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Water-Year Summary for Site 06026420

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06026420 BIG HOLE RIVER BELOW HAMILTON DITCH, NEAR TWIN BRIDGES, MT
LOCATION - Lat 45°33'00.08", long 112°21'38.43" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.28, T.35 S., R.6 W., Madison County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10020004, on right bank 100 ft downstream from Hamilton ditch return, 0.2 mi downstream from county road bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from Rochester Creek, 0.8 mi west of Twin Bridges, and at river mile 2.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,790.7 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2007 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,630 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
05-01-2020 to 10-31-2020 (seasonal record): records are good, except estimated records are poor.
05-01-2019 to 10-31-2019 (seasonal record): records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
04-26-2018 to 11-05-2018 (seasonal record): records are good.
04-05-2017 to 10-31-2017 (seasonal record): records are good, except estimated records are poor.
05-04-2016 to 11-03-2016 (seasonal record): records are good, except estimated records are poor.
04-01-2015 to 10-06-2015 (seasonal record): records are good. 
04-01-2014 to 09-30-2014 (seasonal record): records are good.
 
Numerous diversions for irrigation occur upstream from station.  
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Seasonal records from July 2007 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature probe was installed July 19, 2007. Most recent probe installed September 2014.
REMARKS -
WATER TEMPERATURE
05-01-2020 to 10-31-2020 (seasonal record): records are good.
05-01-2019 to 10-31-2019 (seasonal record): records are good.
04-26-2018 to 11-05-2018 (seasonal record): records are good.
04-26-2017 to 10-31-2017 (seasonal record): records are good.
04-28-2016 to 11-03-2016 (seasonal record): records are excellent, except for July 27 to August 23, which are good.
03-31-2015 to 10-06-2015 (seasonal record): records are good.
04-01-2014 to 09-30-2014 (seasonal record): records are excellent, except records from 
April 17 to July 9 are good.  
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: During seasonal operation; Maximum recorded, 27.0°C, July 22, 2007; minimum 
recorded, 0.0°C, October 28-31, 2019.