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Water-Year Summary for Site 12210000

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 48°40'40", long 122°09'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.21, T.37 N., R.5 E., Whatcom County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17110004, at Saxon Bridge, 1.3 mi downstream from Skookum Creek, and 2.5 mi northeast of Wickersham.
DRAINAGE AREA - 129 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2007 to September 2008 (gage height only). October 2008 to current year.
GAGE - Water stage recorder. Datum of gage is 349.780 ft. above NAVD of 1988 from a level 2 GNSS survey (Reference Frame NAD_83 (2011) (EPOCH:2010.0000), GEOID18).
REMARKS - Small diversion upstream of gage for fish hatchery which is returned back to the river upstream of the gage. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 20,500 ft³/s, Dec. 12, 2010, gage height 8.78 ft; maximum gage height, 9.86 ft, Feb. 1, 2020; minimum daily discharge, 69.3 ft³/s, Aug. 13, 2015.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2008 to December 2016. October 2017 to current.
INSTRUMENTATION - Temperature sensor with a 15-minute logging interval.
REMARKS - U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 24.4°C, July 28, 29, 2009; minimum, -0.2°C, Feb. 22-24, 2018.