USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
13297330 THOMPSON CREEK NEAR CLAYTON, ID
LOCATION - Lat 44°16'13", long 114°31'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.24, T.11 N., R.16 E., Custer County, ID, Hydrologic Unit 17060201, Thompson Creek quad., on right bank 1.2 mi upstream from mouth, 2.2 mi below Pat Hughes Creek, and 5.7 mi west of Clayton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 29.1 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1972 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage datum is arbitrary. Prior to June 13, 1982, recording gage at site 20 ft downstream at datum 2.00 ft higher. Prior to April 24, 2018, at site 220 ft downstream at same datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 442 ft³/s, May 15, 1997, gage height, 4.07 ft, site then in use at present datum; maximum gage height, 5.95 ft, present site and datum, Feb. 22, 2019, (backwater from ice); minimum discharge, 0.65 ft³/s, Nov. 21, 2015, gage height, 2.15 ft, site then in use at present datum.