Cayuga Creek near Lancaster, NY

Site ID: LCSN6

County: Erie

Ownership: USGS

NWS Hydrologic Service Area: WFO BUF

Gage is located on the right bank 150 feet upstream from low dam in Como Lake Park, 700 feet downstream from bridge on Bowen Road, 800 feet downstream from Little Buffalo Creek, 2.0 miles southeast of Lancaster, and 8.7 miles upstream from the mouth.

USGS 1:24000 map: Lancaster

Latitude: 42° 53' 24"

Longitude: 78° 38' 43"

Basin area: 96.4 Sq. Mi.

Gage Datum: 672.02 ft msl

Record stage: 15.5 ft on 30 June 1937

and flow: 19000 cfs (estimated)

Dams upstream: None

Dams downstream: Como Lake

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Mean monthly flow (x 1000cfs) and CSM (1939 - 1968)


Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Flow
.05 .29 .26 .29 .06 .46 .29 .03 .04 .004 .002 .02
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CSM

.53 3.0 2.7 3.0 .63 4.7 2.6 .32 .40 .05 .02 .19

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Annual 134 cfs/ 1.4 CSM
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