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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
10320000 South Fork Humboldt River Above Dixie Creek Near Elko, NV
LOCATION - Lat 40°41'06", long 115°48'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.05, T.32 N., R.55 E., Elko County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16040103, on left bank, 1.5 mi upstream from Dixie Creek, and 10.5 mi south of Elko.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,150 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1948 to Sep. 1982, Jul. 1988 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,140 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by South Fork Reservoir, approximately 2.0 mi upstream, since Dec, 1987. Diversions for irrigation are above the dam. Records not adjusted for storage.  10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records fair except estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records fair except estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Records fair except estimated daily discharges, which are poor.  10/01/2016-09/30/2017: Records good except estimated discharges, which are poor. 
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge prior to dam, 3,100 ft³/s, Jan. 12, 1979, gage height, 6.80 ft; maximum discharge after dam, 2,260 ft³/s, May 29, 30, Jun. 01, 2005, gage height, 5.59 ft; minimum daily prior to dam, 0.10 ft³/s, Sep. 09, 1959; minimum daily after dam, e1.2 ft³/s, Jan. 11-21, 2013.