USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
05120500 WINTERING RIVER NEAR KARLSRUHE, ND
LOCATION - Lat 48°08'18", long 100°32'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.22, T.154 N., R.77 W., McHenry County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 09010003, on right bank 400 ft south of county highway bridge, 9 mi upstream from mouth, and 5 mi northeast of Karlsruhe.
DRAINAGE AREA - 705 mi² of which 420 mi² probably is noncontributing.
- WSP 1728: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--March 1937 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1308.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1501.23 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. NGVD29 Datum was converted to NAVD88 Datum using the National Geodetic Surveys VDATUM transformation tool in November, 2017.March 1937 to September 30, 1994, at site 5 mi downstream, at datum 20 ft lower.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 3,000 ft³/s, April 7, 1949, by velocity-area study. Maximum peak stage, 12.0 ft, April 7, 1949, channel choked by packed snow, site and datum then in use.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1954-56, 1972 to current year.