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Water-Year Summary for Site 02087359

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 35°45'30", long 78°34'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wake County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, at bridge on Sunnybrook Drive (Secondary Road 2544), 0.9 mi upstream from Big Branch, and 3.5 mi southeast of Raleigh.
DRAINAGE AREA - 29.8 mi². revised.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1996 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 190.8 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and telephone telemetry at streamgage.

For Water Year 2014: Records poor.

For Water Year 2015: Records good.

For Water Year 2016: Records good.

For Water Year 2017: Records good.

For Water Year 2018: Records good.

For Water Year 2019: Records good.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record, 6,760 ft³/s, from computation of peak flow through culvert; maximum gage height, 17.03 ft, September 09, 1996, from high-water mark in gage shelter, as a result of Hurricane Fran.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1996 to current year. Records from July 1996 to September 1998 are unpublished and available from the USGS Water Science Center, Raleigh, NC.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping bucket raingage. Satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS - Precipitation data collected during freezing periods may not be accurately reflected in daily record.