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Water-Year Summary for Site 05280000

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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 45°05'12", long 93°44'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.29, T.119 N., R.24 W., Hennepin County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07010204, New Gage: on left downstream bank from State Highway 55 bridge, 2 miles downstream from the concluence of North and South Forks, and 23 miles upstream from confluence with the Mississippi River. Old gage: on right bank at Rockford, 150 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 55, 2 miles downstream from confluence of North and South Forks, and 23 miles upstream from confluence with the Mississippi River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,640 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1115: 1932. WSP 1508: 1933. WDR MN-77-2: 1972 (M)(m).
PERIOD OF RECORD - April to July 1906 (published as "near Dayton"), June 1909 to September 1917, April to November 1929, March 1930 to September 1931, April to November 1932, March to November 1933, March 1934 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1308.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 893.08 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1929). Apr. 13 to July 21, 1906, non-recording gage at Berning Mill 14 mi downstream at different datum. June 4, 1909 to Sept. 30, 1917, non-recording gage at site 600 ft downstream at different datum; Apr. 23, 1929 to Aug. 21, 1934, non-recording gage at site 600 ft downstream at present datum.
REMARKS - Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 22,400 ft³/s, 19.27 ft (from floodmark), Apr. 16, 1965; minimum discharge, 1.8 ft³/s, Nov. 15, 1936 (result of ice jam upstream).