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00010 Temperature, water(Min.,Max.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07141300 ARKANSAS RIVER AT GREAT BEND, KS
LOCATION - Lat 38°21'11", long 98°45'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.33, T.19 S., R.13 W., Barton County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 11030004, on left bank, top of levee, at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 281, 0.5 mi south of Great Bend, 4.5 mi upstream from Walnut Creek, and at mile 873.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 34,356 mi² of which 6,002 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1341: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1940 to current year. Fragmentary gage-height records collected at same site, at datum 3.0 ft higher, 1906, 1908-12, are contained in reports of U.S. Weather Bureau.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Current datum of gage is 1,836.00 ft. above msl. (NAVD88) Obtained May 26, 2021 with Trimble R10. Previous datum of gage was 1,835.19 ft. above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Oct. 1, 1975, at datum 4.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Flow moderately regulated since 1948 by John Martin Reservoir (station 07130000). Natural flow of stream affected by transmountain diversions, storage reservoirs, power developments, groundwater withdrawals, diversions for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas. Satellite telemeter at station.