USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03189600 GAULEY RIVER BELOW SUMMERSVILLE DAM, WV
LOCATION - Lat 38°12'54", long 80°53'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Nicholas County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050005, on right bank, 0.4 mi downstream from Summersville Dam, 5 mi southwest of Summersville, and at mile 35.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 806 mi².
- WDR WV-67: 1966. WDR WV-82-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1966 to September 1982 (daily discharge and annual maximum), October 1982 to September 1986 (daily mean gage height and annual maxima), October 1986 to September 2003 (daily discharge and annual maxima), October 2003 to September 2008 (annual maximum gage height), October 2008 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 1,349.65 ft above NAVD 88.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 18,200 ft³/s, Aug. 24, 1989, gage height, 19.39 ft.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - 33 years (water years 1967-82 and 1987-2003), 2,018 ft³/s.