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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05078500 CLEARWATER RIVER AT RED LAKE FALLS, MN
LOCATION - Lat 47°53'10.34", long 96°16'35.69" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.22, T.151 N., R.44 W., Red Lake County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 09020305, on left bank 1900 ft downstream from U.S. highway 59 bridge in Red Lake Falls, 1.0 mi upstream from mouth, and 3.4 mi downstream from Badger Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,380 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 355: 1911-12. WSP 1438: 1910-11, 1917(M). WDR MN-84-1:1983. Unpublished (2009): 1960 (M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1909 to September 1917, October 1934 to September 1981, March 1982 to current year. Monthly-mean discharge only for October, November, 1934, published in WSP 1308.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 943.94 ft. above sea level (NGVD of 1929, levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to July 13, 2018, recording well gage 1000 ft. U/S, Datum of the gage was 948.94 ft.  above sea level (NGVD of 1929, levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Sept. 12, 1911, non-recording gage at site 0.5 mi upstream, and Sept. 12, 1911 to Sept. 30, 1917, non-recording gage at site 40 ft upstream at different datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 12,400 ft³/s, Mar. 25, 2009, gage-height 13.75 ft; maximum gage-height 15.85 ft, Mar. 6, 1983, {Datum then in use}, (from highwater mark, backwater from ice); maximum daily-mean discharge, 11,600 ft³/s, Mar. 25, 2009; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, Sept. 15, 1936 (also occurred Sept. 14, 1939 and Aug. 19-22, 1940).