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Water-Year Summary for Site 12448000

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00021 Temperature, air(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
12448000 CHEWUCH RIVER AT WINTHROP, WA
LOCATION - Lat 48°28'38", long 120°11'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.02, T.34 N., R.21 E., Okanogan County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17020008, on right bank, 80 ft downstream from State Road 20 bridge crossing, at northwest end of Winthrop, WA, and at mile 0.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 525 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - 1912 to 1913, seasonal records only. October 1991 to current year. Prior to October 1991 published as "Chewack River at Winthrop, WA".
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,736.26 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Okanogan County Public Works benchmark). Prior to November 1991, nonrecording gage 10 ft upstream from bridge, and at datum 8.74 ft higher.
REMARKS - No known regulation. Several diversions for irrigation upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station. Water temperature records April to September 2002.
  • Water Years 2014, 2015: Records fair.
  • Water Year 2016: Records fair except for discharges over 1,500 ft³/s, which are poor.
  • Water Years 2017, 2018: Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 18,100 ft³/s May 29, 1948, determined by slope-area measurement of peak flow.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,910 ft³/s May 9, 2018, gage height, 10.64 ft; minimum discharge, 20 ft³/s Sept. 18 and 19, 2001, gage height, 2.24 ft.