USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
13336500 SELWAY RIVER NEAR LOWELL, ID
LOCATION - Lat 46°05'12", long 115°30'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.25, T.32 N., R.7 E., Idaho County, ID, Hydrologic Unit 17060302, Goddard Point quad., Nez Perce National Forest, on right bank 0.2 mi upstream from O'Hara Creek, 7 mi upstream from Lowell, 7.6 mi upstream from confluence with Lochsa River, and 105.2 mi upstream from mouth of Clearwater River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,915 mi².
- WSP 1043: Drainage area. WDR-US-2010: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1911 to September 1912 (gage heights or fragmentary discharge records only), October 1929 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1929, published in WSP 1317.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is arbitrary. Apr. 11 to Sept. 2, 1911, recording gage at site 2 mi downstream at different datum. Feb. 7 to Sept. 22, 1912, and Oct. 14 to Nov. 19, 1930, non recording gages at nearby sites at different datums.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 48,900 ft³/s May 29, 1948, gage height, 16.04 ft; minimum, probably less than 100 ft³/s Jan. 8, 1937, during period of ice effect.