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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05405000 BARABOO RIVER NEAR BARABOO, WI
LOCATION - Lat 43°28'54", long 89°38'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.35, T.12 N., R.7 E., Sauk County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07070004, on left bank 10 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from Rowley Creek and 5.3 mi east of Baraboo.
DRAINAGE AREA - 609 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 455: 1915. WSP 505: 1917(M). WSP 1438: 1914, 1915(M), 1916-17, 1918-20(M), 1944(M), 1949(M). WSP 1914: 1948, 1950, 1956. WDR WI-75-1: 1968. WDR WI-77-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1913 to March 1922. September 1942 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 788.11 ft above NAVD of 1988. Dec. 18, 1913, to Mar. 31, 1922, nonrecording gage at bridge 2.3 mi upstream at datum 7.6 ft higher. Sept. 24, 1942, to June 10, 1963, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Records are considered good except for estimated daily discharges which are poor and other periods as noted. For records status prior to October 1, 2013, see remarks printed in annual water-data reports. Gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Aug. 6, 1935, reached a stage of 15.8 ft from floodmarks, site and datum in use in 1922, discharge, 5,100 ft³/s.