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Water-Year Summary for Site 05070000

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05070000 RED RIVER OF THE NORTH NEAR THOMPSON, ND
LOCATION - Lat 47°45'32", long 96°56'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.05, T.149 N., R.49 W., Grand Forks County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09020301, at bridge on upstream side of county road, 8.0 mi east of Thompson, and at river mile 317.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 24,010 mi². including 3,800 mi² in closed basins.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--March 1999 to September 2003 (gage heights and maximum discharge only), October 2003 to current year.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--March 1999 to current year.
GAGE - Water stage recorder. Datum of gage is 779.80 ft above NAVD88 (levels by USACE, April 2017).  Prior to conversion to NAVD88 datum was published as 779.00 ft above NGVD29. 
REMARKS -  Accuracy of records for water years prior to 2014 are noted in the individual Annual Data Reports for those water years. For water years 2014 onward, records good except for estimated discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - A peak gage height of 67.74 ft, for spring 1997, and 63.66 ft, for spring 1979, both from floodmarks, from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.