USGS 12191600 BAKER LAKE AT UPPER BAKER DAM NEAR CONCRETE, WA
Location.--Latitude 48°38'58", Longitude
121°41'22", in SW 1/4 Section 31, Township 37 North, Range 9
East, in Whatcom County, Hydrologic Unit 17110005, at
upper Baker Dam on the Baker River near the center of the dam, 0.3 mile
upstream from Sulphur Creek, 8.0 miles north of Concrete, and at
mile 9.3 mile. Drainage
area is 215 mi2. Datum of
gage is NAVD of 1988. See station note below.
this station on a
map of the basin (PDF).
Additional Data and Information.-- Recreation.
Funding for this site is provided by the
cooperators / programs below:
15-minute precipitation data for this station are
temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time
series of 15-minute or cumulative daily values will NOT be
available for retrieval following the 120-day display period.
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.
Lake elevation is reported to
NAVD of 1988. Prior to October 1, 2004, lake elevation was reported
to NGVD of 1929. Normal lake elevation varies from 658.77 feet and
727.77 feet NAVD 1988 (top of taintor gates).
This station managed by the Northwest Washington Field Office (Ferndale).
Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00 05-29-2023 05:00 PDT
Most recent instantaneous value: 727.05 05-29-2023 05:00 PDT