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USGS 04233255 CAYUGA INLET AT ITHACA NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°25'38", long 76°31'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Tompkins County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on left bank, on the upstream abutment face of flood-control weir, at east end of unnamed gravel road, 0.3 mi east of State Highway 13A, 0.9 mi downstream from Buttermilk Creek and 2.4 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--86.7 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1971-72, 1975-2005 (annual maximum only). June 2012 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 379.97 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 379.38 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON).
REMARKS.--Water Years 2014-15: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
Water Years 2016-18: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 12,500 ft³/s, Jan. 19, 1996, gage height, 14.67 ft, from rating curve extended above 1,600 ft³/s on basis of flow-over-dam measurement at gage height 14.60 ft; minimum discharge, 2.4 ft³/s, Sept. 5, 6, 8, 2016; minimum gage height, 4.22 ft, Aug. 9, 2016.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
2012-06-02  2019-11-21
2012-06-01  2019-11-21







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 50.5 11-21-2019   18:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 21 based on 6 water years of record more
Min
(2017)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Nov 21
Max
(2018)
20.1 22 28 33 41 50.5 67.0


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.50 11-21-2019   18:30 EST
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