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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06037100 GIBBON RIVER AT MADISON JUNCTION, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
LOCATION - Lat 44°38'26.88", long 110°51'39.83" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Teton County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10020007, Yellowstone National Park, on left bank 40 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.4 mi south of Madison Junction, 14 mi east of West Yellowstone, and at river mile 0.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 125 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2001 to September 2001, October 2002 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 6,800 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. USGS satellite telemeter is located at the station.
REMARKS -
11-14-2019 to 10-13-2020: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
11-15-2018 to 11-13-2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
12-14-2017 to 11-14-2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
11-02-2016 to 12-13-2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-07-2015 to 11-01-2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-16-2014 to 10-06-2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 
05-15-2014 to 10-15-2014: records are good, except records from May 17 to June 8 are fair. 
11-05-2013 to 05-14-2014: records are good, except records from May 4-7 and estimated records 
are fair.

No regulation or diversions are upstream from station. 
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2002 to November 2015.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
  
SPECIFIC CONDUCTIVITY: May 2014 to November 2015.
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2002 to November 2015.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature recorder was installed Sept. 19, 2002. A YSI 600LS (HIF Rental - S/N 07H100829) sonde was installed May 2014 and records water temperature and specific conductivity.
REMARKS -
SPECIFICE CONDUCTANCE
10-01-2014 TO 11-18-2015: records are excellent, except records from Apr. 4 to 25 and Aug. 17-27 
are good, records from Apr. 26 to May 11 are fair, and records from May 12 to June 4 are poor.
10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are excellent, except records from June 2-22 are good, and records 
from June 13-17 are fair.

WATER TEMPERATURE
10-01-2014 to 11-18-2015: records are excellent, except records from Feb. 28 to Mar. 26, Apr. 30 to 
June 4, June 16-30, July 29 to Aug. 22, and Sept. 22-30 are good, July 1-8 and Aug. 23-27 are fair.
10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are excellent, except records from Oct. 2-3, 16, 18-22, June 2, 
5, 9, 15, and Sept. 13-30 are good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum 508 µS/cm, December 31, 2014; minimum, 132 µS/cm, May 26, 2014. 
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 27.5°C, July 5, 2007; minimum, 0.0°C, many days during winter months.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 24.6°C, July 8; minimum, 0.0°C, many days during the winter period.