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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
08380500 GALLINAS CREEK NEAR MONTEZUMA, NM
LOCATION - Lat 35°39'07.18", long 105°19'07.79" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, San Miguel County, NM, Hydrologic Unit 13060001, in Las Vegas Grant, on left bank 2.4 mi west of Montezuma, 6.9 mi northwest of Las Vegas, and at mile 74.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 84 mi². (approximately)
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 898: drainage area. WSP 1562: 1951(P), 1952(M), 1955(P), 1957. WSP 1632: 1931-32, 1933(M), 1934, 1935(M), 1938, 1939-40(M), 1941-42, 1945, 1949-50(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March to September 1915, June 1916 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1312. Prior to October 1964, published as "Gallinas River near Montezuma."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 6,880 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Sept. 21, 1934, at different datum.
REMARKS - Water years 2014-2019; records fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - The greatest flood since about 1900 occurred the night of Sept. 29, 1904 (discharge not determined), from information by local residents and G. B. Monk's report on floods.