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Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
10335000 Humboldt River Near Rye Patch, NV
LOCATION - Lat 40°28'03", long 118°18'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.18, T.30 N., R.33 E., Pershing County, NV, Hydrologic Unit 16040108, on right bank, 1,100 ft downstream from Rye Patch Dam, 1.5 mi northwest of Rye Patch, and at mi 49.45 above Derby Road bridge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 16,100 mi². approximately.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1714: Drainage area; WDR-NV-00-1: Drainage area. Elevation of gage from beginning of record to 10/17/2017 was 4068.53 ft and was revised on 10/17/2017, based on single-base OPUS-S level 3 survey.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jan. 1896 to Jun. 1898, Jun. 1899 to Dec. 1909, Sep. 1910 to Jun. 1917, Sep. 1917 to Sep. 1922, Sep. 1924 to Sep. 1930 (fragmentary), Oct. 1930 to Sep. 1932, Oct. 1935 to Sep. 1941, Oct. 1943 to current year. Prior to Oct. 1935, published as "Near Oreana."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4067.1 ft above NAVD88 from Global Navigation Satellite System survey quality level 3.  Prior to Oct. 01, 1935, water-stage recorder or nonrecording gages at several sites about 7 mi downstream at different datum. Oct. 01, 1935, to Oct. 13, 1945, water-stage recorder at site 0.5 mi upstream at different datum. Oct. 14, 1945, to Apr. 09, 1991, water-stage recorder at site 75 ft downstream at datum 5.00 ft higher. Apr. 09, 1991 to Sep. 30, 1998, water-stage recorder at site 100 ft upstream on opposite bank, at same datum.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Rye Patch Reservoir (station 10334500) since 1936. Records not adjusted for storage. 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records poor. 10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records poor. 10/01/2015-09/30/2016: Records poor. 10/01/2016-09/30/2017: Records fair. 10/01/2017-09/30/2018: Records fair. 10/01/2018-09/30/2019: Records fair. 10/01/2019-09/30/2020: Records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge prior to dam, 3,050 ft³/s, May 12, 1897, gage height, 12.0 ft, (datum then in use); maximum discharge after dam completed, 7,960 ft³/s, May 28, 1984, gage height, 13.65 ft (datum then in use); maximum gage height, 14.62 ft, Apr. 28, 2006; no flow at times in some years.