HCDN: Streamflow Data Set, 1874 - 1988
By J.R. Slack, Alan M. Lumb, and Jurate Maciunas Landwehr
USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 93-4076
Station 09448500 GILA R AT HEAD OF SAFFORD VALLEY NR SOLOMON ARIZ
Description, qualifying comments, and acceptable water years.
Drainage area is 7896 sq.mi. Datum is 3059.92 ft.
Located in hydrologic unit 15040005 at Latitude: 32:52:06N Longitude: 109:30:38W
Station is in the state of AZ (county code 009) and serviced by the AZ office.
Channel slope is 26.40 feet/mile
Stream length is 177.00 miles
Mean basin elevation is 6360.00 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum
Percent of contributing drainage area covered by
Storage: 0.10% Lakes: N.A.% Forests: 58.00% Glaciers: N.A.%
Soil infiltration index is 2.77 inches
Annual precipitation is 16.70 inches
Precipitation intensity is 1.70 inches/24 hour (expected on the average once each two years)
January minimum temperature is 21.00 degrees Fahrenheit
This is a National Water Conditions station.
Comments and qualifications on the data:
Several diversions upstream.
There is no acceptable HCDN data for this station.
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