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Water-Year Summary for Site 06324970

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

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06324970 LITTLE POWDER RIVER ABOVE DRY CREEK, NEAR WESTON, WY
LOCATION - Lat 44°55'37", long 105°21'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.13, T.57 N., R.71 W., Campbell County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10090208, on left bank 3.1 mi upstream from Dry Creek, 5.0 mi south of the Wyoming-Montana State line, and 20 mi north of Weston.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,237 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR WY-77-1: Drainage area. WDR WY-78-1: 1976(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1972 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 3,410 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. U.S. Geological Survey data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS -
10-10-2018 to 10-02-2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
11-13-2017 to 10-09-2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-05-2016 to 11-12-2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-23-2015 to 10-04-2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-01-2014 to 10-22-2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are good, except records from Sept 24-30 are fair and estimated 
records are poor. 

Diversion upstream from station for irrigation downstream from station. Flow occasionally affected 
by contributions from mine dewatering.

 

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1975-82, 1985 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: April 2012 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water thermistor.
REMARKS -
WATER TEMPERATURE
10-13-2015 to 10-05-2016:  Water temperature records are rated excellent except for June 28 to
July 13 and Sept. 22-30, which are good; and Oct 1-5, 2016, which are fair.
11-21-2014 to 09-30-2015: records are excellent.
10-01-2014 to 11-20-2014:  records are excellent.
10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are excellent, except records from Oct. 10-18 are good; records from 
Oct. 19-17 are fair; and records from Oct. 28 to Nov. 22 are poor. 

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 records and may 
not appear in the daily values tables.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 30.1°C, July 17, 2017; minimum recorded, -0.7°C, November 20, 2014.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 28.6°C, July 18; minimum recorded, -0.2°C, many days.