USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
04057800 MIDDLE BRANCH ESCANABA RIVER AT HUMBOLDT, MI
LOCATION - Lat 46°29'57", long 87°53'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.01, T.47 N., R.29 W., Marquette County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04030110, on left bank 15 ft upstream from county road FX, 1.5 mi downstream from Halfway Creek, and 0.3 mi north of Humboldt.
DRAINAGE AREA - 46 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1959 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1911: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. V-notch sharp-crested weir since Oct. 3, 1960. Datum of gage is 1,521.20 ft above NGVD 29 (Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. bench mark). Prior to Sept. 1, 1960, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,930 ft³/s, Apr. 20, 1985, gage height, 9.21 ft; minimum discharge, 3.3 ft³/s, Sept. 2, 2012.