USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05059000 SHEYENNE RIVER NEAR KINDRED, ND
LOCATION - Lat 46°37'54", long 97°00'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.33, T.137 N., R.50 W., Cass County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09020204, on left bank 100 ft downstream from North Dakota State Highway 46 bridge crossing, 1.5 mi southeast of Kindred, and at mile 67.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,800 mi² of which 5,780 mi² probably is noncontributing. including 3,800 mi² in closed basins.
- WSP 1728: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--August 1949 to current year.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--October 2000 to current year.
- Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 926.53 ft above NAVD88. Datum was converted to NAVD88 datum using the National Geodetic Surveys VDATUM transformation tool. Prior to conversion to NAVD88 datum was published as 925.55 ft above NGVD29.
October 1, 1962 to September 30, 1989, recording gage 1,500 ft. upstream, at datum of 925.55 ft above NGVD29.
July 1949 to September 30, 1962, non-recording gage 1,500 ft. upstream, at datum of 925.55 ft above NGVD29.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Spring flood in 1947 or 1948 reached a stage of 22.1 ft from floodmarks, peak flow about 3,600 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 6,290 ft³/s, April 27, 2011, peak stage, 21.29 ft; maximum peak stage, 22.33 ft, April 8, 1997, backwater from ice.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1972 to 2012.