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Water-Year Summary for Site 06192500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
06192500 YELLOWSTONE RIVER NEAR LIVINGSTON, MT
LOCATION - Lat 45°35'49.96", long 110°33'59.39" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.12, T.3 S., R.9 E., Park County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10070002, on right bank 50 ft downstream from bridge on Montana Secondary Highway 540, 2 mi downstream from Suce Creek, 4 mi south of Livingston, and at river mile 501.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,551 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1309: 1899. WSP 1509: 1902. WSP 1629: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1897 to December 1905, August 1928 to September 1932, October 1937 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in Water Supply Paper (WSP) 1309.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 4,542.49 ft, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. May 2, 1897, to Dec. 31, 1905, nonrecording gage on highway bridge at different elevation. Aug. 23, 1928, to Sept. 30, 1932, and Mar. 14, 1938, to Feb. 3, 1951, nonrecording gage on highway bridge at present elevation.
REMARKS -
10/01/2017 to 09/30/2018: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10/01/2016 to 09/30/2017: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10/01/2015 to 09/30/2016: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10/01/2014 to 09/30/2015: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.  
10/01/2013 to 09/30/2014: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1965, 1970-94, 1999-2003, 2007 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE:  December 1999 to September 2003, April 2007 to current year.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE:  May 1985 to September 1986.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature recorder was installed Nov. 23, 1999.
REMARKS -

WATER TEMPERATURE

04-01-2016 to 10-04-2017 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
04-01-2016 to 09-30-2016 (seasonal record): records are excellent.
04-01-2015 to 09-30-2015 (seasonal record): records are excellent.  
04-01-2014 to 09-30-2014 (seasonal record): records are excellent.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE:  Maximum, 23.5°C, July 18,19, and 21, 2007; minimum, 0.0°C, many days during winter 
period.
SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION:  Maximum daily mean, 70 mg/L, May 28, 1986; minimum daily mean, 4 mg/L on 
several days in August 1985 and September 1986.
SEDIMENT LOAD:  Maximum daily, 33,700 tons, June 2, 1986; minimum daily, 28 tons on several days in 
August and September 1985 and 1986.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR - WATER TEMPERATURE: During period of seasonal operation, maximum 21.0°C, on August 11; minimum, 1.4°C, on April 6.