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00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05540290 DU PAGE RIVER NEAR PLAINFIELD, IL
LOCATION - Lat 41°41'24", long 88°09'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.14, T.37 N., R.9 E., Will County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 07120004, in center of upstream side of Plainfield-Naperville Road bridge, 8.2 mi south of Naperville, 1.6 mi downstream from the confluence of the East Branch Du Page River and the West Branch Du Page River, 1.0 mi downstream from Spring Brook, and at mile 26.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 220 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: January 2011 to current.
  STAGE: January 2011 to current.
  PARTIAL RECORD: Annual maximum stage, water years 1962-1970.
PRECIPITATION: September 2011 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1978 to 1990. Additional chemical data for water year
    1968 to 1977 are published in Water-Resources Investigations 78-22 and 79-23 as site GB10.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, satellite telemeter, crest stage gage, and an unheated tipping bucket rain gage. Datum of gage is 610.00 ft. above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Oct. 1, 1977, gage datum was 618.97 ft. above NGVD of 1929. From Oct. 1, 1977 to Sept. 30, 2010, gage datum was 610.08 ft. above NGVD of 1929. Prior to water year 2011, published as "near Naperville".
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IL Water Science Center. Collection, computation, and publication of precipitation data do not necessarily conform to standards used by the National Weather Service. Precipitation data could be subject to error for days with freezing and/or thawing of precipitation, which are identified as estimated (e).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 10,800 ft³/s, April 19, 2013, gage height 16.57 ft; minimum, 29 ft³/s, September 15, 2013.
PRECIPITATION: Maximum daily total, 5.06 in., Oct. 14, 2017.