USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05355024 CANNON RIVER AT NORTHFIELD, MN
LOCATION - Lat 44°27'30.9", long 93°09'34.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.01, T.111 N., R.20 W., Rice County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07040002, on right bank 50 feet downstream from 2nd Street bridge over Cannon River in Northfield. Stages are set to NAVD88 datum. Prior to Nov. 1, 2012 crest-stage gage located 0.3 miles upstream at 5th Street bridge. Stages at old gage at NGVD29 datum. Peak discharges at this location are considered equivalent at current 2nd St. bridge location.
DRAINAGE AREA - 929 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - 1980 to 2012, peak discharges only. November 2013 to current year.
GAGE - 1980 to 2012, operated as a high-flow, partial-record station. November, 2012 to current year.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 16,600 ft³/s, 907.59 ft, Sept. 24, 2010.