Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!


Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins

Water-Year Summary for Site 06073500

Click to hide Water-Year Summary instructions and information
  • Water-Year Summary reports summarize a year of hydrologic data in a printer-friendly format.
  • For water years 2014 onward, choose a water year and parameter and an on-demand Water-Year Summary report will be generated.
  • For water years 2006 through 2013, choose a water year and an Annual Water Data Report will be provided.
  • For water years 2005 and earlier, Annual Water Data Reports may be available in digital format.
  • Not all sites have reports available for every water year.
Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
06073500 DEARBORN RIVER NEAR CRAIG, MT
LOCATION - Lat 47°11'56.49", long 112°05'45.26" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.27, T.17 N., R.4 W., Lewis and Clark County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10030102, on left bank at upstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 287, 7.0 mi downstream from South Fork Dearborn River, 10.5 mi northwest of Craig, 13.5 mi north of Wolf Creek, and at river mile 19.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 322 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1945 to September 1969, October 1993 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 3,800 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Oct. 1, 1945 to Sept. 30, 1946, nonrecording gage; Oct. 1, 1946 to June 9, 1964, water-stage recorder on upstream side of bridge; June 10, 1964 to May 31, 1965, nonrecording gage; June 1, 1965 to Sept. 30 1969, water-stage recorder on downstream side of abandoned bridge 0.2 mi downstream, all at same previous elevation.
REMARKS -
11-02-2016 to 11-16-2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-19-2015 to 11-01-2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
11-18-2014 to 10-18-2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 
10-01-2013 to 11-17-2014: records are good, except records from Apr. 26 to June 3 are fair 
and estimated records are poor. 

Diversions for irrigation of about 800 acres upstream from station. 
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August to September 1991, June 1999 to July 2003.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE:  November 1993 to 2004, seasonal records beginning April 2005 to current year. 
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature recorder was installed Nov. 3, 1993. Most recent water temperature sensor installed Apr. 4, 2012.
REMARKS -
WATER TEMPERATURE
04-01-2017 to 09-30-2017 (seasonal record): records are good.
02-23-2016 to 11-01-2016 (seasonal record): records are fair.
03-06-2015 to 10-19-2015 (seasonal record): records are excellent except March 6-10, 13, 17, 19, 25, and April 3-7 are good. 
04-01-2014 to 09-30-2014 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 28.5°C, Aug. 1, 2, 2000; minimum, 0.0°C on many days during winter 
periods. 
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR - WATER TEMPERATURE: During seasonal record, maximum recorded, 25.4°C, Aug.6 and 13; minimum recorded, 1.4°C, Apr. 13.