USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
06329640 MISSOURI RIVER STAGE GAGE NO. 5A AT BUFORD, ND
LOCATION - Lat 47°59'08", long 103°59'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in sec.15, T.152 N., R.104 W., Williams County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 10110101, on left bank 1.5 mi southwest of Buford, at confluence, and at mile 1,580.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 164,000 mi². approximately.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1960 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,850.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to March 8, 1962, at datum 50.00 ft lower.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily gage height recorded, 25.08 ft, June 20, 21, 2011; minimum daily gage height recorded, 2.63 ft, August 15-16, 1966.