.9   09-02-2014  13:30 EST
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    Estuary or ocean water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 0.47   09-02-2014  13:30 EST
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