USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02475000 LEAF RIVER NEAR McLAIN, MS
LOCATION - Lat 31°06'10", long 88°48'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.29, T.2 N., R.8 W., Greene County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03170005, St. Stephens Meridian, on downstream side of right main pier of bridge on U.S. Highway 98, 1.2 mi east of McLain, 1.8 mi downstream from Atkinson Creek, 5.5 mi upstream from Big Oktibee Creek, and 14.6 mi upstream from confluence with Chickasawhay River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,495 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1939, published in WSP 1304.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and satellite telemeter at station. Datum of gage is 42.15 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 8, 1940, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in April 1900 reached a stage of about 32 ft, from information by local residents.