McDowell Mountain Road - ID # 5923

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
5923 0.00 feet 1,629.69 feet NAVD88 05/18/2004 -- Current
5923 0.00 feet 0.00 feet Gage Height 05/18/2004 -- Current

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION Located in the southeast part of McDowell Mountain Park
DRAINAGE AREA 11.9 mi2
STREAM TYPE Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Maricopa County, Arizona
WATERSHED Lower Verde
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S26 T4N R6E
LATITUDE N 33° 39' 24.1"  |  +33.65667
LONGITUDE W 111° 42' 22.8"  |  -111.70634
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 763993  | N 966522
USGS QUAD SHEET McDowell Mountain 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 05/18/2004 - WY 2004
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 05/18/2004 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 14.37 Years | 5,249 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 0.00 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 0
CREST STAGE GAGES 1
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 1,629.690 feet NAVD88
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 0.0 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 652 cfs | 1.77 feet | 07/23/2007

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TRAVEL TIMES

Estimated Time for Runoff to reach McDowell Mountain Road, about 0.6 miles downstream
Discharge (cfs) Gage Height (feet) Time (minutes)
223 1.0 11
813 2.0 7
1,224 2.5 6

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #1 - Applied since 05/18/2004
Discharge
(cfs)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Elevation
(feet NAVD88)
0 0.00 2,548.94
53 0.50 1,630.19
223 1.00 1,630.69
477 1.50 1,631.19
813 2.00 1,631.69
1,224 2.50 1,632.19

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 0.80 140 08/08/2018
2017 0.72 113 01/20/2017
2016 None 0 None
2015 None 0 None
2014 0.98 212 09/27/2014
2013 0.82 150 07/20/2013
2012 0.52 59 09/07/2012
2011 0.30 24 10/21/2010
2010 0.20 13 01/21/2010
2009 None 0 None
2008 0.68 99 01/28/2008
2007 1.77 652 07/23/2007
2006 0.32 27 09/09/2006
2005 0.30 24 02/11/2005
2004 None 0 None

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RUNOFF EVENT HISTORY

Date of
Peak
Time of
Peak
Runoff
Start
Runoff
End
Duration
(hours)
Peak
Stage
(feet GH)
Peak
Discharge
(CFS)
Water
Year
View a Plot of These Data
               
08/08/2018 19:52 08/08/2018 19:35 08/08/2018 20:47 1.2 0.80 140 2018
02/28/2017 12:00 02/28/2017 10:09 02/28/2017 12:50 2.7 0.17 10 2017
01/20/2017 21:49 01/20/2017 21:01 01/21/2017 00:00 3.0 0.72 113 2017
12/22/2016 11:49 12/22/2016 11:45 12/22/2016 12:25 0.7 0.32 27 2017
09/27/2014 16:35 09/27/2014 15:10 09/27/2014 19:27 4.3 0.98 212 2014
09/08/2014 03:41 09/08/2014 03:03 09/08/2014 08:58 5.9 0.52 59 2014
08/19/2014 08:12 08/19/2014 07:24 08/19/2014 09:29 2.1 0.40 38 2014
03/01/2014 19:10 03/01/2014 18:30 03/01/2014 20:18 1.8 0.48 49 2014
08/27/2013 14:49 08/27/2013 14:43 08/27/2013 15:37 0.9 0.58 71 2013
07/20/2013 20:53 07/20/2013 20:35 07/20/2013 21:46 1.2 0.82 150 2013
02/12/2013 06:33 02/12/2013 04:52 02/12/2013 10:23 5.5 0.60 77 2013
09/07/2012 09:49 09/07/2012 09:44 09/07/2012 12:02 2.3 0.52 59 2012
08/23/2012 06:03 08/23/2012 06:03 08/23/2012 07:48 1.8 0.45 45 2012
07/12/2012 00:35 07/12/2012 00:35 07/12/2012 01:38 1.1 0.22 15 2012
10/21/2010 05:46 10/21/2010 05:34 10/21/2010 06:20 0.8 0.30 24 2011
01/21/2010 21:37 01/21/2010 21:01 01/21/2010 22:47 1.8 0.20 13 2010
08/29/2008 00:07 08/28/2008 22:42 08/29/2008 01:41 3.0 0.32 27 2008
08/25/2008 21:47 08/25/2008 21:35 08/26/2008 00:01 2.4 0.28 21 2008
01/28/2008 00:28 01/27/2008 22:45 01/28/2008 01:56 3.2 0.68 99 2008
01/27/2008 18:45 01/27/2008 18:40 01/27/2008 18:52 0.2 0.20 13 2008
01/07/2008 13:44 01/07/2008 13:40 01/07/2008 14:17 0.6 0.22 15 2008
12/08/2007 04:34 12/08/2007 03:13 12/08/2007 05:25 2.2 0.25 18 2008
12/01/2007 15:25 12/01/2007 15:25 12/01/2007 16:42 1.3 0.35 31 2008
12/01/2007 02:07 12/01/2007 01:51 12/01/2007 02:53 1.0 0.20 13 2008
07/30/2007 16:47 07/30/2007 10:36 07/30/2007 17:43 7.1 1.60 538 2007
07/23/2007 17:22 07/23/2007 16:59 07/23/2007 18:07 1.1 1.77 652 2007
09/09/2006 10:33 09/09/2006 10:26 Data Unavailable   0.32 27 2005
08/10/2006 16:23 08/10/2006 16:20 08/10/2006 16:48 0.5 0.22 15 2006
07/23/2005 20:23 07/23/2005 20:23 07/24/2005 02:35 6.2 0.25 18 2005
02/19/2005 02:37 02/19/2005 01:38 02/19/2005 06:09 4.5 0.20 13 2005
02/11/2005 23:23 02/11/2005 22:34 02/12/2005 00:40 2.1 0.30 24 2005
01/11/2005 19:46 01/11/2005 19:46 01/11/2005 20:37 0.9 0.17 10 2005
01/04/2005 03:35 01/04/2005 03:30 01/04/2005 04:31 1.0 0.20 13 2005

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency - HECWRC Analysis Bulletin 17B, N=15
Magnitude and Probability of Instantaneous Peak Flow  |  Discharge, in cfs, for indicated Recurrence Interval
***NOTE: Flood Flow Frequency data are for information only and should not be considered valid for regulation***
2-year 5-year 10-year 20-year 50-year 100-year
42 142 266 443 783 1,140

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CREST STAGE GAGES

Crest Gage Number Pin Elevation
(Feet, Gage Height)
Additional Information
1 0.74 Located on right bank near transducer

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