USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
03054500 TYGART VALLEY RIVER AT PHILIPPI, WV
LOCATION - Lat 39°09'01", long 80°02'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Barbour County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020001, on right bank at Philippi 0.2 mi downstream from Anglins Run, 5.0 mi downstream from Buckhannon River, and at mile 45.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 919 mi².
- WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area, 1942(M), 1943-45(P), 1947(P), 1948(M), 1955(M), 1956(P), 1957(M), 1964(P), 1965(P), 1969(M), 1986(P), 1989(M), 1990(P), 1992(P), 1993(M), 1994(P). WDR-US-2008: 1942.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1940 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). Prior to October 1960, published as Tygart River at Philippi.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 1,279.7 ft above NAVD 88 (GNSS Level II survey). Prior to May 23, 1940, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of July 25, 1912, reached a stage of 27.3 ft (read on National Weather Service gage 0.2 mi downstream), about 26 ft (present site and datum), discharge, about 37,000 ft³/s.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 2015 to present.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic data logger with 15-minute record interval. Heated tipping bucket rain gage.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2011 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2011 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - SDI12 Temperature probe measured every 15 minutes.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 32.4 °C, Jul. 7, 2012; minimum recorded, -0.6 °C, Jan. 24, 2021.