Androscoggin River at Rumford, ME

Site ID: RMFM1

County: Oxford

Ownership: USGS

HSA: WFO GYX



Gage is located on the right bank of the river, below the lower power plant of Rumford Falls Power Company in Rumford and 1,000 feet upstream from the Swift River. Flow is regulated by Rangeley, Mooselookmeguntic, Richardson, Aziscohos, and Umbagog Lakes, with final regulation at Errol Dam 35 miles upstream.

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

Latitude: 44 d 32 m 33 s N Basin Area: 2,068 sq mi

Longitude: 70 d 32 m 50 s W Flood Stage: 15 ft

Gage Datum: 133.94 ft msl Record Stage: n/a ft

and flow: 74,000 cfs

Date: 3/20/36

Dams Upstream: Errol Dam, 35 miles upstream

Dams Downstream: None

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Mean Monthly Flow (x 1000 cfs) and csm (1900 - 1996)

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

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flow 2.8 3.4 3.0 2.8 2.7 3.9 8.0 7.4 3.9 2.6 2.3 2.4

csm 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.9 3.9 3.6 1.9 1.3 1.1 1.2

Annual 3,800 cfs / 1.84 csm

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Local Information

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