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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05087500 MIDDLE RIVER AT ARGYLE, MN
LOCATION - Lat 48°20'25", long 96°48'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.15, T.156 N., R.48 W., Marshall County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 09020309, on left bank 30 ft upstream from bridge on County Highway 4 in Argyle and 14 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 255 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March to September 1945, November 1950 to September 1981, February 1982 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1728.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 828.53 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1929). Prior to November 8, 1951, nonrecording gage and November 8, 1951 to September 18, 1952, water-stage recorder at site 800 ft downstream at datum 1.0 ft higher. September 19, 1952 to June 28, 1982, recording gage at site 800 feet downstream at present datum. June 29, 1982 to September 20, 1983, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
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 fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of April 1950 reached a stage of 15.25 ft present datum, site then in use, from floodmarks, flow, 2,790 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 5,020 ft³/s, peak stage, 18.27 ft, May 19, 1996, stage is from a floodmark.