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 01570500 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT HARRISBURG, PA. [HBG]
Description, qualifying comments, and acceptable water years.
Drainage area is 24100 sq.mi. Datum is 290.01 ft.
Located in hydrologic unit 02050305 at Latitude: 40:15:17N Longitude: 076:53:11W
Station is in the state of PA (county code 043) and serviced by the PA office.
Channel slope is 2.06 feet/mile
Stream length is 391.00 miles
Mean basin elevation is 0.00 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum
Percent of contributing drainage area covered by
Storage: 0.05% Lakes: 0.05% Forests: 61.00% Glaciers: N.A.%
Soil infiltration index is 3.73 inches
Annual precipitation is 43.00 inches
Precipitation intensity is 2.80 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:
Flow regulated by 15 flood control reservoirs.
There is no acceptable HCDN data for this station.
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