Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!

Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins

Water-Year Summary for Site 08263500

Click to hide Water-Year Summary instructions and information
  • Water-Year Summary reports summarize a year of hydrologic data in a printer-friendly format.
  • For water years 2014 onward, choose a water year and parameter and an on-demand Water-Year Summary report will be generated.
  • For water years 2006 through 2013, choose a water year and an Annual Water Data Report will be provided.
  • For water years 2005 and earlier, Annual Water Data Reports may be available in digital format.
  • Not all sites have reports available for every water year.
Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 36°44'24.06", long 105°41'00.39" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Taos County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13020101, on left bank 4 mi southwest of Cerro, 5.5 mi northwest of Questa, 7.4 mi upstream from Red River, and at mile 1,693.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,440 mi² of which 2,940 mi² probably is noncontributing. (from the closed basin in San Luis Valley, Colorado)
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1948 to September 1994, October 1995 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 7,110 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2018; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Diversions upstream from station for irrigation of about 620,000 acres in Colorado and 7,000 acres in New Mexico.