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Water-Year Summary for Site 06091700

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06091700 TWO MEDICINE RIVER BELOW SOUTH FORK, NEAR BROWNING, MT
LOCATION - Lat 48°25'37.03", long 112°59'23.94" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.23, T.31 N., R.11 W., Glacier County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10030201, Blackfeet Indian Reservation, on left bank 15 ft downstream from bridge on Blackfeet Secondary Highway No. 1, 9.7 mi south of Browning, and 12.3 mi northwest of Heart Butte.
DRAINAGE AREA - 250 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1977 to September 2007, water year 2008 annual maximums, October 2008 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,180 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. May 1977 to September 1997, gage located at elevation 1.00 ft higher.
REMARKS -

10-05-2018 to 10-18-2019: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10-26-2017 to 10-04-2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
11-02-2016 to 10-25-2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-06-2015 to 11-01-2016: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10-03-2014 to 10-05-2015: records are fair, except estimated records are poor. 
10-01-2013 to 10-02-2014: records are fair, except estimated records are poor. 

Flow is regulated by Lower Two Medicine Lake (station number 06090900). Diversions for irrigation 
of about 64 acres occur upstream from station.

 

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 100,000 ft³/s, June 8, 1964, as determined at Two Medicine River near Browning (station number 06092000) located about 10 mi downstream.