USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
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 current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 1,534.13 ft above NGVD of 1929. 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.
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.