USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
12173500 RUBY CREEK BELOW PANTHER CREEK NEAR NEWHALEM, WA
LOCATION - Lat 48°42'30", long 120°58'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Whatcom County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17110005, on leftbank, downstream from Panther Creek, 20 mi northeast of Marblemount.
DRAINAGE AREA - 206 mi².
- WSP 1932: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1948 to September 1956, October 1962 to September 1969 and April 30, 2018 to current water year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,640 ft above NGVD of 1929 (by barometer).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,640 ft³/s, Nov. 27, 1949, gage height, 10.95 ft. Minimum discharge, 46 ft³/s, Feb. 10, 1949, gage height, 0.70 ft.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: April 30, 2018 to current water year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature sensor with 15-minute logging interval, interfaced directly with a data collection platform for satellite telemetry.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 13.6°C, Aug. 9, 2018; minimum 3.9°C, May 2, 2018.