USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02094770 SOUTH BUFFALO CREEK AT U.S. HIGHWAY 220 AT GREENSBORO, NC
LOCATION - Lat 36°02'17", long 79°47'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Guilford County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03030002, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 220, and 0.8 mi upstream from Ryan Creek in Greensboro, NC.
DRAINAGE AREA - 15.4 mi².
- WDR-NC-04-1: 2003 (annual maximum discharge). WDR-US-2012: 1999 (annual maximum discharge). Discharge data for January 13, 2020 was revised due to deletion of erroneous gauge height data.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 727.27 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum instantaneous discharge, 3,340 cfs, September 17, 2018. Maximum instantaneous gage height, 16.77 ft, September 17, 2018. Minimum daily mean discharge, 0.1 cfs, August 14, 2002.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1998 to current year. Records for August 1998 to December 1999 are unpublished and available from the USGS Water Science Center, Raleigh, NC.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping bucket raingage. Satellite telemetry at station.