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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11043000 Murrieta Creek at Temecula, CA
LOCATION - Lat 33°28'47", long 117°08'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Riverside County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18070302, in Temecula Grant, on right bank, 0.4 mi upstream from confluence with Temecula Creek, 1.0 mi south of Temecula, and 12 mi downstream from Skinner Reservoir on Tucalota Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 222 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1345: 1952. WSP 1635: 1932, 1937. WSP 1928: Drainage area. WDR CA-93-1: 1991 (peaks above base), 1992 (instantaneous maximum discharge).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1924 to current year. Prior to September 1930 monthly discharges only, published in WSP 1315-B.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Concrete control since Aug. 30, 1981. Datum of gage is 974.22 ft above NAVD of 1988. See WSP 1735 for history of changes prior to Dec. 16, 1938.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 25,000 ft³/s, Jan. 16, 1993, gage height, 17.24 ft, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; no flow during many days in several years.