USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
05535070 SKOKIE RIVER NEAR HIGHLAND PARK, IL
LOCATION - Lat 42°09'35", long 87°47'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.35, T.43 N., R.12 E., Lake County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120003, on right bank 100 ft. downstream of bridge on Clavey Road in Highland Park, and at mile 7.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 21.1 mi².
- WSP 2115: 1968. WDR IL-75-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
DISCHARGE: August 1967 to current.
STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, and crest-stage gages. Datum of gage is 622.83 ft above NGVD of 1929 (city of Highland Park bench mark) (622.57 ft NAVD 1988).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Flood of July 1938 reached a stage of 10.6 ft, discharge not determined, from information furnished by Highland Park City Engineer.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 1,770 ft³/s, July 12, 2017, gage height, 10.44 ft; minimum discharge, no flow at times in several years.