USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
15297610 RUSSELL CREEK NEAR COLD BAY, AK
LOCATION - Lat 55°10'40", long 162°41'15" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.07, T.58 S., R.88 W., Aleutians East Borough, AK, Hydrologic Unit 19030101, (Cold Bay A-3 quad), on left bank, at Russell Creek Fish Hatchery, 2.1 mi upstream from mouth, and 2.6 mi southeast of Cold Bay. Prior to February 27, 1997, at site 0.2 mi downstream.
DRAINAGE AREA - 31 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1981 to December 1986, October 1995 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WRD AK-97-1: 1996, Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 7.65 ft above sea level. Prior to February 27, 1997, elevation 3.55 ft above sea level at site 0.2 mi downstream (levels by private engineering firm).
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1982-83, 1996 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: August 1996 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic water-temperature recorder set for 15 minute recording interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 17.5°C, July 31, 2014; Minimum, 0.0°C many days during winter.