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Water-Year Summary for Site 12209490

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
12209490 SKOOKUM CREEK ABOVE DIVERSION, NEAR WICKERSHAM, WA
LOCATION - Lat 48°40'18", long 122°08'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.27, T.37 N., R.5 E., Whatcom County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17110004, on right bank, 200 ft upstream of hatchery diversion, 3.6 mi northeast of Wickersham, and at mile 0.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 23 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 410 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - No regulation or diversion upstream from station. Records for water years 1992-1998 are available in the files of Devine Tarbell & Associates, Bellingham, Washington.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good except for Oct. 24 to June 11, which are fair and estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good except for Nov. 2 to Feb. 6, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good except for discharges above 2,000 ft³/s, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good except for discharges above 2,000 ft³/s and estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2018: No estimated discharges. Records fair except for discharges above 2,000 ft³/s, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2019: Records fair except for discharges above 2,000 ft³/s and estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2020: No estimated discharges. Records fair except for discharges above 1,500 ft³/s, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 5,850 ft³/s, Oct. 16, 2003, gage height, 8.55 ft; minimum daily discharge, 14.4 ft³/s, Oct. 14, 2006.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Water-temperature: April 2008 to current water year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature sensor with a 15-minute logging interval, interfaced with an electronic data logger.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2014: Water-temperature: Records excellent except for Oct. 20-25, which are poor. No record Oct. 1-19, Nov. 13 to Jan. 15, Feb. 16-17 and July 25.
  • Water Year 2015: Water-temperature: Records excellent.
  • Water Year 2016: Water-temperature: Records excellent. No record Nov. 17 to Dec. 4.
  • Water Year 2017: Water-temperature: Records good. No record Jan. 3-4, 11-12.
  • Water Years 2018 to 2020: Water-temperature: Records excellent.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Water-temperature: Maximum recorded, 19.4°C, July 2, 2015; minimum, 0.0°C, many days during winter months.