Androscoggin River at Auburn, ME

Site ID: AUBM1

County: Androscoggin

Ownership: USGS

HSA: WFO GYX



Gage is located on the right bank of the river, 1.5 miles downstream from the Little Androscoggin River, and 2.1 miles downstream from North Bridge between Auburn and Lewiston. There is considerable diurnal fluctuation and some regulation by power plants above the station. Flow is regulated by Rangeley, Mooselookmeguntic, Richardson, Aziscohos, Umbagog, Auburn, and Thompson Lakes and Gulf Island Pond, with major regulation at Errol Dam, 136 miles upstream.

USGS 1:24000 map: Minot (not on station)

Latitude: 44 d 04 m 20 s N Basin Area: 3,263 sq mi

Longitude: 70 d 23 m 31 s W Flood Stage: 13 ft

Gage Datum: 109.18 ft msl Record Stage: 27.57 ft

and flow: 135,000 cfs

Date: 3/20/36

Dams Upstream: Errol Dam, 136 miles

Dams Downstream: None

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Mean Monthly Flow (x 1000 cfs) and csm (1929 - 1996)

Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep

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flow 4.1 5.6 5.2 4.5 4.4 7.2 15.2 11.7 5.8 3.6 3.1 3.2

csm 1.3 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.3 2.2 4.7 3.6 1.8 1.1 1.0 1.0

Annual 9,800 cfs / 3.0 csm

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Local Information

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