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The 15-minute precipitation data for this station are temporaryand will only be displayed for 120 days. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once/year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°32'28", long 75°53'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cortland County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02050102, on right bank 150 ft upstream from Mead Brook, and 300 ft downstream from bridge on County Highway 159 at Cincinnatus.
DRAINAGE AREA.--147 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1938 to September 1964, October 1969 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 2103: Drainage area. WDR-US-2010: 2005-09. WDR-US-2012: 2011.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,031.67 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 1,031.11 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS.--Water Year 2014-17: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 8,390 ft³/s, Dec. 30, 1942, gage height, 10.67 ft; maximum gage height, 10.89 ft, Jan. 19, 1996 (ice jam); minimum discharge, 3.8 ft³/s, Sept. 25, 1939.

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00045 Precipitation 2018-09-18  2019-01-15
00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2019-01-16
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2019-01-16

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Precipitation, total, inches

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00 01-15-2019   23:45 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 276 01-16-2019   00:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 16 based on 75 years of record more
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48.0 120 170 276 277 320 1560

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.26 01-16-2019   00:00 EST
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