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USGS 05429000 LAKE MONONA AT MADISON, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°03'48", long 89°23'49", in SW 1/4 sec.23, T.7 N., R.9 E., Dane County, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, in Brittingham Park, in Madison. 

DRAINAGE AREA.--279 square miles, 36.6 is non-contributing. Area of Lake Monona, 5.3 square miles. 

PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1915 to current year (fragmentary) in reports of the Geological Survey. For 1856 to March 1917 in reports of Wisconsin Railroad Commission, volume 19. 

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1338: Lake area. WDR WI-73-1: Drainage area. 

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 840.00 ft above sea level (NGVD 1929), or 5.60 ft below City of Madison datum. Prior to Oct. 1, 1979, datum 3.61 ft higher; prior to Nov. 15, 1971, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. 

REMARKS. Temperature data at this site will only be displayed for 120 days. Instrumentation may not be calibrated, and other quality assurance measures may not be performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

Lake level regulated by concrete dam with four 12-foot stop-log sections and 12-foot lock at outlet of Lake Waubesa. Gage-height telemeter at station.


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

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00010 Temperature, water 2018-08-12  2018-12-31
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2018-12-10

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.6 12-10-2018   10:00 CST
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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.53 12-10-2018   10:00 CST
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