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Water-Year Summary for Site 06227600

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
06227600 WIND RIVER NEAR KINNEAR, WY
LOCATION - Lat 43°08'34", long 108°42'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.13, T.2 N., R.1 E., Fremont County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10080001, Wind River Indian Reservation, on right bank, upstream side of bridge on Wyoming State Secondary Highway 132 and 1.6 mi southwest of Kinnear.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,194 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1974 to September 1979 (no winter records), April 1991 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,280 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. April 1974 to September 1979 and March 28, 1991 to June 8, 1997, at site 200 ft upstream from bridge on right bank at same datum. June 9, 1997 to March 2007, at site downstream from bridge on right bank at same datum. March 2007 to June 2009, at site 100 ft downstream from bridge on left bank at same datum. June 2009 to present site upstream from bridge on right bank at same datum. U.S. Geological Survey data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS -
Water Year 2018: records are fair, except records August 30 to September 30 are good, and estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2017: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2014: records are good, except records greater than 2,000 cfs are fair, and estimated records are poor.

 

Some regulation by Bull Lake beginning in 1938 and Pilot-Butte Reservoir beginning in 1926, combined capacity, 182,000 acre-ft. Diversions upstream from station for irrigation both upstream and downstream from station. The Wyoming Canal of the Riverton Project is the major diversion. This diversion began in 1926 and part of it can be returned to the river upstream from station through Pilot Wasteway. Additional wastewater returns to river downstream from station through Fivemile Creek and Muddy Creek.

 

 

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge from rating curve extended above 12,600 cfs; maximum stage from floodmarks.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1973, 1985-1993, 2000-2011.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: March 2010 to June 16, 2017.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water thermistor.
REMARKS -
WATER TEMPERATURE
Water Year 2017: records are excellent.
Water Year 2016: records are excellent.
Water Year 2015: records are excellent.
Water Year 2014: records are excellent.
Water temperature records represent water temperature at sensor within 0.2°C.  Maximum and minimum
recorded values in the EXTREMES paragraphs may have occurred during days of partial record and may not
appear in the daily values tables.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 25.4°C, July 2, 2013; minimum recorded, -0.2°C, many days, 
most years.