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USGS Daily Statistics for Massachusetts

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ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW

The formation of ice on rivers can cause discharge values to appear unusually high. Display of these erroneous discharge data may result in improper assessment of flow conditions and misuse of the data. For this reason, display of discharge values for streams significantly affected by ice may be disabled from view. Display of discharge data will resume when ice conditions are no longer present. Discharge values for streams minimally affected by ice will continue to be displayed. Flows for streams with these conditions appear to increase during the night and decrease to near-base-line conditions around midday. To estimate the correct discharge for these streams, use the flow rate that corresponds to the bottom of the discharge curve, rather than the peak that corresponds to the top of the curve. Note that this method of estimation is possible only when no surface runoff is occurring. Daily mean discharges for periods of both significant and minimal ice-effect will be estimated and published in the Annual Water-Data Report for the water year in which they occurred.


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USGS 01105583 MONATIQUOT RIVER AT EAST BRAINTREE, MA


Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Hydrologic Unit Code 01090001
Latitude  42°13'15", Longitude  70°58'43" NAD27
Drainage area 28.7  square miles
Contributing drainage area 28.7  square miles
Gage datum 20 feet above NGVD29
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00060, Discharge, cubic feet per second,
Day of
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Mean of daily mean values for each day for 12 - 13 years of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 2005-10-01 -> 2019-09-30)

Calculation period restricted by USGS staff due to special conditions at/near site
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1 62 60 102 154 49 22 28 9.4 7.8 28 48 58
2 57 59 112 133 46 24 26 9.5 5.7 27 41 55
3 64 56 117 119 45 26 24 8.3 5.0 28 37 53
4 54 52 120 110 44 33 24 7.4 4.9 30 33 50
5 48 51 106 106 43 37 22 6.4 4.2 27 32 48
6 49 53 93 104 42 43 20 5.6 5.7 26 32 46
7 51 55 92 102 40 55 19 5.4 7.0 23 31 45
8 52 55 100 98 38 70 18 7.6 9.9 19 34 50
9 48 53 108 93 38 81 17 8.7 11 18 35 62
10 46 50 107 87 42 74 18 13 11 15 41 77
11 48 47 104 79 40 64 17 14 12 13 43 83
12 56 46 100 74 37 56 18 15 13 14 41 85
13 71 56 102 72 39 54 16 11 13 15 39 84
14 79 73 127 70 50 55 15 7.6 13 17 41 81
15 73 81 173 67 61 51 13 9.2 12 19 42 73
16 62 81 190 74 67 46 11 9.6 8.8 19 47 65
17 55 72 184 88 66 40 9.7 9.7 7.1 17 54 60
18 57 70 159 89 62 36 10 9.3 10 18 55 58
19 57 71 125 82 61 34 9.0 7.2 13 18 53 54
20 58 71 107 73 58 31 8.5 6.2 15 23 50 49
21 54 69 95 67 53 29 9.2 6.0 13 24 43 47
22 49 67 87 63 45 27 13 5.9 11 23 39 47
23 45 65 86 66 39 32 15 5.7 8.6 29 41 52
24 59 71 87 63 38 36 23 6.0 9.7 29 49 61
25 72 84 86 58 35 40 27 11 10 36 59 65
26 86 98 80 54 34 39 30 13 16 30 64 64
27 111 110 80 55 31 38 25 14 19 29 75 69
28 109 106 81 56 29 38 19 14 21 34 77 70
29 83 62 84 57 27 32 15 12 23 41 72 73
30 72   120 52 26 32 13 11 24 51 64 72
31 64   148   23   10 9.5   51   67