USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09512165 SALT RIVER AT PRIEST DRIVE NEAR PHOENIX, AZ
LOCATION - Lat 33°26'22", long 111°57'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.17, T.1 N., R.4 E., Maricopa County, AZ, Hydrologic Unit 15060106, on left bank at downstream side of Priest Road bridge, 1.3 mi southeast of Phoenix main post office.
DRAINAGE AREA - 13,223 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Dec. 1993 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,135 ft above sea level, from topographic map.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge since 1871, 300,000 ft³/s in Feb. 1891.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 81,400 ft³/s Feb. 16, 1995, gage height 12.73 ft, from rating curve adjusted for drawdown based on highwater mark profile at gage; no flow for many days each year.