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Water-Year Summary for Site 09484500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 32°15'55", long 110°50'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.31, T.13 S., R.15 E., Pima County, AZ, Hydrologic Unit 15050302, at Sabino Canyon Road, 0.8 mi downstream from Sabino Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 219 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1940 to Oct. 1945; water years 1966-81, 1988-90 (annual maximums only); Oct. 1990 to current year. Prior to 1945, published as "Rillito Creek near Wrightstown."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 2,470 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 1945, at same location at different datum. Oct. 1965 to Sept. 1981, nonrecording gage at same site at different datum. Oct. 1987 to Sept. 1990, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Records good except for estimated daily discharges and discharge above 2500 ft³/s, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 26,660 ft³/s, Aug. 31, 2006, gage height, 12.21 ft, from floodmark; no flow most of each year.