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Water-Year Summary for Site 12302055

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
12302055 FISHER RIVER NEAR LIBBY, MT
LOCATION - Lat 48°21'20.17", long 115°18'52.74" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.21, T.30 N., R.29 W., Lincoln County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 17010102, on left bank 0.8 mi upstream from mouth and 11.4 mi east of Libby.
DRAINAGE AREA - 842 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1967 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 2,134.10 ft, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter is located at the station.
REMARKS -
09-29-2020 to 10-26-2021: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
07-13-2020 to 09-29-2020: records are good.
03-10-2020 to 07-13-2020: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
11-05-2019 to 03-10-2020: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
09-26-2019 to 11-05-2019: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
12-12-2018 to 09-25-2019: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
01-31-2018 to 12-11-2018: records are fair, except estimated records are poor.
10-04-2017 to 01-30-2018: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
11-02-2016 to 10-03-2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-27-2015 to 11-01-2016: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-08-2014 to 10-26-2015: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-01-2013 to 10-07-2014: records are good, except estimated records are poor.

Diversions of about 700 acres occur upstream from the station.

 

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood on about May 22, 1948, reached a discharge of 6,560 ft³/s, by slope-area measurement at site 0.5 mi upstream.