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StreamStats Data-Collection Station Report


USGS Station Number 13116500
Station Name MEDICINE LODGE CREEK NR SMALL ID
 
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Descriptive Information

Station Type Streamgage, continuous record
Location
Gage
Regulation and Diversions
Regulated? Unknown
Period of Record
Remarks
Latitude (degrees NAD83) 44.25888889
Longitude (degrees NAD83) -112.41
Hydrologic unit code 17040215
County 033-Clark
HCDN2009 No

       
Physical Characteristics

Characteristic Name Value Units Citation Number

Descriptive Information
State_Code 16 dimensionless 30
High_Flow_Region_Code 6_8 dimensionless 303
High_Flow_Regression_Equation Yes Yes or No 303
Datum_of_Latitude_Longitude NAD83 dimensionless 30
District_Code 16 dimensionless 30
Begin_date_of_record 4/19/1921 days 41
End_date_of_record 9/30/2003 days 41
Number_of_days_of_record 10707 days 41
Number_of_days_GT_0 10707 days 41
Precipitation Statistics
24_Hour_2_Year_Precipitation 1.5000 inches 31
Mean_Annual_Precipitation 22.000 inches 31
Mean_Annual_Precip_PRISM_1981_2010 21.3 inches 303
Temperature Statistics
Mean_Min_January_Temperature 3.0000 degrees F 31
Topographical Characteristics
Mean_Basin_Elevation 7340.00 feet 31
Land Cover Characteristics
Percent_Forest 18.000 percent 31
Percent_Storage 0.0000 percent 31
Stream Channel Properties
Main_Channel_Length 30.500 miles 31
Stream_Slope_10_and_85_Method 69.900 feet per mi 31
Basin Dimensional Characteristics
Contributing_Drainage_Area 270.000 square miles 31
Drainage_Area 261 square miles 303

 
Streamflow Statistics



Statistic Name


Value


Units

Citation Number


Preferred?
Years of Record Standard Error, percent
Variance log-10
Lower 95% Confidence Interval Upper 95% Confidence Interval
Start Date

End Date


Remarks

Peak-Flow Statistics
Mean_Annual_Flood 101.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
2_Year_Peak_Flood 137 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
5_Year_Peak_Flood 213 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
10_Year_Peak_Flood 271 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
25_Year_Peak_Flood 351 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
50_Year_Peak_Flood 417 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
100_Year_Peak_Flood 488 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
200_Year_Peak_Flood 563 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
500_Year_Peak_Flood 672 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
Systematic_peak_years 40 years 303 N
1_5_Year_Peak_Flood 110 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
2_33_Year_Peak_Flood 150 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
1_25_Year_Peak_Flood 89.2 cubic feet per second 303 Y 40 10/1/1920 9/30/2013
Period_of_record_of_historic_peaks 40 years 303 N
Flow-Duration Statistics
1_Percent_Duration 213 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
2_Percent_Duration 157 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
3_Percent_Duration 131 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
5_Percent_Duration 104 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
10_Percent_Duration 85 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
15_Percent_Duration 74 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
20_Percent_Duration 68 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
25_Percent_Duration 63 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
30_Percent_Duration 59 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
35_Percent_Duration 55 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
40_Percent_Duration 52 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
45_Percent_Duration 50 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
50_Percent_Duration 48 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
55_Percent_Duration 46 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
60_Percent_Duration 44 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
65_Percent_Duration 41 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
70_Percent_Duration 39 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
75_Percent_Duration 36 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
80_Percent_Duration 33 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
85_Percent_Duration 30 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
90_Percent_Duration 27 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
95_Percent_Duration 24 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
97_Percent_Duration 22 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
98_Percent_Duration 20 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
99_Percent_Duration 19 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Annual Flow Statistics
Mean_Annual_Flow 55 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Stand_Dev_of_Mean_Annual_Flow 19 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Maximum_Annual_Mean_Flow 109 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Minimum_Annual_Mean_Flow 25 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
General Flow Statistics
Minimum_daily_flow 4 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Maximum_daily_flow 470 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Std_Dev_of_daily_flows 36 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Average_daily_streamflow 60.69 cubic feet per second 41 Y 30
Harmonic_Mean_Streamflow 44 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Mean_of_Logs_of_Daily_Values 1.687115 Log base 10 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Std_Dev_of_Logs_of_Daily_Values 0.204281 Log base 10 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Skew_of_Logs_of_Daily_Values 0.613944 Log base 10 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Non_Zero_Adjusted_Harmonic_Mean_Flow 44 cubic feet per second 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015
Base Flow Statistics
Number_of_years_to_compute_BFI 29 years 42 Y 30
Average_BFI_value 0.902 dimensionless 42 Y 30
Std_dev_of_annual_BFI_values 0.032 dimensionless 42 Y 30
Probabillity Statistics
Probability_flow_durations_are_zero 0 dimensionless 325 Y 39 10/1/1921 9/30/2015

   
Citations

Citation Number Citation Name and URL

31 Imported from Basin Characteristics file
41 Wolock, D.M., 2003, Flow characteristics at U.S. Geological Survey streamgages in the conterminous United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-146, digital data set
42 Wolock, D.M., 2003, Base-flow index grid for the conterminous United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-263, digital data set
303 Wood, M.S., Fosness, R.L., Skinner, K.D., and Veilleux, A.G., 2016, Estimating peak-flow frequency statistics for selected gaged and ungaged sites in naturally flowing streams and rivers in Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 20165083, 56 p.
325 Granato G.E., Ries, K.G., III, and Steeves, P.A., 2017, Compilation of streamflow statistics calculated from daily mean streamflow data collected during water years 19012015 for selected U.S. Geological Survey streamgages: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017-1108, 17 p.