USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03028000 WEST BRANCH CLARION RIVER AT WILCOX, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°34'31", long 78°41'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Elk County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 05010005, on right bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on Township Route 359 at Wilcox, 100 ft downstream from Wilson Run, and 0.1 mi upstream from Penn Central Railroad bridge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 63 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1953 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,502.02 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (from benchmark). Prior to Nov 18, 1953, non-recording gage at site 20 ft upstream at same datum. Nov 18 to Dec 8, 1953, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2011 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature sensor interfaced with a data collection platform with 15-minute recording interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 27.7 °C, July 7, 2012; mimimum, -0.2°C, multiple days in winter months.