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USGS 01440200 Delaware River near Delaware Water Gap Pa


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During winter months, cold and ice may result in inaccurate real-time gage height and streamflow data. Adjustments or deletions of this data can only be done after detailed analysis.

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LOCATION.--Lat 41°00'48", long 75°05'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Hardwick Township, Warren County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040104, on left bank 700 ft streamward from River Road, 1.0 mi downstream from Tocks Island, 3.7 mi northeast of Delaware Water Gap, PA, and 4.0 mi upstream from bridge on Interstate Route 80.
DRAINAGE AREA.--3,850 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Annual maximum, water years 1955, 1996, 2002 to current year. Continuous-record gaging station, water years 1964-95.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NJ-2004-1: 1996(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage and air temperature recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gages. Datum of gage is 293.64 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Annual peak data can be obtained by selecting Peak streamflow from the 'Available data for this site' drop-down menu above or by using this link.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 260,000 ft3/s, Aug 19, 1955, gage height, 37.4 ft, from high-water mark; minimum discharge, not determined.

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National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 21.0 ft.

Forecasts for this gage are issued by the National Weather Service routinely year-round.
Forecast information is available here.

The air temperature data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. 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.

This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00021 Temperature, air 2016-06-25  2016-10-23
00065 Gage height 2008-09-30  2016-10-23

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Most recent instantaneous value: 4.97   10-23-2016   19:15 EDT
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