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Water-Year Summary for Site 06036940

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

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06036940 TANTALUS CREEK AT NORRIS JUNCTION, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
LOCATION - Lat 44°43'57.81", long 110°42'47.71" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Park County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10020007, Yellowstone National Park, on right bank 0.9 mi northwest of Norris Junction, Yellowstone National Park, and at river mile 0.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1.05 mi².  
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MT-2013: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2004 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter is located at the station. Elevation of gage is 7,460 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
10/01/2018 to 09/30/2019: records are good.
10/01/2017 to 09/30/2018: records are fair.
10/01/2016 to 09/30/2017: records are fair.
10/01/2015 to 09/30/2016: records are fair.
10/01/2014 to 09/30/2015: records are fair.  
10/01/2013 to 09/30/2014: records are fair.  
No regulation or diversion occurs upstream from station.

 

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: June 2004 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature recorder was installed in June 2004.
REMARKS -

WATER TEMPERATURE

Records no longer rated.
10-01-2015 to 10-02-2016: records are excellent.
10-01-2014 to 10-02-2015: records are excellent. 
10-01-2013 to 10-02-2014: records are excellent. 

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 37.8°C, June 29, 2015; minimum, 8.7°C, January 17, 2012.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 36.6°C, August 1; minimum, 11.1°C, January 7.