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Water-Year Summary for Site 01038000

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 44°13'22", long 69°35'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Lincoln County, ME, Hydrologic Unit 01050003, on left bank 50 ft upstream from State Route 126 highway bridge at North Whitefield, at mouth of Finn Brook, and 0.3 mi east of North Whitefield village.
DRAINAGE AREA - 145 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR ME-82-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - DISCHARGE: October 1938 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 101.05 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
  • Water Year 2019: Records good, except for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2018: Records good, except for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Dec. 9 to Jan. 12, Jan. 14, Jan. 27 to Feb. 25, and Mar. 3-25, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Dec. 28 to Jan. 10, Jan. 17 to Feb. 3, Feb. 6-17, and Mar. 2-11, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good, except for period of ice effect, Dec. 30 to Mar. 27, and periods of no gage-height record, Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, Feb. 5, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Dec. 8-28, Dec. 30 to Jan. 7, Jan. 22 to Feb. 19, Feb. 25 to Mar. 7, Mar. 13-14, and Mar. 17-18, and period of no gage-height record, Dec. 30 and Jan. 4, which are fair.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,350 ft³/s, Apr. 1, 1987, gage height, 13.71 ft; minimum discharge, 4.17 ft³/s, Oct. 9, 2017, gage height, 1.37 ft.
    PERIOD OF RECORD - CHEMICAL ANALYSIS: Water years 1954-56.
    PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: July 1974 to September 1976. WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1959 to September 1971, July 1974 to September 1976, January 2004 to September 2006, October 2010 to September 2015 (discontinued).
    INSTRUMENTATION - In-situ thermistor located on left bank 50 feet streamward of gage house and about 0.5 feet above river bed.
    REMARKS - Gaps in the record indicate missing data.
  • Water Year 2015: Records fair.
  • Water Year 2014: Records fair.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 31.5°C, Aug. 2, 1975; minimum, -0.4°C on several days during January 2005.