05054500 SHEYENNE RIVER ABOVE HARVEY, ND


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Annual mean discharge
Annual flow duration


LOCATION.--Lat 4742'10'', long 9956'55", in SW1/4SE1/4 sec.24, T.149 N., R.73 W., Wells County, Hydrologic Unit 09020202, on right bank just downstream from county road and 4.5 mi south of Harvey.
DRAINAGE AREA.--424 mi2, of which about 270 mi2 is probably noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1955 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,547.30 ft above sea level.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,000 ft3/s, Apr. 20, 1979, gage height, 9.45 ft; maximum gage height, 10.30, Apr. 1, 1971, and Apr. 12, 1996, backwater from ice; no flow at times in most years.

Annual mean discharge

Annual mean discharge for 05054500 SHEYENNE RIVER ABOVE HARVEY, ND
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                              Statistics of monthly and annual mean discharges
                                    [m, more than 1 year of occurrence]
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                  Maximum                  Minimum                              Mean
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                       Water year                 Water year              Standard     Coeffi-    Percentage
 Month     Discharge       of         Discharge       of       Discharge  deviation    cient of   of annual
            (ft3/s)    occurrence      (ft3/s)    occurrence    (ft3/s)     (ft3/s)    variation   discharge
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October      34.5      1995            0.432     1991            3.25        5.49        1.69       2.71
November     39.0      1995            0.265     1977            3.10        5.91        1.91       2.59
December     21.2      1995            0.034     1996            1.43        3.30        2.30       1.20
January      4.10      1983            0         m               0.59        1.03        1.74       0.49
February     26.8      1983            0         m               2.51        5.38        2.14       2.10
March        146       1995            0         1969            29.3        35.0        1.19       24.5
April        324       1997            2.13      1991            40.6        59.1        1.45       34.0
May          117       1995            1.59      1977            18.5        25.0        1.36       15.4
June         54.0      1971            0.303     1961            8.45        9.87        1.17       7.06
July         58.9      1993            0.071     1961            7.36        12.4        1.68       6.15
August       25.6      1985            0         m               2.77        5.09        1.84       2.31
September    4.79      1977            0.061     1976            1.71        1.27        0.74       1.43
Annual       43.5      1995            0.763     1961            9.98        10.0        1.01       100

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Annual flow duration

Annual flow duration for 05054500 SHEYENNE RIVER ABOVE HARVEY, ND
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                              Monthly and annual flow duration, in cubic feet per second
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 Percentage
  of days
 discharge     Jan.    Feb.    March   April   May     June    July    Aug.    Sept.   Oct.    Nov.    Dec.   Annual
 equaled or
  exceeded
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  95           0       0       0       1.80    1.20    0.53    0.08    0       0.07    0.33    0.46    0       0
  90           0       0       0       2.30    1.50    0.80    0.29    0.06    0.25    0.50    0.65    0       0
  85           0       0       0       2.30    1.80    0.99    0.39    0.19    0.36    0.74    0.77    0.10    0.19
  80           0       0       0.24    2.80    2.20    1.20    0.53    0.25    0.43    0.90    0.91    0.13    0.37
  75           0       0       0.40    3.50    2.20    1.50    0.72    0.45    0.52    1.10    1.10    0.17    0.51
  70           0       0       0.85    3.50    2.70    1.90    0.72    0.60    0.62    1.10    1.30    0.28    0.71
  65           0       0       1.40    4.98    3.30    2.30    0.97    0.60    0.74    1.10    1.30    0.36    0.71
  60           0       0       2.30    6.35    4.00    2.30    1.30    0.60    0.89    1.40    1.50    0.47    0.98
  55           0.04    0       3.00    9.58    5.64    2.80    1.80    0.80    1.10    1.40    1.50    0.60    1.40
  50           0.09    0.12    4.78    14.9    6.96    3.50    2.40    0.80    1.10    1.60    1.80    0.60    1.40
  45           0.17    0.20    5.69    19.5    8.15    4.30    2.40    1.10    1.30    1.60    1.80    0.78    1.90
  40           0.21    0.26    7.23    24.7    10.5    5.56    3.41    1.10    1.50    1.60    1.80    0.78    1.90
  35           0.39    0.45    15.0    31.8    13.7    6.78    3.97    1.40    1.50    2.00    2.10    1.00    2.98
  30           0.48    0.45    21.7    39.4    17.6    8.16    4.83    1.40    1.80    2.00    2.10    1.00    3.64
  25           0.48    1.00    32.6    47.6    22.3    10.5    6.30    1.90    1.80    2.50    2.50    1.00    4.53
  20           0.73    1.40    49.0    58.8    27.9    13.8    7.81    2.60    2.20    3.00    2.90    1.30    7.24
  15           1.10    2.30    71.5    74.6    36.7    16.7    11.6    3.88    2.60    3.70    3.50    1.30    12.4
  10           1.60    3.86    101     103     51.5    21.8    17.2    5.06    3.10    5.22    4.10    2.20    23.2
  5            3.00    12.2    148     170     73.2    30.7    27.5    9.53    4.50    10.8    8.29    3.81    51.6

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                            Probability of annual high discharges
                                  [ng, statistic not given]
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                                                       Maximum average discharge
                                                               (ft3/s)
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             Recurrence     Maximum
Exceedance    interval   instantaneous  3-day period  7-day period  15-day period  30-day period
probability    (years)      (ft3/s)
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  0.99         1.01         5.50           3.47         2.77          2.04           1.67
  0.95         1.05         14.9           10.2         8.05          5.72           4.28
  0.90         1.11         24.7           17.4         13.6          9.59           6.96
  0.80         1.25         44.0           31.9         24.9          17.4           12.3
  0.50         2            123            90.5         70.4          50.1           35.1
  0.20         5            308            223          173           129            93.7
  0.10         10           477            338          263           203            153
  0.04         25           738            506          395           320            253
  0.02         50           963            643          503           421            346
  0.01         100          1,210          788          618           534            457
  0.005        200          1,480          939          737           658            585
  0.002        500          1,870          ng           ng            ng             ng

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           Annual peak discharge and corresponding gage height, period of record
                                 [--, no data]
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                       Gage     Peak                                Gage     Peak
Water    Date         height  discharge      Water    Date         height  discharge
year                  (feet)   (ft3/s)       year                  (feet)   (ft3/s)
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          Annual peak discharge, by year, and corresponding gage height

1956     April 11       8.92     224        1977    September 24    5.51     20.0
1957     March 23       8.14     26.0       1978    March 27        8.78     148
1958     June 30        7.26     58.0       1979    April 20        9.45     1,000
1959     March 28       5.70     15.0       1980    August 20       6.33     34.0
1960     March 27       8.94     209        1981    June 16         7.15     53.0
1961     April 5        5.19     14.0       1982    April 3       --         410
1962     March 24       8.51     110        1983    March 13        9.57     240
1963     June 8         7.32     65.0       1984    April 14        8.38     145
1964     April 1        8.18     54.0       1985    August 19       8.80     224
1965     April 9        8.43     95.0       1986    March 4         9.16     180
1966     March 15       9.21     410        1987    July 24         9.08     434
1967     March 26       9.94     300        1988    March 26      --         80.0
1968     March 7        7.59     62.0       1989    March 29        7.95     70.0
1969     April 11       9.45     370        1990    September 29    5.81     18.0
1970     April 6        7.74     58.0       1991    September 23  --         10.0
1971     April 2        10.25    300        1992    March 2         8.27     55.0
1972     March 15       9.09     177        1993    July 28         9.67     224
1973     February 27    9.41     18.0       1994    March 24        9.04     210
1974     May 20         8.36     160        1995    May 15        --         455
1975     April 29     --         160        1996    April 12        10.30    570
1976     March 20     --         220        1997    April 20      --         534

Annual peak discharge, from highest to lowest, and corresponding gage height

1979     April 20       9.45     1,000      1978    March 27        8.78     148
1996     April 12       10.30    570        1984    April 14        8.38     145
1997     April 20     --         534        1962    March 24        8.51     110
1995     May 15       --         455        1965    April 9         8.43     95.0
1987     July 24        9.08     434        1988    March 26      --         80.0
1966     March 15       9.21     410        1989    March 29        7.95     70.0
1982     April 3      --         410        1963    June 8          7.32     65.0
1969     April 11       9.45     370        1968    March 7         7.59     62.0
1967     March 26       9.94     300        1958    June 30         7.26     58.0
1971     April 2        10.25    300        1970    April 6         7.74     58.0
1983     March 13       9.57     240        1992    March 2         8.27     55.0
1956     April 11       8.92     224        1964    April 1         8.18     54.0
1985     August 19      8.80     224        1981    June 16         7.15     53.0
1993     July 28        9.67     224        1980    August 20       6.33     34.0
1976     March 20     --         220        1957    March 23        8.14     26.0
1994     March 24       9.04     210        1977    September 24    5.51     20.0
1960     March 27       8.94     209        1973    February 27     9.41     18.0
1986     March 4        9.16     180        1990    September 29    5.81     18.0
1972     March 15       9.09     177        1959    March 28        5.70     15.0
1974     May 20         8.36     160        1961    April 5         5.19     14.0
1975     April 29     --         160        1991    September 23  --         10.0


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                             Monthly and annual mean discharges, in cubic feet per second
                [Data were not rounded in accordance with U.S. Geological Survey publication standards]
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Year     Oct.     Nov.     Dec.     Jan.     Feb.     March    April    May      June     July     Aug.     Sept.    Annual
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 1956    1.41     1.05     0.265    0.113    0        11.0     69.3     19.1     19.2     3.49     0.910    1.58     10.5
 1957    1.32     2.77     0.377    0.152    0        5.39     4.25     4.27     2.39     1.58     1.05     2.11     2.15
 1958    2.56     2.46     1.10     0.635    3.57     7.15     4.97     2.38     2.07     6.94     0.100    0.443    2.86
 1959    1.07     1.50     0.103    0        0        6.50     2.99     2.58     1.13     0.406    0        0.190    1.38
 1960    5.95     0.980    0.897    0.316    0        30.6     5.76     6.69     3.40     0.181    0.923    0.743    4.75

 1961    0.555    0.710    0.168    0.035    0.193    1.80     3.09     1.64     0.303    0.071    0.029    0.560    0.763
 1962    0.474    0.810    0.090    0        0        14.2     3.21     6.54     5.56     5.78     0.761    0.680    3.21
 1963    1.10     1.53     0.800    0.045    0        2.87     3.79     4.37     6.73     1.58     0.984    0.310    2.01
 1964    0.852    0.983    0.219    0.013    0.031    0.081    10.0     3.42     8.30     2.55     0.952    1.76     2.42
 1965    1.40     1.61     0.097    0        0        3.38     26.7     5.49     1.82     4.02     0.994    2.55     3.99

 1966    2.25     1.52     1.69     0        0        61.4     4.89     3.43     3.01     9.32     1.07     0.456    7.53
 1967    1.06     1.73     0.161    0        0        36.2     28.9     28.7     2.49     0.559    0        0.168    8.40
 1968    1.31     1.58     0.523    0.008    0.046    10.3     4.07     5.75     1.65     1.11     2.01     2.02     2.55
 1969    1.54     1.94     0.436    0        0        0        100.5    15.2     2.52     3.04     1.33     0.921    10.5
 1970    1.25     1.32     1.24     0.343    0.202    0.628    19.8     14.8     7.41     3.81     1.64     1.39     4.49

 1971    1.80     2.15     0.790    0.162    0.204    6.14     90.5     14.3     54.0     9.01     1.84     1.34     15.1
 1972    4.18     2.49     0.908    0.001    0        61.2     25.8     13.9     3.09     1.09     0.813    0.710    9.59
 1973    1.57     2.32     0.742    2.32     5.86     6.15     5.11     2.25     1.81     0.780    0.720    1.09     2.53
 1974    2.53     1.39     0.166    0        0.896    15.6     22.4     54.4     17.5     0.759    0.368    0.940    9.82
 1975    1.38     1.92     1.05     0.177    0.429    13.2     72.5     50.2     14.6     18.7     1.04     1.75     14.8

 1976    2.10     1.92     0.739    0.423    2.04     71.1     49.8     8.64     1.78     0.418    0.074    0.061    11.6
 1977    0.990    0.265    0.134    0        0        3.73     2.66     1.59     0.869    1.02     0.800    4.79     1.41
 1978    2.89     1.32     0.310    0.250    0.341    34.8     15.9     7.76     3.71     2.94     0.333    0.600    5.98
 1979    1.21     1.26     1.02     0.303    0.368    0.689    74.3     41.7     9.32     13.6     4.67     1.08     12.5
 1980    1.31     1.83     1.43     0.939    0.500    9.27     19.1     3.55     2.15     1.29     6.64     3.90     4.32

 1981    5.22     5.92     2.55     0.003    12.9     36.9     13.9     7.02     17.1     5.22     1.61     3.57     9.29
 1982    2.06     1.86     1.43     0.153    19.1     123.1    98.7     25.8     17.6     43.4     5.35     0.727    28.3
 1983    11.8     10.4     6.27     4.10     26.7     111.3    54.7     28.6     8.43     3.48     1.60     1.66     22.4
 1984    1.45     2.48     0.879    3.19     6.68     44.8     93.4     62.1     18.1     3.34     3.24     4.29     20.3
 1985    4.37     3.36     0.661    0        7.61     24.8     25.2     9.96     4.22     5.70     25.6     4.39     9.68

 1986    11.2     2.89     0.682    0.561    3.45     81.4     45.9     24.9     6.07     2.81     1.73     2.53     15.4
 1987    3.69     2.54     1.09     1.29     3.01     48.5     41.8     13.2     10.4     41.0     5.71     2.24     14.6
 1988    1.83     1.46     0.667    0.005    0.766    9.09     3.79     2.35     1.63     0.925    1.32     0.731    2.06
 1989    0.502    1.32     0.735    0        0        13.5     10.5     2.04     1.84     1.06     1.22     1.84     2.89
 1990    2.05     3.18     1.34     1.13     1.08     2.25     2.90     2.83     5.06     6.29     0.924    1.48     2.55


 1991    0.432    0.633    1.03     1.05     1.61     3.33     2.13     2.65     1.12     1.03     1.08     2.46     1.54
 1992    2.91     3.11     0.412    0.478    3.75     11.5     3.05     2.15     1.40     1.51     0.763    1.68     2.72
 1993    1.52     2.36     1.40     0.127    0.452    27.2     7.69     4.84     12.7     58.9     22.5     4.68     12.2
 1994    3.16     3.05     1.05     0.315    0.142    54.8     34.2     9.24     10.9     4.19     1.84     2.57     10.5
 1995    34.5     39.0     21.2     3.11     0.638    145.8    108.9    116.7    27.3     14.8     4.34     1.99     43.5

 1996    2.58     3.35     0.034    0        0        36.0     165.8    51.0     15.8     6.75     4.18     1.86     23.8
 1997    2.98     3.79     3.35     3.10     2.82     43.7     324.4    88.3     18.4     14.7     3.25     1.16     42.3

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