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USGS 01643000 MONOCACY RIVER AT JUG BRIDGE NEAR FREDERICK, MD

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°24'10.2", long 77°21'57.9", Frederick County, MD, 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.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1972-06-09  2019-11-20
2007-10-01  2019-11-20







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 265 11-20-2019   12:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 20 based on 90 water years of record more
Min
(1932)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Nov 20
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2004)
73.0 215 265 417 780 881 7730


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.87 11-20-2019   12:30 EST
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