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Water-Year Summary for Site 03544970

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03544970 HIWASSEE RIVER AT RIVERSIDE DRIVE, NR HIAWASSEE, GA
LOCATION - Lat 34°53'01.0", long 83°43'20.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Towns County, GA, Hydrologic Unit 06020002, one mile below the confluence with Owl Creek and four miles above the confluence with Hightower Creek near the upper end of Chatuge Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA - 39.5 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
DISCHARGE: September 2007 to current year.
GAGE HEIGHT: September 2007 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite telemetry with a water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2000 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) of 1929 (from topographic map).
COOPERATION - City of Hiwassee.
REMARKS -
For period 10/01/2013-08/15/2018: Discharge records fair, except for periods of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage height records fair.
For period 08/16/2018-08/07/2019:Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
For period 08/08/2019-12/04/2019:Discharge records fair, except for periods of estimated discharge, which are poor. Gage height records fair.
For period 12/05/2019-10/27/2020:Discharge records poor. Gage height records poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge recorded, 2,960 cfs, May 30, 2018; maximum gage-height recorded, 11.22 feet,  May 30, 2018; minimum daily discharge, 14 cfs, September 23-30 and October 1-3, 2007.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 2007 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: September 2011 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Satellite telemetry with a continuous water temperature thermistor.
REMARKS -
For period 10/01/2013-02/28/2016: Water temperature records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 24.4°C, July 30, 2015; minimum recorded, -0.1°C, February 19, 2015.