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USGS 01309500 MASSAPEQUA CREEK AT MASSAPEQUA NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 40°41'20", long 73°27'17" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Nassau County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02030202, on left bank 3,000 ft upstream from bridge on Clark Boulevard in Massapequa, and 350 ft west of Lake Shore Drive at Garfield Street in Massapequa Park.
DRAINAGE AREA.--38.6 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June to October 1903, December 1936 to March 2000 (monthly means estimated December 1959 to February 1961), May 2005 to September 2010, October 2012 to current year. Published as Massatayun Creek at Massapequa, December 1936 to September 1941.
REVISED RECORDS.--WRD NY 1970: 1966-69 (M). WDR NY-09-2: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 18.31 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 1903, non-recording gage at different datum. December 1936 to March 1961, at datum 1.00 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Water year 2014: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
Water year 2015-16: Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 510 ft³/s, July 29, 1980, gage height, 2.40 ft, from rating curve extended above 200 ft³/s; minimum discharge, 0.23 ft³/s, Aug. 31, Sept. 1, 2016; minimum gage height, 0.32 ft, Aug. 1, 1954, datum then in use.

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2008-01-25  2010-09-30
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2017-10-18
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-10-18

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.50 10-18-2017   06:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 18 based on 71 years of record more
Min
(1996)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 18
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1956)
0.96 1.50 3.3 5.4 6.5 8.7 23.7


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.64 10-18-2017   06:00 EST
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