USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06714215 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER AT 64TH AVENUE, AT COMMERCE CITY, CO
LOCATION - Lat 39°48'44", long 104°57'28" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.12, T.3 S., R.68 W., Adams County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 10190003, on left bank 300 ft southeast of intersection of York Street and East 64th Avenue, and 1,900 ft upstream from mouth of Sand Creek, at northwest corner of Metro Denver Sewage Disposal plant, at Commerce City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,895 mi².
- WDR-US-2011: Drainage area. November 2020: 2018, 2019, peak discharge and peak stage. November 2020: daily mean discharge, Feb. 16, 2018 to Sept. 18, 2020.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1982 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry, concrete control, and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 5,105 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2018 to September 2020.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - October 2018 to September 2020.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature monitor from October 2018 to September 2020.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Water Temperature: Maximum 28.6°C, June 15, 2021; Minimum: 0.5°C, February 13, 2021.