USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02088500 LITTLE RIVER NEAR PRINCETON, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°30'41", long 78°09'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Johnston County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, on left bank 600 ft downstream of bridge on Secondary Road 2320, 0.8 mi upstream from Little Creek, and 3 mi north of Princeton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 232 mi².
- WSP 1233: 1935(M). WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area. Discharge for December 27, 2018 was revised to include estimated discharges.
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1930 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1303.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 107.75 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to November 17, 1934, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge: 20700 ft³/s, September 17, 1999, from rating curve extended above 9,000 ft³/s by logarithmic plotting; Maximum gage-height: 16.58 ft, September 17, 1999, as a result of Hurricane Floyd. Minimum daily mean discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, August 22, 2002 (several occurrences).