USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
10302025 Walker River Near Mouth At Walker Lake, NV
LOCATION - Lat 38°47'28", long 118°43'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.29, T.11 N., R.29 E., Mineral County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16050304, 1.5 mi southeast of Pelican Point, and about 10 mi northeast of Walker Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,134 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Miscellaneous measurements, Aug. 1994 to Sep. 2004; continuous water-stage recorder, Oct. 2004 to May 2006 (gage destroyed); miscellaneous measurements, May 2006 to July 2010; continuous water-stage recorder, July 2010 to present.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 3,940 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,340 ft³.s, Jun. 26, 2017, gage height, 7.01 ft; maximum gage height, 9.58 ft (shifting sand channel), Jun. 22, 2005. No flow some years.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jul. 1994 to Aug. 1995; Aug. 1999 to Nov. 2001; Mar. 2004 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: May 2015 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: May 2015 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature sensors monitor data four times per hour.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 1,810 microsiemens, cm at 25°C, Dec. 19, 2016; minimum daily, 141 microsiemens, cm at 25°C, Jun. 29, 2017. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 34.6°C, May 13, 2016; minimum daily, 0.0°C, many days during winter months most years.