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Water-Year Summary for Site 01647600

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00065 Gage height(Tid.,Tid.)  

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01647600 POTOMAC RIVER AT WISCONSIN AVE, WASHINGTON, DC
LOCATION - Lat 38°54'12.1", long 77°04'03.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Washington, DC, Hydrologic Unit 02070010, on left bank at upstream end of Georgetown Waterfront Park, 0.60 mi upstream from mouth of Rock Creek, 0.08 mi downstream from Key Bridge, and at river mile 112.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water stage recorder. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). Washington Mean Low Water Datum (WMLW) is +2.26 ft above NAVD88. Prior to October 1, 2013, datum of gage was 0.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD29).
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2019: Records fair.
  • Water Years 2016-2018: Records good.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good. Missing data due to equipment malfunction, or due to stage dropping below recordable limit on Feb. 15, 2015.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good. Missing data due to equipment malfunction.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years' accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • This is a tidal station. Discharge is not determined at this location. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum tidal gage height, 16.31 ft NGVD29 (17.72 ft WMLW), Oct. 17, 1942; Minimum unknown.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation 9.01 ft NGVD29, March 15, 2010; minimum elevation unknown (stage dropped below minimum recordable level on Feb. 15, 2015).