USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
15896000 KUPARUK RIVER NEAR DEADHORSE, AK
LOCATION - Lat 70°16'54", long 148°57'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 sec.25, T.11 N., R.12 E., North Slope Borough, AK, Hydrologic Unit 19060401, (Beechey Point B-4 quad), on right bank, 1.8 mi northeast SE Eileen State No. 1, 2.1 mi south of Frontier Service City Camp, 10 mi upstream from mouth on Gwyder Bay, 3 miles upstream of Spine Road, and 13 mi northwest of Deadhorse.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,340 mi².
- Discharge for the periods Oct. 1, 1971 to May 31, 1972; October 1 1972 to May 30 1973 and Oct. 1 1973 to May 27, 1974 was deleted on Jan. 11, 2021.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1971 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is referenced to sea level (levels by private engineering firm).
PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: 1971-72, 1976, 1978-79, 2014 to current year (seasonal).
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic water temperature recorder set for 15 minute recording interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 21.3°C, July 14, 2016; minimum, 0.0°C many days under ice (operated seasonally).