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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06347500 BIG MUDDY CREEK NEAR ALMONT, ND
LOCATION - Lat 46°41'40", long 101°28'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.12, T.137 N., R.86 W., Morton County, ND, Hydrologic Unit 10130203, on left bank 50 ft downstream from county highway bridge, 2 mi downstream from Hailstone Creek, 3 mi southeast of Almont, and 12 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 456 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - Daily gage heights found in WDR-US-2012 are erroneous and should not be used. Daily gage heights provided on the National Water Information System (NWIS) are correct and should be used in place of those found in WDR-US-2012.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DAILY DISCHARGE--October 1945 to September 1970, October 1970 to September 1973 (annual maximum discharge), February 1991 to current year (seasonal records only).

PERIOD OF RECORD.--DAILY GAGE HEIGHT--March 2000 to current year (seasonal records only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,864.69 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (revised). Prior to September 5, 1952, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS -

10/01/13-09/30/14: Records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

10/01/14-09/30/15: Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

10/01/15-09/30/16: Records good except for flows less than 10 cfs, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

10/01/16-09/30/17: Records good except for flows less than 10 cfs, which are fair, and estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2014.--Maximum peak flow, 2,700 ft³/s, August 25, peak stage, 18.85 ft; minimum daily flow, 3.0 ft³/s, March 7.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2015.--Maximum peak flow, 1,590 ft³/s, June 23, peak stage, 14.57 ft; minimum daily flow, 3.6 ft³/s, September 17.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2016.--Maximum peak flow, 244 ft³/s, April 28, peak stage, 6.30 ft; minimum daily flow, 1.8 ft³/s, August 18.

EXTREMES FOR WATER YEAR 2017.--Maximum peak flow, 340 ft³/s, March 23, estimated; peak stage, 8.30 ft, backwater from ice; minimum daily flow, 0.96 ft³/s, September 12.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 20,200 ft³/s, April 17, 1950, peak stage, 30.7 ft, from floodmark, from rating curve extended above 2,300 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow. Maximum peak stage, 30.99 ft, July 23, 1993, backwater from debris.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water year 1991 to current year.