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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Med.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Med.,Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11463000 Russian River near Cloverdale, CA
LOCATION - Lat 38°52'46", long 123°03'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.23, T.12 N., R.11 W., Mendocino County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18010110, on left bank, 0.3 mi downstream from Cummisky Creek, 5.5 mi northwest of Cloverdale, and 28 mi downstream from Coyote Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 503 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1951 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 350 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to July 30, 1970, at site 0.2 mi upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Diversions for irrigation of about 15,000 acres upstream from station. Flow also affected by diversion into basin (see REMARKS for East Fork Russian River stations) and since November 1958 by storage in Lake Mendocino. See schematic diagram of Russian River Basin available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 55,200 ft³/s, Dec. 22, 1964, gage height, 31.60 ft, site and datum then in use; minimum daily, 12 ft³/s, Apr. 22, 1977.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1964 to 1969, 1995 to 1996, July 2009 to current year. SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 1964 to 1967, 1995 to 1996.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - DISSOLVED OXYGEN: July 2009 to current year (seasonal record only). WATER TEMPERATURE: November 1963 to September 1969, July 2009 to current year (seasonal record only). SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: April 1964 to September 1967.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor near left bank since July 21, 2009. Electronic data logger with 15 minute interval.