USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
06449500 LITTLE WHITE RIVER NEAR ROSEBUD, SD
LOCATION - Lat 43°19'32", long 100°53'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.28, T.39 N., R.30 W., Todd County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10140203, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 18, 0.3 mi downstream from Scabby Creek, 0.7 mi downstream from Soldier Creek, and 6.4 mi north of Rosebud.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,033 mi² of which 54 mi² probably is noncontributing.
- WSP 1309: 1946(M). WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1943 to current year. Prior to October 1965, published as South Fork White River near Rosebud.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 2,296.25 ft above NAVD88. Prior to conversion to NAVD88, datum was published as 2,294.99 ft above NGVD29. Prior to May 11, 1948, nonrecording gage at same site at datum 2,294.99 ft above NGVD29.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,640 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 1,300 ft³/s, June 11, 1967, gage height, 14.09 ft; minimum daily discharge, 10 ft³/s, Jan. 4, 1949, also Feb. 20, 1955.