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Water year 2016: 2015-10-01 to 2016-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2016
05287890 ELM CREEK NEAR CHAMPLIN, MN
LOCATION - Lat 45°09'48", long 93°26'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.35, T.120 N., R.22 W., Hennepin County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07010206, on left bank, 33 ft downstream from bridge on Elm Creek Road, 2.5 mi southwest of Champlin.
DRAINAGE AREA - 86 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-MN-02-1: Maximum discharge; 1982, 85, 86, 94, 96, 97, and 99.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1978 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 850.70 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1929). Prior to March 16, 1979, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
COOPERATION - Streamflow and water-quality data collected in cooperation with the Elm Creek Watershed Management Commission.
REMARKS - Occassional regulation from headwaters regulation of lakes.

Discharges good except those for estimated daily-mean discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 1,220 ft³/s Sept. 24, 2016, gage height 10.25 ft. Minimum discharge, 0.29 ft³/s, July 9, 1989.
Water-Data Report 2016
05287890 ELM CREEK NEAR CHAMPLIN, MN -- Continued
DISCHARGE, CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
YEAR 2015-10-01 to 2016-09-30
DAILY MEAN VALUES
[e, Value has been estimated.]
Day Oct
 2015
18.04
27.15
36.66
46.12
55.73
65.46
75.16
86.33
95.98
105.83
116.03
126.43
136.64
146.04
156.09
165.91
175.85
185.79
195.84
205.54
215.51
225.33
237.07
2412.0 
2513.3 
2612.4 
2712.1 
2823.9 
2941.1 
3046.0 
3153.6 
Total355   
Mean11.4 
Max53.6 
Min5.16
Ac-ft704   
Day Nov
2015
166.4 
271.1 
372.0 
470.4 
565.8 
658.7 
750.5 
842.6 
936.0 
1030.7 
1128.0 
1250.3 
1362.8 
1467.9 
1574.8 
1684.1 
17107   
18159   
19217   
20257   
21275   
22277   
23262   
24235   
25203   
26176   
27e153   
28e132   
29e114   
30e101   
 -- 
Total3,600   
Mean120   
Max277   
Min28.0 
Ac-ft7,141   
Day Dec
2015
1e89.3 
279.5 
372.1 
4e65.9 
5e63.5 
663.3 
762.2 
861.7 
962.8 
1064.8 
1167.6 
1267.2 
1366.8 
1468.1 
15e70.5 
16e72.0 
17e74.3 
18e73.8 
19e71.0 
20e65.7 
21e58.5 
22e53.2 
23e49.5 
24e46.7 
25e40.0 
26e38.9 
27e35.4 
28e32.7 
29e31.1 
30e30.0 
31e29.1 
Total1,827   
Mean58.9 
Max89.3 
Min29.1 
Ac-ft3,624   
Day Jan
2016
1e27.3 
2e25.5 
3e23.9 
4e22.4 
5e21.3 
6e19.9 
7e19.2 
8e18.9 
9e18.6 
10e18.1 
11e17.7 
12e16.8 
13e14.9 
14e14.0 
15e13.3 
16e12.1 
17e10.5 
18e8.80
19e7.49
20e7.69
21e8.15
22e8.74
23e8.41
24e7.89
25e7.49
26e7.44
27e7.49
28e7.49
29e7.44
30e7.40
31e7.35
Total424   
Mean13.7 
Max27.3 
Min7.35
Ac-ft840   
Day Feb
2016
1e7.30
2e6.98
3e6.02
4e5.64
5e5.39
6e5.60
7e6.21
8e5.60
9e4.90
10e4.71
11e4.65
12e4.53
13e4.56
14e4.68
15e4.90
16e5.06
17e5.20
18e5.38
19e5.61
20e5.89
21e6.18
22e6.50
23e6.63
24e6.71
25e6.79
26e7.08
27e7.69
28e8.42
29e8.52
 -- 
 -- 
Total173   
Mean5.98
Max8.52
Min4.53
Ac-ft344   
Day Mar
2016
1e8.52
2e8.52
3e8.52
4e9.04
5e13.3 
6e18.2 
7e31.2 
844.4 
955.0 
1058.3 
1161.0 
12e62.1 
13e63.8 
14e64.8 
15e65.2 
16e64.8 
17e62.2 
18e59.5 
19e56.1 
20e52.8 
21e50.2 
22e47.1 
23e43.7 
24e40.7 
25e38.0 
2635.6 
2734.9 
2833.0 
2930.6 
3034.2 
3144.1 
Total1,298   
Mean41.9 
Max65.2 
Min8.52
Ac-ft2,577   
Day Apr
2016
146.7 
247.3 
346.5 
443.9 
5e41.0 
6e38.1 
7e36.1 
833.9 
931.7 
1029.3 
1126.6 
1224.2 
1322.8 
1421.8 
1521.2 
1619.8 
1718.3 
1816.9 
1916.8 
2016.9 
2118.1 
2219.0 
2321.7 
2429.5 
2561.8 
2679.2 
2789.2 
28105   
29131   
30142   
 -- 
Total1,296   
Mean43.2 
Max142   
Min16.8 
Ac-ft2,571   
Day May
2016
1145   
2144   
3138   
4126   
5110   
694.6 
778.9 
865.7 
957.0 
1059.7 
1160.2 
1259.9 
1358.7 
1457.0 
1552.6 
1647.7 
1742.2 
1836.9 
1932.3 
2027.7 
2123.8 
2221.3 
2318.9 
2437.7 
2543.0 
2645.3 
2747.9 
2856.1 
2957.2 
3055.0 
3148.8 
Total1,949   
Mean62.9 
Max145   
Min18.9 
Ac-ft3,866   
Day Jun
2016
142.0 
235.7 
330.7 
428.9 
526.6 
624.7 
722.7 
820.6 
920.3 
1019.3 
1118.0 
1216.3 
1352.9 
1469.0 
1585.3 
1683.9 
1777.9 
1874.7 
1968.9 
2060.9 
2152.3 
2244.8 
2338.2 
2432.9 
2527.9 
2623.6 
2719.8 
2816.9 
2914.4 
3012.6 
 -- 
Total1,163   
Mean38.8 
Max85.3 
Min12.6 
Ac-ft2,306   
Day Jul
2016
110.9 
29.35
38.20
47.07
58.57
626.9 
742.4 
847.3 
950.9 
1055.5 
1158.2 
1258.6 
1353.3 
1447.4 
1543.3 
1637.2 
1732.2 
1827.0 
1922.2 
2018.6 
2116.2 
2213.7 
2314.6 
2431.8 
2537.4 
2637.2 
2738.6 
2840.5 
2940.6 
3038.5 
3136.3 
Total1,010   
Mean32.6 
Max58.6 
Min7.07
Ac-ft2,004   
Day Aug
2016
132.7 
227.8 
323.0 
433.6 
563.9 
668.6 
768.4 
863.8 
956.0 
1050.8 
1195.3 
12144   
13188   
14237   
15266   
16277   
17275   
18251   
19250   
20263   
21265   
22261   
23255   
24249   
25234   
26211   
27192   
28178   
29163   
30158   
31151   
Total5,052   
Mean163   
Max277   
Min23.0 
Ac-ft10,020   
Day Sep
2016
1145   
2140   
3137   
4132   
5139   
6170   
7218   
8232   
9238   
10235   
11222   
12203   
13183   
14166   
15152   
16141   
17128   
18115   
19102   
2089.0 
2186.9 
22451   
23901   
241,160   
251,150   
26969   
27822   
28701   
29613   
30548   
 -- 
Total10,690   
Mean356   
Max1160   
Min86.9 
Ac-ft21,200   
STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1979 - 2016, BY WATER YEAR (WY)
Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Mean 30.3  22.5  10.9  5.50 8.50 59.0  101    84.7  64.7  42.0  30.3  33.7 
Max 240    120    58.9  22.0  99.1  189    414    355    391    157    163    356   
(WY) (1986) (2016) (2016) (1992) (1984) (2011) (2001) (2014) (2014) (1993) (2016) (2016)
Min 1.13 1.03 .92 .74 .85 3.48 5.31 3.54 1.34 .76 1.36 1.03
(WY) (1990) (1990) (1990) (1991) (2014) (2014) (1987) (2000) (1988) (1988) (2008) (2013)
Water-Data Report 2016
05287890 ELM CREEK NEAR CHAMPLIN, MN -- Continued
SUMMARY STATISTICS
Water Year 2016 Water Years 1979 - 2016
Annual total 28,840                   
Annual mean 78.8        41.1       
Highest annual mean           90.0        2014
Lowest annual mean           4.54       1988
Highest daily mean 1,160          Sep 24 1,160          Sep 24, 2016
Lowest daily mean 4.53       Feb 12 0.310      Jun 30, 1988
Annual 7-day minimum 4.70       Feb 09 0.347      Jun 26, 1988
Maximum peak flow 1,220          Sep 24 1,220          Sep 24, 2016
Maximum peak stage 10.25       Sep 24 10.25       Sep 24, 2016
Annual runoff (cfsm) 0.916      0.478     
Annual runoff (inches) 12.5        6.50      
10 percent exceeds 189.2        114.0       
50 percent exceeds 40.8        12.0       
90 percent exceeds 6.40       1.50      
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