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Water-Year Summary for Site 09032000

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
09032000 RANCH CREEK NEAR FRASER, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°57'00", long 105°45'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.22, T.1 S., R.75 W., Grand County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14010001, on left bank 650 ft downstream from Middle Fork, and 2.7 mi east of Fraser.
DRAINAGE AREA - 20 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1243: 1935. WDR-US-2011: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1934 to current year. Records for May 26, 1937, to September 1959, equivalent to earlier records if diversion to Moffat water tunnel is added to flow past station.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 8,660 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 5, 1995, at site 200 ft upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2015; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2017; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2018; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2019; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2020; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2021; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Diversion upstream from station for irrigation of hay meadows along Fraser River. Transmountain diversions upstream from station to Moffat water tunnel not known since 1959. Annual mean and annual runoff (ac-ft) significantly affected by upstream diversions into the Moffat water tunnel.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 551 ft³/s, June 7, 2010, from rating curve extended above 290 ft³/s, gage height, 6.62 ft.