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Water-Year Summary for Site 05078230

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05078230 LOST RIVER AT OKLEE, MN
LOCATION - Lat 47°50'35", long 95°51'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.2, T.150 N., R.41 W., Red Lake County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 09020305, on left bank 30 ft upstream of bridge on State Highway 222 at northwest edge of Oklee, 12 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 254 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1960 to September 1981, February 1982 to current year. Monthly and daily figures for April 1960 to June 1960, published in WSP 2113.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,126.94 ft above sea level, adjustment of 1912 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Sept. 9, 1960, reference points at same site at datum 8.00 ft higher. Sept. 9, 1960 to Sept. 30, 1964, non-recording gage at same site at datum 8.00 ft higher. Oct. 1, 1964 to Sept. 30, 1981, and Feb. 24, 1982 to Sept. 6, 1989, non-recording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Records poor.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known since at least 1897, 18.39 ft, present datum, Apr. 21, 1950, from floodmarks, discharge, 2,790 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 3,210 ft³/s, gage-height 14.91 ft, Apr. 11, 1969; maximum gage-height, 16.92 ft, Mar. 25, 2009; maximum daily-mean discharge, 3,040 ft³/s, Apr. 11, 1969; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, Feb. 16, 1963 (many days, several years).