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Water-Year Summary for Site 06278300

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06278300 SHELL CREEK ABOVE SHELL RESERVOIR, WY
LOCATION - Lat 44°30'29", long 107°24'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.01, T.52 N., R.88 W., Big Horn County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10080010, Bighorn National Forest, on right bank 0.2 mi upstream from Shell Reservoir, 1.1 mi downstream from Buckley Creek, 6.0 mi southeast of Shell Creek ranger station, and 19 mi east of Shell.
DRAINAGE AREA - 23.1 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1629: 1958. WSP 1709: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1956 to current year. Prior to October 1969, published as Shell Creek above Shell Creek Reservoir.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 9,050 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. U.S. Geological Survey data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS -
Water Year 2020: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2016: records are good, except records for January 19 to August 2 are fair, and estimated records are poor.
Water Year 2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 
Water Year 2014: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 

No diversions upstream from station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow from rating curve extended above 870 ft³/s on basis of area-velocity study.