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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05078000 CLEARWATER RIVER AT PLUMMER, MN
LOCATION - Lat 47°55'24", long 96°02'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.4, T.151 N., R.42 W., Red Lake County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 09020305, on right bank 200 ft downstream from Soo Line Railroad bridge, 300 ft downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 59, 0.9 mi northwest of railroad depot in Plummer, and 8 mi upstream from Hill River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 555 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1939 to September 1979, March 1982 to current year. Annual maximums only, October 1979 to February 1982.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,098.57 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1929, levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Nov. 10, 1939, non-recording gage at site 100 ft upstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Since 1968, undetermined amounts of water diverted for the irrigation of wild rice paddies upstream.



EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 3,970 ft³/s, gage height, 12.26 ft., Apr. 8, 2019; maximum gage-height 13.23 ft, Mar. 24, 2009 (backwater from ice); minimum discharge, 2.5 ft³/s, May 16, 1977.