MISSOURI RIVER MAIN STEM

                                          06330000  MISSOURI RIVER NEAR WILLISTON, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4806'45", long 10343'04", in SE1/4 sec.31, T.154 N., R.101 W., Williams County, Hydrologic Unit 10110101, at
   city waterplant on left bank, 5 mi southwest of Williston, 29.3 mi downstream from Yellowstone River, and at mile 1,552.7.

DRAINAGE AREA.--164,500 mi2, approximately.

                                                      GAGE-HEIGHT RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1966 to current year. Operated as a stage-discharge station October 1897 to July 1965.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,830.20 ft above sea level. See WSP 1917 for history of changes prior to April
   1966.

REMARKS.--Stage regulated by upstream reservoirs and backwater from Lake Sakakawea.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum daily gage height observed, 26.60 ft, Mar. 8, 1994; minimum daily recorded, 7.80 ft,
   Nov. 2, 1966.

                                 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     16.15      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.60    15.38    19.82    18.06    14.86    14.31
          2     16.09      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.58    15.49    20.19    17.73    14.78    14.50
          3     15.95      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.63    15.63    20.07    17.56    14.74    14.46
          4     16.04      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.58    15.90    19.85    17.52    14.80    14.53
          5     16.15      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.38    16.24    19.61    17.58    14.90    14.60

          6     16.44      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.48    16.11    19.42    17.78    14.86    14.58
          7     16.22      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.49    16.22    19.39    17.95    14.84    14.59
          8     16.12      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.52    16.66    19.59    17.76    14.76    14.60
          9     16.10      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.59    17.14    19.77    17.61    14.76    14.57
         10     16.10      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.60    17.31    19.93    17.68      ---    14.61

         11     16.09      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.59    17.22    20.12    17.54      ---    14.62
         12     16.14      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.63    16.96    20.29    17.93    14.68    14.66
         13     16.03      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.53    16.74    20.35    17.89    14.68    14.36
         14     15.96      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.62    16.56    20.15    17.40    14.52      ---
         15     15.91      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.66    16.51    19.80    16.92    14.41      ---

         16     15.89      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.65    16.34    19.52    16.64    14.40      ---
         17     15.84      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.65    16.16    19.46    16.49    14.31      ---
         18     15.70      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.71    15.92    19.51    16.41    14.33      ---
         19     15.57      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.73    15.68    19.32    16.30    14.30      ---
         20     15.56      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.81    15.48    19.22    16.15    14.26      ---

         21     15.48      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.89    15.40    19.08    15.98    14.23      ---
         22     15.38      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.81    14.98    16.18    18.75    15.84    14.22      ---
         23     15.39      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.79    14.99    16.73    18.50    15.81    14.20      ---
         24     15.37      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.70    15.03    17.01    18.59    15.74    14.13      ---
         25     15.22      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.70    15.02    17.18    18.62    15.66    14.14      ---

         26     15.26      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.61    14.98    17.41    18.36    15.55    14.18      ---
         27     15.56      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.64    15.12    17.94    18.27    15.43    14.15    14.01
         28     15.73      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.66    15.46    18.52    18.30    15.28    14.14    14.10
         29     16.17      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.62    15.62    18.92    18.36    15.11    14.21    14.17
         30       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.57    15.49    19.33    18.36    15.00    14.16    14.20
         31       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.59      ---    19.59      ---    14.92    14.18      ---

        MEAN      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.79    16.77    19.35    16.68      ---      ---
        MAX       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    15.62    19.59    20.35    18.06      ---      ---
        MIN       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.38    15.38    18.27    14.92      ---      ---

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