Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!


Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins
Click to hide state-specific text

During the winter, river stage may be significantly affected by backwater from ice, resulting in incorrect discharge data. Consequently, discharge data may not be displayed during periods of ice effect.

USGS 05407000 WISCONSIN RIVER AT MUSCODA, WI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

Click to hidestation-specific text

LOCATION.--Lat 43°11'53", long 90°26'36", in SE 1/4, NW 1/4 sec.1, T.8 N., R.1 W., Grant County, Hydrologic Unit 07070005, on left bank at bridge on State Highway 80, 0.5 mi upstream from Eagle Mill Creek and 1.0 mi north of Muscoda.

DRAINAGE AREA.--10,400 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1902 to December 1903, gage height and discharge measurements only, October 1913 to present. Monthly discharge for October and November 1913 published in WSP 1308 Gage-height records collected at same site November 1908 to December 1912 are contained in reports of U. S. Weather Bureau.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 785: 1921(M). WSP 875: 1921. WSP 1308: 1915(M), 1917-18(M), 1920-21(M), 1924(M). WDR WI-79-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 666.55 ft (NAVD88). Prior to Nov. 22, 1929, onrecording gage on bridge 200 ft upstream at same datum. Nov. 22, 1929, to Mar. 15, 1930, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by 24 reservoirs and many powerplants upstream from station. In 1938 when the maximum of record occurred, there were 21 reservoirs upstream from station, the two large reservoirs, Petenwell and Castle Rock were not yet in existence. Usually flows less than 20 ft3/s were diverted out of the basin through Portage Canal to the Fox River throughout the year. Gage-height telemeter and data-collection platform at station.

OPERATED IN COOPERATION WITH:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers LogoU.S. Army Corps of Engineers - St. Paul District

WI River Outings Logo WI River Outings

Additional Information:

USACE Site Data

National Weather Service Logo National Weather Service Flood Forecast Page

Boating safety tips

Click on animated image to see the latest full size current video from site. Click on the Static Image to view the Frame Gallery.

       

Time-lapse video products are considered a proof of concept with no guarantee regarding product up time. Time-lapse videos can be viewed using Chrome, Firefox or Opera browser application on smartphone, tablet, desktop and laptop devices. Additional browser support for Safari and Internet Explorer may be added later.

Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

This station managed by the USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center - Middleton WI.

Available Parameters Period of Record
All 6 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water(Ins.,Max.,Min.,Mean) 1975-07-09  2019-04-18
00045 Precipitation(Sum) 2016-04-19  2019-04-18
00060 Discharge(Mean) 1913-10-01  2019-04-18
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Ins.) 1975-07-09  1981-09-29
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean) 1975-07-01  1979-09-29
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean) 1975-07-01  1979-09-29

Graph
Graph w/ stats
Graph w/ meas
Graph w/ (up to 3) parms
Table
Tab-separated
Days  (365)
 

  -- or --
Begin date
 

End date
 

Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement


Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

          -- Daily Instantaneous data unavailable for the time period specified --

Graph of DAILY Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Temperature, water, degrees Celsius"

?
 Add site numbers


Create presentation-quality graph.  


Precipitation, total, inches


Graph of DAILY Precipitation, total, inches

Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Precipitation, total, inches"

?
 Add site numbers


Create presentation-quality graph.  


Discharge, cubic feet per second


Graph of DAILY Discharge, cubic feet per second

Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Discharge, cubic feet per second"

?
 Add site numbers


Create presentation-quality graph.