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Water-Year Summary for Site 13316500

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Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
13316500 LITTLE SALMON RIVER AT RIGGINS, ID
LOCATION - Lat 45°24'47", long 116°19'31" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.15, T.24 N., R.1 E., Idaho County, ID, Hydrologic Unit 17060210, Riggins quad., on right bank 14 ft upstream from road bridge, at mile 0.5, and 0.8 mi southwest of Riggins.
DRAINAGE AREA - 576 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1951 to February 1955, September 1956 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage datum is arbitrary.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2014: Records good except for periods between 2000 and 3000 cfs, Dec. 25, Jan. 5, records fair, periods above 3000 cfs, Dec. 6-15, Feb. 5-8, records poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good except for periods between 2000 and 3000 cfs, records fair, periods above 3000 cfs, Nov. 12, Dec. 30 - Jan. 2, records poor.
  • EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood about June 1, 1948, reached a discharge of 9,200 ft³/s, determined by slope-area measurement.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 12,600 ft³/s June 17, 1974, gage height, 11.05 ft, from floodmark; maximum gage height, 12.39 ft, June 13, 1953, site and datum then in use; minimum, 54 ft³/s Dec. 21, 1990, gage height, 2.71 ft.