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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
11451100 North Fork Cache Creek at Hough Springs, near Clearlake Oaks, CA
LOCATION - Lat 39°09'56", long 122°37'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.10, T.15 N., R.7 W., Lake County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18020116, on right bank, 0.5 mi upstream from Spanish Creek, 0.9 mi upstream from Hough Springs, and 10 mi northeast of Clearlake Oaks.
DRAINAGE AREA - 60.2 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1971 to September 2022. October 2022 to current (seasonal record Oct-Apr).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,536.52 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Jan. 13, 1980, at datum 2.0 ft higher. Recording rain gage (station 391056122420801) 4.7 mi northwest of gage. Elevation of rain gage is 2,050 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - No regulation or diversion upstream from station. See schematic diagram of lower Sacramento River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 13,200 ft³/s, Jan. 1, 1997, gage height, 14.14 ft, from rating curve extended above 3,900 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 11.23 ft; no flow at times in several years.