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Summary of data on temperature of streams in North Carolina, 1943-67

Water Supply Paper 1895-A

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Abstract

This report summarizes stream-temperature data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the State of North Carolina during the period 1943-67. Listed in two tables are summary values determined from records from 176 locations throughout the State. Of the 850 station years of record, 31 percent is monthly records, 50 percent is daily, and 19 percent is continuous. Table 1 shows average monthly, average annual, and extreme observed temperatures for the period of record at each location. Table 2, for stations having continuous water-temperature recorders, shows the following temperature variables: Average of monthly maximums, average of daily maximums, average daily, average of daily minimums, and average of monthly minimums.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Summary of data on temperature of streams in North Carolina, 1943-67
Series title:
Water Supply Paper
Series number:
1895
Chapter:
A
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1971
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Govt. Print. Off.,
Description:
iii, A39 p. :1 fold. map. in pocket ;23 cm. --