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Water-Year Summary for Site 02318700

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02318700 OKAPILCO CREEK AT GA 33, NEAR QUITMAN, GA
LOCATION - Lat 30°49'32", long 83°33'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Brooks County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 03110203, on downstream side of bridge pier on GA 333, 1.0 mile downstream from Coon Creek, and 3.0 mile north of Quitman.
DRAINAGE AREA - 269 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: December 1979 to current year.
GAGE-HEIGHT: December 1979 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 104.1 feet above North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 (leveling by Global Positioning System equipment).
COOPERATION - Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
REMARKS -
For Period: 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2014: Discharge records fair, except for those with Estimated Discharge which are poor. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 10/01/2014 - 09/30/2015: Discharge records poor. Gage Height records good.
For Period: 10/01/2015 - 01/11/2017: Discharge records fair. Gage Height records fair.
For Period: 01/11/2017 - 08/01/2017: Discharge records poor. Gage Height records fair.
For Period: 08/01/2017 - 10/03/2017: Discharge records fair. Gage Height records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 18,500 cfs, February 12, 1986; maximum gage-height recorded, 18.75 feet, February 12, 1986; minimum daily discharge, 0.00 cfs, many days during most years.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2000 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.