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Water-Year Summary for Site 02100500

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00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 35°43'35", long 79°39'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Randolph County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03030003, on right bank, 0.2 mi downstream of Main Street bridge in Ramseur, 0.5 mi downstream of mill dam, and 1.5 mi downstream of Sandy Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 349 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1032: 1923-24, 1925(M), 1926, 1927-28(M), 1929, 1930(M), 1932-33, 1934(M), 1935, 1936-37(M), 1944(M). WSP 1383: 1923(m), 1925, 1927, 1930, 1936. WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1922 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 419.50 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.

Flow slightly regulated by Oak Hollow Reservoir, High Point Municipal Lake, and small power plant reservoirs. Prior to January 1963, diurnal fluctuation caused by power plant immediately upstream from station.

For Water Year 2014: Records fair.
For Water Year 2015: Records good except those for estimated daily discharge, which are poor.
For Water Year 2016: Records good except those for estimated daily discharge, which are poor.

For Water Year 2017: Records good except those for estimated discharge, which are poor.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in August 1901 reached a stage of 28.75 ft, from floodmarks, 0.2 mi upstream; discharge, 30,000 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record, 43,000 ft³/s, September 18, 1945 from rating curve extended above 18,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; gage height, 34.04 ft, September 18, 1945.