USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
04294500 LAKE CHAMPLAIN AT BURLINGTON, VT
LOCATION - Lat 44°28'34", long 73°13'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Chittenden County, VT, Hydrologic Unit 04150403, 10 ft north of southwest pier corner, at ECHO at the Leahy Center, 0.2 mi west of Battery Street (VT 127) and College Street intersection, 0.2 mi north of Ferry Terminal pier at west end of King Street, 0.2 mi northwest of King Street and Battery Street intersection, 0.4 mi west of Main Street (VT 127) and Church Street intersection in Burlington. Prior to Jan. 13, 2005, at site 0.5 mi north.
- WSP 684: 1912-29 (datum correction). WSP 1207: 1938 (datum correction).
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1907 to current year (daily gage heights prior to October 2000, elevations thereafter).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is at National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to July 20, 1937, non-recording gage at site 0.2 mi south. July 20, 1937 to September 7, 1939, nonrecording gage at site 0.4 mi north. September 7, 1939 to January 13, 2005, gage at site 0.5 mi north. Prior to October 2000, datum 92.86 ft higher.
COOPERATION - Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, USGS Groundwater and Streamflow Information Program, and ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 103.27 ft, May 6, 2011, affected by wind; minimum observed, 92.61 ft, December 4, 1908.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 2014 to present.
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2014 to present.
INSTRUMENTATION - Multi-parameter sonde provides continuous readings. Sonde is located at an elevation of about 88 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.