USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
11278300 Cherry Creek near Early Intake, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°53'40", long 119°57'42" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.35, T.1 N., R.18 E., Tuolumne County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18040009, Stanislaus National Forest, on right bank, 0.5 mi upstream from Granite Creek, 1.2 mi upstream from mouth, 1.3 mi north of Early Intake, and 10.3 mi southwest of Hetch Hetchy.
DRAINAGE AREA - 226 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1956 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,272.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by city and county of San Francisco).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 33,200 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 18.46 ft, from rating curve extended above 4,600 ft³/s; minimum daily, 0.30 ft³/s, Apr. 5, 6, 1964.
PERIOD OF RECORD
CONTINUOUS WATER-QUALITY DATA:
WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years May 2008 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature recorder since May 28, 2008.