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Water-Year Summary for Site 06036805

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
06036805 FIREHOLE RIVER AT OLD FAITHFUL, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
LOCATION - Lat 44°27'33.60", long 110°49'20.18" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Park County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10020007, Yellowstone National Park, at Old Faithful, on left bank 10 ft downstream from East Fork, 0.9 mi upstream from Myriad Creek, and at river mile 17.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 39.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MT-2013: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2006 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation at gage is 7,350 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
10-18-2017 to 11-14-2018: records are good.
11-02-2016 to 10-17-2017: records are good.
10-07-2015 to 11-01-2016: records are good.
11-17-2014 to 10-06-2015: records are good.
10-01-2013 to 11-16-2014: records are good.

No regulation or diversions exist upstream of the station.

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2006 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature probe was installed Sept. 26, 2006.
REMARKS -
WATER TEMPERATURE
11-01-2017 to 10-10-2018: records are excellent.
11-03-2016 to 10-31-2017: records are excellent.
10-01-2015 to 11-02-2016: records are excellent, except August 10 to September 21, which are fair.
10-01-2014 to 09-30-2015: records are excellent, except October 17 to January 14, which are good.
10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are excellent.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 23.5°C, July 19, 2007; minimum, 0.0°C, many days in November through March.