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Water-Year Summary for Site 01013500

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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01013500 FISH RIVER NEAR FORT KENT, ME
LOCATION - Lat 47°14'15", long 68°34'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Aroostook County, ME, Hydrologic Unit 01010003, on left bank, 2 mi upstream from mouth, and 2 mi south of Fort Kent, after January 1, 2012. Prior to January 1, 2012, on right bank, 2 mi upstream from mouth, and 2 mi south of Fort Kent.
DRAINAGE AREA - 873 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 2101: 1969(M). WDR ME-82-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DISCHARGE: July 1903 to December 1908 and May to November 1911 (published as "at Wallagrass"), September 1929 to current year. Monthly discharges only for some periods prior to November 1911, published in WSP 1301.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 511.38 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. July 1903 to December 1908 and May to November 1911, nonrecording gage at site 10 mi upstream at different datum. Prior to January 1, 2012, water-stage recorder on right bank at 200 feet downstream at same datum.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2018: Records good, except for period of doubtful stage-discharge relation, Sept. 14-28, which is fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good, except for period of ice effect, Dec. 1 to Apr. 7, which is poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Jan. 4-6 and Jan. 11 to Mar. 30, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Dec. 8, and Jan. 3 to Apr. 17, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good, except for period of ice effect, Dec. 12 to Apr. 15, which is poor.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 18,300 ft³/s, Apr. 30, 2008, gage height, 13.93 ft; minimum discharge, 34 ft³/s, Aug. 29, 1968.