USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
01168250 COLD RIVER AT FLORIDA, MA
LOCATION - Lat 42°40'00.1", long 73°01'48.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Berkshire County, MA, Hydrologic Unit 01080203, on right bank, 150 ft upstream from bridge on South County Road, at Florida, MA. Prior to March 15, 2016, on left bank, on downstream side of bridge on South County Road, at Florida, MA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6.47 mi².
- Specific conductivity record for the period Oct. 20, 2017, to Jan. 14, 2020, was revised on Jan. 25, 2023, as originally published data was not temperature corrected.
PERIOD OF RECORD - DISCHARGE: November 2014 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 1,541 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to March 15, 2016, water-stage recorder on left bank 150 ft downstream at same datum.
PERIOD OF RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: July 2015 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: July 2015 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - In-situ specific conductance sensor and thermistor located on upstream, left bridge wingwall, about 1.0 feet above river bed.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 945 mS/cm, Dec. 25, 2021; minimum, 7 mS/cm, June 1, 2017. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 25.6°C, Aug. 8, 2022; minimum, -0.1°C, many days during winter periods.