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Water-Year Summary for Site 05244000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 46°38'25", long 94°52'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.32, T.137 N., R.33 W., Wadena County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07010106, on right bank 200 ft upstream from County Highway 227 bridge, 0.2 mi north of Nimrod, and 0.7 mi upstream from Cat River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,030 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1508: 1910-11, 1913-14, 1937, 1942(M), 1944(M). Unpublished, 2009: 1964(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1910 to September 1914, July 1930 to September 1981, October 1991 to current year (winter records incomplete prior to 1940). October 1981 to September 1987, annual maximums only.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1314.15 ft. NAVD88.
REMARKS - Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Flow affected by natural storage in many lakes.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - .--Maximum discharge, 3,700 ft³/s, gage-height, 7.35 ft, Oct. 10, 1973; maximum gage-height, 7.64 ft, Apr.20, 1950 (backwater from ice); maximum daily-mean discharge, 3,580 ft³/s, Oct. 10, 1973; minimum discharge, 45 ft³/s, Aug. 7, 1936.