YELLOWSTONE RIVER BASIN

                                 06329590  YELLOWSTONE RIVER STAGE GAGE NO. 1 NEAR FAIRVIEW, MT

LOCATION.--Lat 4748'34", long 10402'36", sec. 18, T.150 N., R.104 W., McKenzie County, Hydrologic Unit 10100004, on left bank
   3 mi south of Fairview, MT, and at mile 15.2.

DRAINAGE AREA.--70,000 mi2, approximately.

                                                      GAGE-HEIGHT RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1959 to current year (seasonal).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,860.00 ft above sea level. Prior to Feb. 19, 1962, at datum 60.00 ft lower.

REVISED RECORDS.--WDR ND-82: 1980-81.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum daily gage height recorded, 23.78 ft, Mar. 21, 1960, present datum; minimum daily
   recorded, 7.92 ft, Aug. 17, 1988, present datum.

                                 GAGE HEIGHT, FEET, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000
                                                       DAILY MEAN VALUES

        DAY       OCT      NOV      DEC      JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY      JUN      JUL      AUG      SEP

          1       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.19    10.50    16.91    14.09      ---     8.46
          2       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.21    10.34    17.24    13.81      ---     8.61
          3       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.19    10.54    16.62    13.65      ---     8.66
          4       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.20    11.46    16.23    13.66      ---     8.79
          5       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.07    11.17    15.85    13.87      ---     8.85

          6       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    11.07    15.99    14.22      ---     8.89
          7       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    11.79    16.48    14.01      ---     8.93
          8       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    12.48    16.68    13.82     9.34     8.93
          9       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    12.80    16.82    13.77     9.28     8.91
         10       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    12.56    17.11    13.22     9.28     8.93

         11       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    12.22    17.47    13.60     9.24     8.97
         12       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    11.73    17.45    13.31     9.22     8.99
         13       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    11.42    17.05    12.82     9.02     9.04
         14       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    11.22    16.34    12.40     8.84     9.05
         15       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    11.10    15.70    12.13     8.78     9.04

         16       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.86    15.53    11.85     8.70     9.02
         17       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.08    10.60    15.81    11.58     8.64     8.98
         18       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.05    10.24    15.27    11.27     8.59     8.92
         19       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.10      ---    15.39    11.17     8.51     8.83
         20       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.20      ---    15.42    10.94     8.46     8.86

         21       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.12      ---    14.87      ---     8.44     8.87
         22       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.05    12.15    14.51      ---     8.38     8.92
         23       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.27    10.07    12.51    14.82      ---     8.37     9.00
         24       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.22    10.09    12.58    15.19      ---     8.35     9.15
         25       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.24    10.06    12.79    14.64      ---     8.35     9.24

         26       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.18    10.17    13.45    14.47      ---     8.32     9.47
         27       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.16    10.62    14.54    14.64      ---     8.29     9.66
         28       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.17    10.99    15.09    14.82    10.33     8.30     9.79
         29       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.16    10.96    15.61    14.95    10.21     8.28     9.89
         30       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.18    10.71    15.96    14.57      ---     8.29     9.93
         31       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    10.20      ---    15.74      ---      ---     8.36      ---

        MEAN      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    15.83      ---      ---     9.05
        MAX       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    17.47      ---      ---     9.93
        MIN       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.47      ---      ---     8.46

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