05067500 MARSH RIVER NEAR SHELLY, MN


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Annual mean discharge
Annual flow duration


LOCATION.--Lat 4724'45'', long 9645'50'', NE1/4NW1/4 sec.3, T.145 N., R.48 W., Norman County, Hydrologic Unit 09020107, near center of span on downstream truss of bridge, 3.8 mi southeast of Shelly, and 10 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--151 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1944 to September 1983, April 1985 to current year. No winter records since 1989. Monthly discharge only for March 1944, published in Water Supply Paper 1308. Operated as a high-flow partial-record station October 1983 to March 1985.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 841.14 ft above mean sea level (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Oct. 1, 1965, nonrecording gage at datum 3.0 ft higher. Oct. 1, 1965, to May 17, 1989, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 4,880 ft3/s, Apr. 19, 1979, gage height, 23.36 ft, from floodmark; no flow at times.

Annual mean discharge

Annual mean discharge 05067500 MARSH RIVER NEAR SHELLY, MN
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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      130       1952            0         m               13.1        28.8        2.20       1.76
November     102       1952            0         m               11.0        24.6        2.24       1.48
December     77.1      1951            0         m               5.60        16.1        2.87       0.75
January      64.5      1951            0         m               3.79        12.0        3.16       0.51
February     62.1      1951            0         m               3.29        10.8        3.29       0.44
March        437       1945            0         m               76.7        124         1.62       10.3
April        1,540     1950            0.078     1981            311         381         1.22       41.8
May          2,620     1950            0.866     1980            126         370         2.94       17.0
June         1,030     1950            0         1980            82.9        179         2.16       11.2
July         820       1950            0         m               77.4        153         1.97       10.4
August       363       1949            0         m               19.7        57.4        2.91       2.65
September    144       1944            0         m               12.5        30.6        2.45       1.68
Annual       543       1950            1.24      1977            63.3        92.7        1.46       100

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Annual flow duration

Annual flow duration 05067500 MARSH RIVER NEAR SHELLY, MN
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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       0.23     0.23    0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0
  90           0       0       0       1.60     1.10    0.22    0       0       0       0       0       0       0
  85           0       0       0       5.77     1.70    0.71    0       0       0       0       0       0       0
  80           0       0       0       8.53     3.72    1.50    0.14    0       0       0       0       0       0
  75           0       0       0       11.4     5.47    2.32    0.29    0       0       0       0       0       0
  70           0       0       0       15.8     6.98    3.10    0.62    0       0       0       0       0       0
  65           0       0       0.06    21.9     9.56    3.76    0.91    0       0       0       0       0       0.07
  60           0       0       0.13    30.0     13.0    5.08    1.30    0.04    0       0       0.15    0       0.16
  55           0       0       0.26    40.7     17.1    6.38    1.90    0.15    0.02    0.08    0.37    0.07    0.35
  50           0       0       0.37    57.3     21.7    8.35    3.53    0.30    0.20    0.28    0.49    0.16    0.77
  45           0.02    0       1.10    80.4     26.5    11.1    4.85    0.60    0.38    0.52    0.67    0.28    1.10
  40           0.09    0.06    5.78    114      32.4    14.4    7.63    0.85    0.53    0.95    1.20    0.37    3.13
  35           0.15    0.08    15.0    166      38.3    19.4    13.8    1.20    1.00    1.70    1.60    0.49    5.90
  30           0.19    0.11    22.5    234      49.6    28.1    25.0    2.40    2.00    3.59    3.86    0.64    10.4
  25           0.25    0.19    34.0    334      65.5    41.8    43.2    4.12    3.33    5.90    5.51    1.10    18.6
  20           0.33    0.24    59.1    470      96.3    68.0    71.7    8.24    6.08    14.7    8.30    2.00    32.6
  15           0.73    0.42    97.2    653      161     109     108     19.4    14.7    24.7    16.9    3.94    60.3
  10           14.1    12.1    206     945      259     214     181     53.1    39.4    44.9    46.0    14.9    109
  5            28.8    25.1    490     1,610    574     447     495     100     75.7    85.3    74.5    48.7    306

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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         39.2           21.0         17.3          13.4           8.09
  0.95         1.05         118            72.5         56.3          40.9           25.7
  0.90         1.11         202            132          100           71.0           45.4
  0.80         1.25         368            258          193           133            87.0
  0.50         2            1,010          791          587           397            267
  0.20         5            2,310          1,980        1,500         1,030          707
  0.10         10           3,350          2,960        2,310         1,600          1,110
  0.04         25           4,730          4,320        3,470         2,460          1,720
  0.02         50           5,780          5,360        4,420         3,190          2,240
  0.01         100          6,820          6,390        5,400         3,970          2,790
  0.005        200          7,830          7,410        6,410         4,800          3,380
  0.002        500          9,120          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 11     18.64     1,030      1971    April 1         10.11     619
1945    March 18    18.48     1,000      1972    April 15        16.26     2,070
1946    March 23    112.02    1,510      1973    March 16        9.30      366
1947    April 14    117.80    4,150      1974    April 15        18.87     2,460
1948    April 13  --          1,040      1975    April 19        17.81     2,330
1949    June 3      19.83     1,260      1976    March 31        11.32     785
1950    May 11      118.96    4,660      1977    April 10        4.13      42
1951    April 8     112.56    2,100      1978    April 9         19.22     2,240
1952    July 21     17.80     979        1979    April 19        23.36     4,880
1953    June 17     14.11     389        1980    April 3         9.99      615
1954    April 13    14.63     376        1981    May 23          11.03     896
1955    April 5     14.10     289        1982    April 2         13.06     1,070
1956    April 13    112.50    1,960      1983    March 8         13.84     1,240
1957    June 23     14.99     304        1984    June 11         16.17     2,260
1958    July 10     11.48     47         1985    May 13          13.23     1,380
1959    March 31    12.42     96         1986    March 30        14.59     1,720
1960    April 7     16.04     492        1987    July 24         15.80     1,730
1961    March 9     13.51     100        1988    March 26        7.86      250
1962    June 11     19.87     1,240      1989    April 7         21.18     3,490
1963    April 8     14.60     274        1990    June 2          6.65      254
1964    April 22    15.41     450        1991    May 23          11.88     1,120
1965    April 13    116.87    3,120      1992    March 8         10.36     430
1966    April 2     13.85     1,460      1993    April 2         13.78     660
1967    March 30    11.54     866        1994    September 19    11.50     995
1968    March 27    7.35      221        1995    March 29        15.21     1,500
1969    April 12    22.28     3,910      1996    April 15        19.01     2,100
1970    April 9     13.38     1,320      1997    April 18        25.45     4,300

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

1979    April 19    23.36     4,880      1986    March 30        14.59     1,720
1950    May 11      118.96    4,660      1946    March 23        112.02    1,510
1997    April 18    25.45     4,300      1995    March 29        15.21     1,500
1947    April 14    117.80    4,150      1966    April 2         13.85     1,460
1969    April 12    22.28     3,910      1985    May 13          13.23     1,380
1989    April 7     21.18     3,490      1970    April 9         13.38     1,320
1965    April 13    116.87    3,120      1949    June 3          19.83     1,260
1974    April 15    18.87     2,460      1962    June 11         19.87     1,240
1975    April 19    17.81     2,330      1983    March 8         13.84     1,240
1984    June 11     16.17     2,260      1991    May 23          11.88     1,120
1978    April 9     19.22     2,240      1982    April 2         13.06     1,070
1951    April 8     112.56    2,100      1948    April 13      --          1,040
1996    April 15    19.01     2,100      1944    July 11         18.64     1,030
1972    April 15    16.26     2,070      1945    March 18        18.48     1,000
1956    April 13    112.50    1,960      1994    September 19    11.50     995
1987    July 24     15.80     1,730      1952    July 21         17.80     979
1981    May 23      11.03     896        1973    March 16        9.30      366
1967    March 30    11.54     866        1957    June 23         14.99     304
1976    March 31    11.32     785        1955    April 5         14.10     289
1993    April 2     13.78     660        1963    April 8         14.60     274
1971    April 1     10.11     619        1990    June 2          6.65      254
1980    April 3     9.99      615        1988    March 26        7.86      250
1960    April 7     16.04     492        1968    March 27        7.35      221
1964    April 22    15.41     450        1961    March 9         13.51     100
1992    March 8     10.36     430        1959    March 31        12.42     96
1953    June 17     14.11     389        1958    July 10         11.48     47
1954    April 13    14.63     376        1977    April 10        4.13      42

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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     --       --       --       --       --       0.142    83.3     43.5     114.2    327.2    163.9    143.8    --
1945     19.0     11.8     3.56     0.823    0.350    437.2    629.4    184.5    22.4     7.24     2.61     1.83     110.3
1946     1.29     0.820    0.084    0        0        363.5    280.2    60.7     13.0     12.8     0.058    0.453    61.4
1947     3.99     1.68     0.510    0        0        22.0     1,273    424.3    607.5    129.9    65.9     56.0     214.2
1948     73.0     55.8     47.5     35.4     25.1     28.9     656.3    265.8    102.2    76.0     40.6     11.7     117.7

1949     10.8     19.8     17.8     18.2     14.9     18.1     216.7    198.3    411.5    585.2    362.7    74.2     163.4
1950     60.5     74.3     58.6     27.2     23.8     51.9     1,537    2,617    1,030    821.0    133.7    50.8     543.3
1951     118.4    85.7     77.1     64.5     62.1     107.0    1,190    714.6    301.7    102.5    60.7     122.5    250.2
1952     129.8    101.8    13.1     12.4     10.8     14.8     390.7    125.3    90.3     201.9    54.3     3.80     95.7
1953     1.30     0.877    0.681    0.174    0.132    52.1     46.5     38.5     100.7    119.6    6.61     1.64     30.9

1954     0.039    0.227    0.742    0.206    0.050    6.64     135.4    60.2     22.4     2.21     0.106    0        19.0
1955     0        0.053    0.106    0        0        0.484    69.5     9.39     14.9     17.6     11.2     0        10.2
1956     0        0        0        0        0        0.010    317.2    37.5     23.7     1.02     0.035    0.090    31.2
1957     0        0        0        0        0        40.5     35.5     10.3     41.6     17.2     0.906    5.17     12.6
1958     3.01     7.03     0.945    0        0.339    1.33     4.13     1.35     3.00     15.5     0.255    0        3.09

1959     0        0        0        0        0.007    18.3     19.9     6.75     4.96     1.27     0        0        4.28
1960     0        0        0        0        0        23.7     108.9    10.6     12.6     8.27     0.277    3.47     13.9
1961     0        0.117    0        0        0        35.6     12.9     25.0     3.03     0        0        0.013    6.46
1962     0.387    0        0        0        0        0.258    97.9     198.5    347.1    264.3    8.75     1.50     76.8
1963     0.687    1.60     0.713    0.155    0        20.6     33.7     11.6     32.7     0.445    0        0        8.49

1964     0        0        0        0        0        0        103.4    23.2     18.6     3.26     0.061    0.167    12.3
1965     0.077    0.123    0        0        0        0        573.3    25.9     29.7     21.0     3.63     3.76     54.2
1966     26.9     5.43     2.72     0.152    0.068    389.4    291.5    50.4     9.99     2.38     1.70     2.32     65.6
1967     0.210    0.030    0        0        0        60.1     143.6    30.1     9.92     1.17     0        0        20.4
1968     0        0        0        0        0        19.9     11.8     5.42     15.7     1.06     0        0        4.49

1969     0        0        0        0        0        0        608.5    31.4     24.7     42.8     3.19     2.34     58.8
1970     2.85     2.29     0.768    0.177    0.168    1.47     350.4    58.0     137.6    2.33     0.045    0.137    45.9
1971     0.255    0.563    0.023    0        0        46.7     100.7    5.39     2.76     0.458    0        0        13.0
1972     60.7     60.2     4.57     0.500    0        317.9    321.3    52.9     4.71     5.26     2.43     0.587    69.3
1973     0.837    0        0.278    0.098    0.078    84.1     10.3     4.21     0.741    0        0        25.6     10.6

1974     30.7     5.38     1.41     0.291    0.174    0.165    775.2    149.9    20.7     1.25     3.88     0.078    81.8
1975     0.232    6.35     0.593    0.235    0.121    0.128    552.8    86.0     17.0     230.1    0.889    0.009    74.4
1976     0.001    0.866    0.008    0        0.004    68.1     71.0     2.44     4.06     0.014    0        0        12.2
1977     0        0        0        0        0        2.79     10.2     1.36     0.565    0        0        0.004    1.24
1978     0.501    0.180    0.020    0.020    0.020    15.5     676.3    9.95     0.998    0.018    0.004    0        57.9

1979     0        0        0        0        0        0        894.8    43.7     13.4     53.4     1.43     0.087    83.0
1980     0        0.626    0.070    0.015    0        6.75     105.9    0.866    0        0        0.033    0        9.39
1981     0        0        0        0        1.36     1.30     0.078    47.7     3.92     1.18     0.199    4.64     5.09
1982     12.7     5.32     1.54     0.097    0.228    70.8     337.3    24.8     2.86     1.18     0.123    0        37.9
1983     12.0     7.46     5.04     1.33     0.790    342.4    68.8     4.34     247.1    55.7     20.5     18.5     65.6

1985     --       --       --       --       --       --       14.3     297.6    11.2     9.13     8.14     3.83     --
1986     4.61     1.82     0.568    0.445    0.400    164.2    321.9    135.5    19.3     18.4     4.19     0.547    56.1
1987     0.319    1.04     1.20     0.338    0.270    206.2    20.9     33.2     5.92     259.6    12.6     1.44     46.0
1988     0.745    0.706    0.626    0.197    0.164    81.9     49.7     1.56     0.100    0        2.92     5.68     12.1
1989     0.098    0.073    0        0        0        0.484    608.6    12.5     4.60     0.076    0        0        51.5

1990     4.43     --       --       --       --       --       28.1     3.57     30.7     5.15     0        0        --
1991     0        --       --       --       --       9.20     4.93     72.0     27.4     2.84     0.125    0        --
1992     0        --       --       --       --       63.7     6.35     2.73     17.4     28.7     20.6     21.9     --
1993     3.35     --       --       --       --       --       133.0    5.23     4.69     100.2    36.9     0.480    --
1994     --       --       --       --       --       --       109.8    32.3     92.9     124.6    1.83     91.9     --

 1995    52.6     23.1     --       --       --       407.9    77.3     83.5     11.8     167.7    4.39     0.850    --
 1996    17.8     --       --       --       --       --       644.2    223.5    11.4     2.83     0.182    0.023    --
 1997    0.135    --       --       --       --       --       1,309    81.1     295.5    250.0    2.68     1.33     --



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