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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06071300 LITTLE PRICKLY PEAR CREEK AT WOLF CREEK, MT
LOCATION - Lat 47°00'19.57", long 112°04'13.12" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.2, T.14 N., R.4 W., Lewis and Clark County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10030101, on right bank 30 ft downstream from Interstate 15 access road bridge, 500 ft southwest of Wolf Creek Post Office, 0.5 mi downstream from the confluence of Wolf Creek, and at river mile 3.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 391 mi².  
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MT-2013: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1962 to September 1967, October 1991 to June 2017, July 2018 to current.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 3,547.38 ft, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. May 10, 1962 to July 6, 1965, water-stage recorder on left bank at present elevation. July 7, 1965 to Apr. 11, 1966, non-recording gage on bridge 0.25 mi upstream at elevation 3.27 ft higher. Apr. 12, 1966 to Sept. 30, 1967, water-stage recorder on right bank 23 ft upstream at present elevation.
REMARKS -
10-15-2019 to 09-30-2020: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
11-14-2018 to 10-15-2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
07-12-2018 to 11-13-2018: records are good.
11-01-2016 to 06-30-2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-21-2015 to 10-31-2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-08-2014 to 10-20-2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 
10-01-2013 to 10-07-2014: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 

Diversions for irrigation of about 2,500 acres occur upstream from station. 
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of May 7, 1975, reached a stage of 7.45 ft, present datum, from floodmarks, discharge, 4,500 ft³/s.