USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03062450 MONONGAHELA RIVER AT MORGANTOWN LOCK & DAM (LOWER), WV
LOCATION - Lat 39°37'12", long 79°58'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Monongalia County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020003, at Morgantown, and at mile 102.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,579 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2005 to September 2012 (annual maximum and minimum gage height), October 2012 to current year (daily mean gage height).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 787.61 ft above NAVD 88 (VERTCON conversion of 788.00 ft above NGVD 29).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 21.05 ft, Dec. 13, 2007; minimum, 7.29 ft, October 25, 2015.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2015 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic data logger with 15-minute record interval. Heated tipping bucket rain gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 1.28 in., Sept. 29, 2016; minimum precipitation, 0.00 in., on many days.