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Water-Year Summary for Site 12459000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
12459000 WENATCHEE RIVER AT PESHASTIN, WA
LOCATION - Lat 47°35'00", long 120°37'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.08, T.24 N., R.18 E., Chelan County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17020011, on right bank 1.0 mi northwest of Peshastin, 3.5 mi upstream from Peshastin Creek, 4.1 mi downstream from Icicle Creek, and at mile 21.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,000 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1316: 1929-32(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1928 to February 1929 (monthly discharge only), March 1929 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,028.04 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Mar. 24, 1932, nonrecording gage at site 1.2 mi downstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Numerous diversions for irrigation of an estimated 3,200 acres upstream from station. Diversion from Icicle Creek 5.7 mi upstream from mouth is used for irrigation of a substantial part of the 22,000 acres downstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite telemeter at station.
  • Water Years 2014-2017: Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2018: No estimated daily discharges, records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 41,300 ft³/s, Nov. 30, 1995, gage height, 17.89 ft; minimum discharge, 183 ft³/s, Oct. 14, 1939; minimum gage height, 1.22 ft, Nov. 26, 1993; minimum daily discharge, 210 ft³/s, Nov. 26, 1993.