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Water-Year Summary for Site 10318500

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
10318500 Humboldt River Near Elko, NV
LOCATION - Lat 40°56'11.6", long 115°37'27.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.11, T.35 N., R.56 E., Elko County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16040101, on right bank, 1 mi southwest of Ryndon, 1.5 mi upstream from Jackson Creek, 5 mi downstream from confluence of North Fork Humboldt River, 10 mi northeast of Elko, and at mi 381.71 above Derby Road bridge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,779 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1714: Drainage area. WDR NV-99-1: Drainage area. The maximum discharge for water year 1986 was revised on Jul. 20, 2020, based on changes to the stage-discharge rating.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jun. 1895 to Oct. 1902, Oct. 1944 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 5,142.32 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Jun. 1895 to Oct. 1902, nonrecording gage at site 11 mi downstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Diversions for irrigation of 95,800 acres above station. No flow some years during summer months.  10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records fair. 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2016-09/30/2017: Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2017-09/30/2018: Records poor. 10/01/2018-09/30/2019: Records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2019-09/30/2020: Records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,100 ft³/s, Mar. 4, 1983, gage height, 12.18 ft; maximum gage height 12.30 ft, Feb. 13, 1962; no flow at times some years.