05064000 WILD RICE RIVER AT HENDRUM, MN


List Of Figures:

Annual mean discharge
Annual flow duration, post-regulation period


LOCATION.--Lat 4716'05'', long 9647'50", in SE1/4SE1/4 sec.19, T.144 N., R.48 W., Norman County, Hydrologic Unit 09020108, on right bank 30 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.5 mi east of Hendrum, and 4 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,600 mi2, approximately.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1944 to September 1984 and May 1985 to current year. Operated as a high-flow partial-record station October 1984 to April 1985.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 836.75 ft above mean sea level (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to July 18, 1989, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 10,600 ft3/s, Apr. 18, 1997, gage height, 33.85 ft, backwater from Red River of the North; minimum discharge, 0 ft3/s at times in
1948-49.

Annual mean discharge

Annual mean discharge 05064000 WILD RICE RIVER AT HENDRUM, MN
Post-regulation period,1962-97
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                   Statistics of monthly and annual mean discharges, post-regulation period
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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      744       1972            7.68      1977            152         182         1.20       3.73
November     784       1972            10.3      1977            139         146         1.05       3.42
December     217       1995            1.08      1977            77.7        51.3        0.66       1.91
January      149       1996            0.092     1977            58.6        36.1        0.62       1.44
February     149       1996            0.219     1977            57.3        34.8        0.61       1.41
March        1,480     1966            23.4      1965            334         377         1.13       8.20
April        5,120     1997            106       1981            1,390       1,130       0.82       34.2
May          2,070     1985            56.1      1977            686         527         0.77       16.9
June         1,780     1962            36.7      1977            471         424         0.90       11.6
July         3,140     1975            11.9      1980            423         617         1.46       10.4
August       1,830     1993            1.07      1977            161         307         1.91       3.96
September    824       1973            0.722     1976            119         157         1.32       2.94
Annual       818       1997            28.9      1977            332         184         0.55       100

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Annual flow duration, post-regulation period

Annual flow duration, post-regulation period, 05064000 WILD RICE RIVER AT HENDRUM, MN
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                    Monthly and annual flow duration, in cubic feet per second, post-regulation period
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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           8.53    5.74    19.7     114      89.7     48.1     15.7     3.65    4.62    14.0    18.9    13.0    13.2
  90           15.8    18.7    25.9     164      145      77.0     30.4     10.9    11.8    21.5    29.2    18.7    22.4
  85           20.7    22.7    29.8     207      190      101      54.0     16.2    15.4    27.1    34.4    24.8    30.7
  80           26.9    26.9    41.8     252      219      122      66.7     24.0    19.4    33.1    42.3    30.9    38.7
  75           31.9    31.4    52.9     313      251      148      75.9     30.5    25.8    39.1    49.8    36.1    48.3
  70           35.2    36.2    58.8     388      278      172      88.1     37.0    32.7    45.0    59.4    41.8    57.8
  65           39.2    41.5    64.7     464      316      194      102      43.4    39.8    51.5    69.1    48.1    66.5
  60           45.9    46.3    71.4     547      363      215      118      51.1    46.6    61.9    79.8    54.8    75.2
  55           52.3    50.5    78.7     638      413      243      136      60.5    54.1    72.0    90.9    60.8    85.7
  50           58.5    54.7    85.9     744      466      271      155      70.4    62.8    80.6    102     66.4    102
  45           62.6    58.7    104      876      536      300      177      81.0    72.2    89.3    112     72.0    119
  40           66.0    62.5    125      998      629      337      200      91.5    85.6    99.7    122     82.5    144
  35           69.4    66.4    143      1,170    691      384      241      110     99.1    124     135     93.1    169
  30           72.8    70.3    192      1,400    774      455      303      128     113     149     149     104     216
  25           76.6    75.8    275      1,730    876      546      392      161     127     175     168     115     278
  20           85.2    82.4    412      2,170    988      646      493      201     156     216     190     126     365
  15           93.8    89.1    616      2,720    1,140    781      647      248     198     276     212     136     521
  10           120     106     903      3,670    1,440    995      1,070    320     272     353     285     146     804
  5            139     135     1,790    5,150    2,070    1,690    1,770    515     454     535     392     173     1,460

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                     Probability of annual high discharges, post-regulation period
                                  [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         ng             260          211           172            139
  0.95         1.05         905            592          490           391            314
  0.90         1.11         1,210          883          740           584            467
  0.80         1.25         1,700          1,380        1,180         918            725
  0.50         2            3,170          2,940        2,570         1,980          1,510
  0.20         5            5,640          5,510        4,930         3,790          2,750
  0.10         10           7,490          7,290        6,610         5,080          3,590
  0.04         25           10,000         9,500        8,720         6,730          4,590
  0.02         50           12,000         11,100       10,300        7,930          5,280
  0.01         100          14,100         12,600       11,700        9,100          5,930
  0.005        200          16,200         14,000       13,100        10,200         6,530
  0.002        500          19,200         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

1944    July 15        16.07    2,260      1971    April 10       13.20    1,500
1945    March 18     --         2,200      1972    April 15       23.24    4,550
1946    March 23       20.56    2,600      1973    September 6    13.03    1,630
1947    April 15       27.70    4,200      1974    April 16       26.21    5,590
1948    April 8        20.13    2,200      1975    July 5         30.91    7,660
1949    July 11      --         738        1976    March 30       20.22    2,120
1950    May 10       --         3,000      1977    April 11       5.55     245
1951    April 7      --         2,570      1978    April 10       31.42    9,350
1952    April 11     --         2,860      1979    April 21       32.30    8,800
1953    June 18        16.88    1,650      1980    April 5        17.36    1,800
1954    April 12       15.26    1,940      1981    May 24         14.50    1,840
1955    April 5        15.99    1,850      1982    April 3        22.51    3,280
1956    April 14       24.26    4,660      1983    July 5         15.12    2,290
1957    September 4  --         1,250      1984    June 11        25.00    5,400
1958    July 7         8.16     633        1985    May 16         25.14    5,230
1959    April 6        8.92     540        1986    March 31       23.10    3,850
1960    April 8        16.48    1,600      1987    July 25        14.26    1,500
1961    May 17         10.66    1,080      1988    April 8        11.30    1,190
1962    June 13        22.26    3,680      1989    April 7        29.60    5,480
1963    June 3         13.89    1,670      1990    April 1        14.26    1,100
1964    April 23       17.55    2,690      1991    May 6          10.27    952
1965    April 14       29.44    6,800      1992    July 3         14.70    1,950
1966    March 31       28.30    4,120      1993    August 1     --         3,680
1967    April 1        20.57    3,250      1994    April 3        20.30    2,600
1968    March 29       11.26    726        1995    March 17       22.32    3,200
1969    April 15       31.42    8,300      1996    April 14       28.83    5,750
1970    June 20        22.41    3,940      1997    April 18       33.85    10,600

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

1997    April 18       33.85    10,600     1970    June 20        22.41    3,940
1978    April 10       31.42    9,350      1986    March 31       23.10    3,850
1979    April 21       32.30    8,800      1962    June 13        22.26    3,680
1969    April 15       31.42    8,300      1993    August 1     --         3,680
1975    July 5         30.91    7,660      1982    April 3        22.51    3,280
1965    April 14       29.44    6,800      1967    April 1        20.57    3,250
1996    April 14       28.83    5,750      1995    March 17       22.32    3,200
1974    April 16       26.21    5,590      1950    May 10       --         3,000
1989    April 7        29.60    5,480      1952    April 11     --         2,860
1984    June 11        25.00    5,400      1964    April 23       17.55    2,690
1985    May 16         25.14    5,230      1946    March 23       20.56    2,600
1956    April 14       24.26    4,660      1994    April 3        20.30    2,600
1972    April 15       23.24    4,550      1951    April 7      --         2,570
1947    April 15       27.70    4,200      1983    July 5         15.12    2,290
1966    March 31       28.30    4,120      1944    July 15        16.07    2,260
1945    March 18     --         2,200      1971    April 10       13.20    1,500
1948    April 8      20.13      2,200      1987    July 25        14.26    1,500
1976    March 30       20.22    2,120      1957    September 4  --         1,250
1992    July 3         14.70    1,950      1988    April 8        11.30    1,190
1954    April 12       15.26    1,940      1990    April 1        14.26    1,100
1955    April 5        15.99    1,850      1961    May 17         10.66    1,080
1981    May 24         14.50    1,840      1991    May 6          10.27    952
1980    April 5        17.36    1,800      1949    July 11      --         738
1963    June 3         13.89    1,670      1968    March 29       11.26    726
1953    June 18        16.88    1,650      1958    July 7         8.16     633
1973    September 6    13.03    1,630      1959    April 6        8.92     540
1960    April 8        16.48    1,600      1977    April 11       5.55     245

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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; --, no data]
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Year     Oct.     Nov.     Dec.     Jan.     Feb.     March    April    May      June     July     Aug.     Sept.    Annual
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 1944    --       --       --       --       --       --       303.4    501.6    661.2    1,122    960.0    762.3    --
 1945    299.0    227.6    138.5    76.0     63.4     1,077    1,451    670.8    243.5    99.6     93.9     148.8    383.6
 1946    225.3    141.5    71.6     35.2     22.9     744.7    881.5    425.8    264.7    201.3    30.2     35.8     257.8
 1947    191.5    112.7    70.3     54.5     46.7     176.6    1,789    662.8    735.1    98.0     13.6     5.99     328.5
 1948    13.3     9.69     6.64     4.09     3.40     3.24     837.4    156.5    38.7     18.4     3.93     0.183    90.4

 1949    0.435    3.32     1.73     0.800    0.400    0.461    226.9    99.0     203.7    428.3    274.5    55.4     108.6
 1950    41.2     44.0     31.4     13.4     12.6     84.6     1,738    1,634    482.5    258.2    7.50     4.56     363.3
 1951    6.19     4.75     3.56     3.03     2.81     8.16     798.9    196.7    71.8     8.82     7.76     16.6     93.4
 1952    16.6     25.2     152.1    99.2     83.1     80.8     1,239    296.1    9.15     272.9    147.0    58.1     205.9
 1953    31.7     42.7     48.5     36.9     36.6     197.6    500.4    439.8    887.8    559.5    236.3    89.3     259.4

 1954    49.4     52.3     58.8     61.5     72.7     128.0    727.2    595.8    326.6    118.6    33.7     29.1     187.7
 1955    42.4     50.4     29.9     21.9     31.0     33.0     608.9    283.0    261.3    140.3    171.1    14.7     140.5
 1956    23.1     19.0     14.6     13.6     18.4     23.5     1,175    417.7    224.8    41.3     23.0     19.2     166.5
 1957    16.9     43.7     18.5     14.4     14.4     161.2    427.4    322.4    331.3    365.1    108.6    346.5    181.1
 1958    212.6    210.6    78.2     49.1     43.0     109.7    172.7    101.0    161.0    222.0    43.7     37.4     120.4

 1959    35.8     70.9     43.9     22.3     19.4     118.7    301.6    301.1    268.3    212.2    88.4     37.9     127.1
 1960    53.8     55.2     46.8     56.2     46.9     95.4     896.6    407.0    428.5    212.0    101.6    167.1    213.0
 1961    97.3     81.6     57.0     40.0     36.2     208.1    304.2    600.4    183.0    54.4     24.8     34.8     144.3
 1962    45.5     40.8     27.1     26.0     22.5     33.3     616.8    953.3    1,776    784.5    205.1    114.2    387.4
 1963    84.2     95.1     52.3     10.4     5.72     112.1    474.3    369.0    802.7    129.6    55.0     62.5     187.4

 1964    27.9     31.9     19.4     19.5     24.2     28.4     1,178    637.0    483.2    175.4    51.0     41.1     225.2
 1965    90.7     65.2     28.8     29.7     31.4     23.4     2,259    750.6    731.5    242.8    68.7     75.9     364.6
 1966    168.1    94.5     117.9    85.5     56.1     1,485    1,950    987.1    288.0    124.5    219.3    104.2    475.3
 1967    79.5     67.7     55.0     61.4     68.9     308.7    1,570    643.3    521.8    252.7    43.8     17.2     306.9
 1968    25.7     24.1     49.3     32.3     21.8     207.9    387.1    318.0    242.5    187.7    67.8     87.1     137.7

 1969    135.7    106.1    62.1     55.9     61.7     71.1     2,478    544.6    304.6    167.6    51.1     37.5     337.7
 1970    151.1    170.5    109.2    68.3     54.0     58.8     1,430    1,071    1,323    211.1    37.4     23.8     391.4
 1971    35.4     78.6     45.6     34.8     37.6     195.4    794.6    332.1    161.6    75.5     36.1     121.1    162.0
 1972    744.0    783.8    160.2    91.2     70.0     990.0    1,740    895.3    328.4    151.9    118.9    62.5     511.4
 1973    76.0     79.0     37.8     39.6     43.2     407.1    244.8    204.6    142.4    82.0     83.0     823.7    188.3

 1974    639.2    290.3    144.1    80.9     80.5     87.3     2,345    1,635    549.2    178.0    124.9    43.1     516.8
 1975    66.5     157.6    69.3     61.6     65.6     99.4     2,155    1,156    880.5    3,136    213.9    82.1     682.1
 1976    69.9     115.1    68.3     63.9     73.7     468.7    830.1    195.2    82.2     41.2     8.11     0.722    167.6
 1977    7.68     10.3     1.08     0.092    0.219    28.8     167.4    56.1     36.7     12.7     1.07     25.5     28.9
 1978    83.5     114.1    150.6    81.3     51.5     144.0    3,261    407.8    165.9    73.1     63.4     92.4     387.9


 1979    49.4     39.5     32.1     29.8     29.2     61.1     3,060    1,134    418.2    603.0    79.5     46.2     464.0
 1980    40.8     120.2    60.6     46.6     48.2     71.0     673.2    153.8    46.8     11.9     6.04     12.3     106.8
 1981    26.7     29.2     15.4     8.94     12.3     52.4     105.5    178.5    144.9    176.9    148.0    168.7    89.3
 1982    287.7    212.0    98.4     62.4     60.0     219.2    1,637    612.5    219.6    112.8    39.0     19.1     297.8
 1983    265.4    166.4    66.7     46.9     46.4     721.6    358.3    175.3    422.4    775.7    168.6    100.5    278.2

 1984    174.2    158.8    92.3     64.4     123.9    791.1    884.6    246.5    1,554    118.8    23.0     14.5     351.8
 1985    --       --       --       --       --       --       --       2,074    1,195    757.2    494.7    309.9    --
 1986    257.1    186.4    127.8    120.9    102.0    600.5    2,366    1,611    494.1    207.1    87.9     124.2    524.3
 1987    186.4    188.2    128.0    81.5     75.5     864.0    434.7    464.7    273.2    386.6    234.8    98.8     286.8
 1988    117.9    101.5    92.3     66.0     59.5     467.3    717.3    206.7    54.8     16.2     22.4     30.8     162.6

 1989    31.7     51.6     50.0     50.4     54.4     72.0     2,387    494.1    263.3    61.0     13.5     109.4    300.8
 1990    41.8     56.2     17.3     16.1     19.6     139.9    488.4    304.4    280.2    71.9     12.3     3.89     120.9
 1991    11.5     20.6     17.2     17.0     27.0     146.3    233.1    548.8    135.5    141.6    25.9     22.8     113.1
 1992    24.3     35.2     36.5     36.8     39.0     492.5    205.6    226.4    112.6    597.9    261.4    307.7    199.2
 1993    88.6     102.8    76.5     71.0     74.3     245.2    1,065    349.1    422.5    1,605    1,833    356.9    528.3

 1994    133.5    114.5    104.1    84.5     77.3     343.5    1,116    696.8    721.7    836.9    239.5    419.9    408.0
 1995    637.2    471.7    217.4    123.2    115.9    1,373    858.7    859.2    224.2    979.6    306.7    141.9    530.2
 1996    337.9    207.0    141.9    148.7    149.3    144.5    3,087    2,059    506.6    142.0    63.8     41.9     584.1
 1997    64.3     291.2    146.5    131.9    121.8    129.8    5,115    1,149    658.8    1,587    295.8    156.1    818.4



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