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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean,Med.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean,Max.,Min.,Med.)  

Water year 2018: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
10265150 Hot Creek at Flume, near Mammoth, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°40'08", long 118°49'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.19, T.3 S., R.29 E., Mono County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18090102, on right bank, 2.6 mi north of Whitmore Hot Springs, and 8.4 mi east of Mammoth Lakes.
DRAINAGE AREA - 68.3 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year. Unpublished daily discharge for calendar years 1982-85 available in files of the U.S. Geological Survey. Daily discharge for calendar year 1986 published in WRIR 89-4033 as "Hot Creek Flume." Daily discharge for calendar years 1987-89 published in OFR 96-382 as "Hot Creek Flume."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and Parshall flume. Elevation of gage is 6,950 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Records good. There are several minor diversions for agricultural use upstream from the station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 433 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 4.38 ft; minimum daily, 25 ft³/s, several days in 2015.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - October 2007 to current year. Chemical data for calendar year 1986 published in WRIR 89-4033 as "Hot Creek Flume." Chemical data for calendar years 1987-89 published in OFR 96-382 as "Hot Creek Flume."

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 2007 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2007 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature and specific conductance recorder.
REMARKS - Specific conductance records are rated fair.

Water temperature records rated fair to good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 832 microsiemens, Sept 20, 2015; minimum recorded, 137 microsiemens, June 23, 2017.

WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 46.0°C, July 29, 2015; minimum recorded, 7.3°C, June 12, 2017.