USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01559000 JUNIATA RIVER AT HUNTINGDON, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°29'05", long 78°01'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Huntingdon County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050302, on right bank 170 ft downstream from Smithfield Bridge on State Highway 26 at Huntingdon, and 0.8 mi upstream from Standing Stone Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 816 mi².
- WDR PA-73-1: 1936(M). WDR PA-80-2: 1972(M). WDR PA-84-2: 1936(M) 1972(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1941 to current year. Gage-height records collected in this vicinity for the period May 1895 to December 1938 are contained in reports of U.S. Weather Bureau. Prior to October 1950, published as Frankstown Branch Juniata River at Huntingdon.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 599.69 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Mar 18, 1936, reached a stage of 21.87 ft, from floodmark, discharge, 81,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended on basis of computation of peak discharge at dam and runoff comparison with downstream station.