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Water-Year Summary for Site 12401500

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00021 Temperature, air(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
12401500 KETTLE RIVER NEAR FERRY, WA
LOCATION - Lat 48°58'53", long 118°45'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.10, T.40 N., R.32 E., Ferry County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17020002, on right bank 0.5 mi upstream from Catherine Creek, 1.3 mi south of international boundary and Ferry, 3.2 mi upstream from Toroda Creek, and at mile 84.02.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,200 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1928 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,836.8 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Nov. 23, 1928, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
COOPERATION - This station is maintained by the United States under agreement with Canada.
REMARKS - Several small diversions upstream from station for irrigation. No regulation. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
  • Water Year 2014, 2017: Records fair, except for estimated daily discharges which are poor.
  • Water Years 2015, 2016, 2018: Records good, except for estimated daily discharges which are fair.
  • Water Year 2019: Records good, except for estimated discharges which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 23,700 ft³/s May 10, 2018, gage height, 22.50 ft; minimum discharge, 14 ft³/s, discharge measurement, Jan. 23, 1930, but may have been less during period of ice effect Jan. 18-23, 1930.