HCDN: Streamflow Data Set, 1874 - 1988
By J.R. Slack, Alan M. Lumb, and Jurate Maciunas Landwehr
USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 93-4076


Description, qualifying comments, and acceptable water years.

Drainage area is 276 sq.mi.                             Datum is 5400.00 ft.
Located in hydrologic unit 16050201 at Latitude: 38:42:50N  Longitude: 119:45:50W
Station is in the state of CA (county code 003) and serviced by the NV office.
Channel slope is 104.00 feet/mile
Stream length is 30.80 miles
Mean basin elevation is 7990.00 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum
Percent of contributing drainage area covered by 
   Storage: 0.59%     Lakes: N.A.%        Forests: 100.00%    Glaciers: N.A.%
Soil infiltration index is N.A. inches
Annual precipitation is 35.00 inches
Precipitation intensity is 3.50 inches/24 hour (expected on the average once each two years)
January minimum temperature is 14.00 degrees Fahrenheit
Comments and qualifications on the data:
   Minor regulation by several small reservoirs (total capacity about 5,000 acre-feet) for entire period.  A few small
   diversions for irrigation.

Daily and longer averages for 28 water years are acceptable (all years except partial years).
A water year with acceptable data is indicated by an asterisk in the time line, which spans 1874 through 1988.

                                                   Water year
1     1         1         1         1         1         1         1         1         1         1         1       1
8     8         8         9         9         9         9         9         9         9         9         9       9
7     8         9         0         1         2         3         4         5         6         7         8       8

The streamflow data Daily values, monthly mean values, and yearly mean values of streamflow data are available in tablular form. Select the desired option from the list below.

The data tables do not have column heading for ease of reading into statistical programs. For a detailed description of the format of the data tables, select the corresponding file from the list below.

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