CURRENT WATER RESOURCES CONDITIONS IN MAINE

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October 2023

USGS New England Water Science Center, Maine Office, in cooperation with Maine Emergency Management Agency

PROVISIONAL DATA: All data presented in this report are provisional and subject to revision.
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SURFACE WATER
Station
Number
Station
Name
Drainage
Area (mi2)
Years Of
Record
Normal
Range (cfs)
Monthly
Mean (cfs)
Monthly
Mean (in)
Percentile
Class
01010000 St. John River at Ninemile Bridge, ME1341731030 - 291027502.36 Normal
01014000 St. John River below Fish River at Fort Kent, ME5929973340 - 906097801.90 Above normal
01017000 Aroostook River at Washburn, ME165493692 - 246029302.04 Above normal
01022500 Narraguagus River at Cherryfield, ME22775136 - 4127153.63 Much above normal
01029500 East Branch Penobscot River at Grindstone, ME837121643 - 186028203.88 Above normal
01030500 Mattawamkeag River near Mattawamkeag, ME141889520 - 224028102.28 Above normal
01031500 Piscataquis River near Dover-Foxcroft, ME298121116 - 59410203.95 Above normal
01038000 Sheepscot River at North Whitefield, ME1458529.5 - 1462752.19 Much above normal
01047000 Carrabassett River near North Anson, ME353121192 - 79910103.30 Above normal
01055000 Swift River near Roxbury, ME96.99454.8 - 2501521.81 Normal
01055500 Nezinscot River at Turner Center, ME1698261.4 - 2782211.51 Normal
01057000 Little Androscoggin River near South Paris, ME73.511024.4 - 12798.11.54 Normal
01066000 Saco River at Cornish, ME1293107828 - 228023802.12 Above normal
01069500 Mousam River near West Kennebunk, ME998459.9 - 1351742.03 Above normal

 

GROUNDWATER
Station
Number
Station
Name
Years Of
Record
Normal
Range (ft)
Monthly
Median (ft)
Departure
From Monthly
Median (ft)
Percentile
Class
432310070393301 YW 807 (Sanford, ME)342 19.90 - 18.5017.15-2.45 Much above normal
435453070013601 CW 26 (Brunswick, ME)442 31.50 - 28.2028.44-1.76 Normal
440213070203201 ANW 1135 (Rang Pond, ME)222 10.70 - 10.109.88-0.52 Above normal
440823070291501 OW 1214 (Oxford, ME)432 9.92 - 8.778.45-1.00 Above normal
440918069564001 KW 766 (Litchfield, ME)452 49.80 - 46.0043.74-4.96 Much above normal
441801069455501 KW 887 (Augusta Arboretum, ME)192 13.60 - 10.8010.68-1.12 Much above normal
444302070252401 FW 916 (Weld/Mt. Blue, ME)212 28.50 - 26.3023.97-3.83 Much above normal
445227067520101 WW 797 Township T24MD BPP (Hadley Lakes, ME)382 6.61 - 5.524.08-1.92 High
445319068560101 PEW 456 (Kenduskeag, ME)452 25.70 - 22.9020.29-4.51 Much above normal
450713067162801 WW 796 (Calais, ME)242 3.61 - 1.55-0.02-2.41 High
453629068531801 PEW 594 (Millinocket, ME)292 11.20 - 9.898.76-1.94 High
463642069344601 ARW 891 (Clayton Lake, ME)452 15.80 - 14.6014.04-1.16 Above normal
471457068353001 ARW 890 (Fort Kent, ME)452 12.00 - 9.766.21-4.89 High
1 Daily Value Records and Field Readings
2 Daily Value Records Only

 

Flow or Water LevelPercentile RangeExplanation
Low0thThe monthly mean streamflow or median water level during this month is the lowest ever recorded during the period of record for this site.
Much below normal0th to 10thThe monthly mean streamflow or median water level during this month is less than the 10th percentile when compared to all of the months during the period of record for this site.
Below normal10th to 25thThe monthly mean streamflow or median water level during this month is between the 10th and 25th percentiles when compared to all of the months during the period of record for this site.
Normal25th to 75thThe monthly mean streamflow or median water level during this month is between the 25th and 75th percentiles when compared to all of the months during the period of record for this site.
Above normal75th to 90thThe monthly mean streamflow or median water level during this month is between the 75th and 90th percentiles when compared to all of the months during the period of record for this site.
Much above normal90th to 100thThe monthly mean streamflow or median water level during this month is greater than the 90th percentile when compared to all of the months during the period of record for this site.
High100thThe monthly mean streamflow or median water level during this month is the highest ever recorded during the period of record for this site.
432310070393301 YW 807 (Sanford, ME), October 2023 mean water level 17.15 feet 435453070013601 CW 26 (Brunswick, ME), October 2023 mean water level 28.44 feet 440213070203201 ANW 1135 (Rang Pond, ME), October 2023 mean water level 9.88 feet 440823070291501 OW 1214 (Oxford, ME), October 2023 mean water level 8.45 feet 440918069564001 KW 766 (Litchfield, ME), October 2023 mean water level 43.74 feet 441801069455501 KW 887 (Augusta Arboretum, ME), October 2023 mean water level 10.68 feet 444302070252401 FW 916 (Weld/Mt. Blue, ME), October 2023 mean water level 23.97 feet 445227067520101 WW 797 Township T24MD BPP (Hadley Lakes, ME), October 2023 mean water level 4.08 feet 445319068560101 PEW 456 (Kenduskeag, ME), October 2023 mean water level 20.29 feet 450713067162801 WW 796 (Calais, ME), October 2023 mean water level -0.02 feet 453629068531801 PEW 594 (Millinocket, ME), October 2023 mean water level 8.76 feet 463642069344601 ARW 891 (Clayton Lake, ME), October 2023 mean water level 14.04 feet 471457068353001 ARW 890 (Fort Kent, ME), October 2023 mean water level 6.21 feet 01010000 St. John River at Ninemile Bridge, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 2750 cfs 01014000 St. John River below Fish River at Fort Kent, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 9780 cfs 01017000 Aroostook River at Washburn, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 2930 cfs 01022500 Narraguagus River at Cherryfield, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 715 cfs 01029500 East Branch Penobscot River at Grindstone, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 2820 cfs 01030500 Mattawamkeag River near Mattawamkeag, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 2810 cfs 01031500 Piscataquis River near Dover-Foxcroft, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 1020 cfs 01038000 Sheepscot River at North Whitefield, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 275 cfs 01047000 Carrabassett River near North Anson, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 1010 cfs 01055000 Swift River near Roxbury, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 152 cfs 01055500 Nezinscot River at Turner Center, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 221 cfs 01057000 Little Androscoggin River near South Paris, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 98.1 cfs 01066000 Saco River at Cornish, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 2380 cfs 01069500 Mousam River near West Kennebunk, ME, October 2023 mean streamflow 174 cfs