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USGS 04232100 STERLING CREEK AT STERLING NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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NOTICE (10/01/2019) -- This site was discontinued on October 1, 2019. Although historic data will remain accessible, no new data will be collected after this date unless one or more new funding partners are found. Users who are willing to contribute funding to continue operation of this streamgage should contact Rob Breault of the USGS New York Water Science Center at 518-285-5600 or dc_ny@usgs.gov.



LOCATION.--Lat 43°19'31", long 76°38'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cayuga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140101, on right bank at Sterling, 25 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 104A, 1.8 mi southwest of Sterling Valley, and 1.9 mi upstream from Sterling Valley Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--44.4 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1957 to March 1995, October 2017 to September 2019 (discontinued).
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR-NY-85-3: 1960(M), 1979-80(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 259.37 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Oct. 2017, at site 35 ft downstream at datum of 264.69 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Water Years 2018-19: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges and those above 500 ft³/s, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,760 ft³/s, Mar. 22, 1980, gage height, 5.99 ft, site and datum then in use; minimum discharge, 0.32 ft³/s, Sept. 14, 1966, gage height, 1.50 ft, site and datum then in use.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
2017-10-06  2020-07-15
2017-10-06  2020-07-15







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: Dis 07-15-2020   06:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 15 based on 40 water years of record more
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jul 15
Min
(1963)
25th
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Median 75th
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Mean Max
(1976)
-- unavailable -- 2.40 4.3 6.2 11 16 124

Gage height, feet
 
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