USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
06329610 YELLOWSTONE RIVER STAGE GAGE NO. 2 NEAR CARTWRIGHT, ND
LOCATION - Lat 47°51'43", long 103°57'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in sec.35, T.151 N., R.104 W., McKenzie County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 10100004, on downstream side of highway 200 bridge rail approximately 400 ft. from east bridge on-ramp.
DRAINAGE AREA - 70,000 mi². approximately.
- Records for water years 1999-2004 published with incorrect datum of 1,799 ft, National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Records for 1999-2004 water years were revised in water year 2005 to correct datum of 1,800 ft National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1959 to September 2001 (seasonal records only), October 2001 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,801.79 ft above NAVD88. In October 2019, datum was converted to NAVD88 datum using the National Geodetic Surveys VDATUM transformation tool. Prior to conversion to NAVD88 datum was published as 1,800.00 ft above NGVD29.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, about 88.8 ft from field reading to ice jam. March 25, 2019; minimum daily gage height recorded, 58.58 ft, July 26, 1974.