USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11519500 Scott River near Fort Jones, CA
LOCATION - Lat 41°38'27", long 123°00'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.29, T.44 N., R.10 W., Siskiyou County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18010208, on right bank, 1.7 mi upstream from Snow Creek, and 10.8 mi downstream from Fort Jones.
DRAINAGE AREA - 653 mi².
- WSP 1445: 1942-43 (instantaneous maximum discharge), 1946 (instantaneous maximum discharge), 1948. WSP 1715: 1951-52 (instantaneous maximum discharge). WSP 1929: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1941 to current year. Monthly discharge only October to December 1941, published in WSP 1315-B.
CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1959-79.
SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 1955-56.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 2,623.80 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Oct. 1, 1966, water-stage recorder 400 ft downstream at datum 2.00 ft higher.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 54,600 ft³/s, Dec. 22, 1964, gage height, 25.34 ft, from floodmarks, from rating curve extended above 15,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement at 21.40 ft, site and datum then in use; minimum daily, 3.4 ft³/s, Sept. 20-22, 2001.