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00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
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Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
05407000 WISCONSIN RIVER AT MUSCODA, WI
LOCATION - Lat 43°11'53", long 90°26'36" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.1, T.8 N., R.1 W., Grant County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07070005, on left bank at bridge on State Highway 80, 0.5 mi upstream from Eagle Mill Creek and 1.0 mi north of Muscoda.
DRAINAGE AREA - 10,400 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 785: 1921(M). WSP 875: 1921. WSP 1308: 1915(M), 1917-18(M), 1920-21(M), 1924(M). WDR WI-79-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1902 to December 1903, gage height and discharge measurements only, October 1913 to current year. Monthly discharge for October and November 1913 published in WSP 1308. Gage-height records collected at same site November 1908 to December 1912 are contained in reports of U. S. Weather Bureau.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest gage. Datum of gage is 666.55 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Nov. 22, 1929, nonrecording gage on bridge 200 ft upstream at same datum. Nov. 22, 1929, to Mar. 15, 1930, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Records are considered good except for estimated 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. Flow regulated by 24 reservoirs and many powerplants upstream from station. In 1938 when the maximum of record occurred, there were 21 reservoirs upstream from station, the two large reservoirs, Petenwell and Castle Rock were not yet in existence. Usually flows less than 20 ft³/s were diverted out of the basin through Portage Canal to the Fox River throughout the year. Gage-height telemeter and data-collection platform at station.