USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
04001000 WASHINGTON CREEK AT WINDIGO, MI
LOCATION - Lat 47°55'17", long 89°08'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.28, T.64 N., R.38 W., Keweenaw County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04020300, on left bank 0.8 mi northeast of Windigo, and 35 mi southwest of Rock Harbor.
DRAINAGE AREA - 13.2 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1964 to September 2003, July 2010 to current, published as seasonal record.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 605 ft above NGVD 29.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 657 ft³/s, May 18, 1996 (from rating curve extended above 280 ft³/s), gage height 8.17 ft; minimum, 0.43 ft³/s, Sept. 2, 1995.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1965-96, 2001, 2010 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1964 to September 1991, July 2010 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor, set for 15-minute measurement interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE (water years 1966-72, 1974-91, 2010 to current year): Maximum recorded, 24.5°C, July 8, 1987, but may have been higher during periods of missing record in the 2010 water year; minimum recorded, -0.1°C, on many days during winter periods in the 2011-2016 water years.