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USGS 01467000 North Branch Rancocas Creek at Pemberton NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 39°58'12", long 74°41'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Pemberton Borough, Burlington County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on Hanover Street (County Route 616) in Pemberton, 1,000 ft south of intersection of Hanover Street and Elizabeth Street in Pemberton, and 12 mi upstream from confluence with South Branch Rancocas Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--118 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Continuous-record discharge station, September 1921 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1302: 1922-23. WSP 1382: 1933. WDR NJ-82-2: Drainage area. WDR NJ-05-01: 2004(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry above concrete dams. Datum of gage is 31.19 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Jun 9, 1923, non-recording gage. Jun 9, 1923 to Aug 9, 1951, water-stage recorder at site 600 ft downstream at datum 6.54 ft lower.
REMARKS.--Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated occasionally by cranberry bogs and ponds above station. Water diverted for water supply upstream from gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 2,400 ft3/s, Aug 29, 2011, gage height, 4.91 ft; minimum discharge, 9.0 ft3/s, Sep 29, 1932.


PERIOD OF RECORD.--1923-25, 1958, 1960-71, 1974-97, 2000-01, 2005, 2007-08.

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National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 2.5 ft.

Forecasts for this gage are issued by the National Weather Service routinely year-round.
Forecast information is available here.

This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

Available Parameters Available Period
2020-01-06  2021-09-22
1981-10-01  2021-09-22
2007-10-01  2021-09-22
2020-01-06  2021-09-22


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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 89.0 09-22-2021   01:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 22 based on 99 water years of record more
Median Most Recent
Value Sep 22
Mean Max
34.2 52 84 89.0 122 125 1640

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.70 09-22-2021   01:30 EDT
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