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StreamStats Data-Collection Station Report


USGS Station Number 13120500
Station Name BIG LOST RIVER AT HOWELL RANCH NR CHILLY ID
 
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Descriptive Information

Station Type Streamgage, continuous record
Location
Gage
Regulation and Diversions
Regulated? False
Period of Record 1904-14, 20-97
Remarks
Latitude (degrees NAD83) 43.99833333
Longitude (degrees NAD83) -114.02111111
Hydrologic unit code 17040218
County 037-Custer
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
Low_Flow_Region_Code 6 dimensionless 118
High_Flow_Regression_Equation Yes Yes or No 303
Other_Regression_Equation Yes Yes or No 196
Datum_of_Latitude_Longitude NAD83 dimensionless 30
District_Code 16 dimensionless 30
Begin_date_of_record 5/1/1904 days 41
End_date_of_record 9/30/2003 days 41
Number_of_days_of_record 28524 days 41
Number_of_days_GT_0 28524 days 41
Precipitation Statistics
24_Hour_2_Year_Precipitation 1.2000 inches 31
Mean_Annual_Precipitation 27 inches 118
Mean_Annual_Precip_PRISM_1981_2010 26 inches 303
Temperature Statistics
Mean_January_Temperature 8.0000 degrees F 31
Mean_Min_January_Temperature -1.0000 degrees F 31
Mean_July_Temperature 52.000 degrees F 31
Topographical Characteristics
Latitude_of_Basin_Centroid 43.870 decimal degrees 31
Longitude_of_Basin_Centroid 114.000 decimal degrees 31
Mean_Basin_Elevation 8626 feet 39
Relief 5284.1 feet 118
N_Facing_Slopes_gt_30pct_from_30m_DEM 17.9 percent 39
Slopes_gt_30pct_from_30m_DEM 60.8 percent 39
Elevation_in_Thousands 8.626209 thousand feet 00
Pct_South_Facing_Slopes_add_1_ID_ROI 61.80164 percent 00
Mean_Basin_Slope_from_30m_DEM 37.8 percent 118
Slopes_Greater_Than_50_Percent 28.6 percent 118
Geological Characteristics
Percent_Volcanic 42.3 percent 118
Land Cover Characteristics
Percent_Forest 37.9 percent 39
Percent_Lakes_and_Ponds 0.0000 percent 31
Percent_Storage 0.0000 percent 31
Percent_Forest_add_1_ID_ROI_Parm 38.89556 percent 00
Percent_Water_from_NLCD1992 0.233 percent 118
Percent_Developed_from_NLCD92 0.005 percent 118
Percent_Planted_from_NLCD1992 0.03 percent 118
Soil Properties
Soil_Infiltration 4.8000 inches 31
Stream Channel Properties
Main_Channel_Length 36.800 miles 31
Stream_Slope_10_and_85_Method 42.14 feet per mi 196
Basin Dimensional Characteristics
Contributing_Drainage_Area 450.000 square miles 31
Drainage_Area 440.4 square miles 118

 
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 1480.00 cubic feet per second 31 Y
2_Year_Peak_Flood 2160 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
5_Year_Peak_Flood 3000 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
10_Year_Peak_Flood 3510 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
25_Year_Peak_Flood 4130 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
50_Year_Peak_Flood 4560 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
100_Year_Peak_Flood 4960 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
200_Year_Peak_Flood 5360 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
500_Year_Peak_Flood 5850 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
Log_STD_of_Annual_Peaks 0.18589 Log base 10 00 Y
Systematic_peak_years 105 years 303 N
1_5_Year_Peak_Flood 1800 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
2_33_Year_Peak_Flood 2320 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
1_25_Year_Peak_Flood 1500 cubic feet per second 303 Y 105 10/1/1903 9/30/2013
Period_of_record_of_historic_peaks 105 years 303 N
Flood-Volume Statistics
7_Day_2_Year_Maximum 1760.00 cubic feet per second 31 Y
7_Day_10_Year_Maximum 2890.00 cubic feet per second 31 Y
7_Day_25_Year_Maximum 3480.00 cubic feet per second 31 Y
Low-Flow Statistics
1_Day_10_Year_Low_Flow 38.8 cubic feet per second 118 Y 55 Period of record used for computation 190414,19202003
7_Day_2_Year_Low_Flow 60.7 cubic feet per second 118 Y 55 Period of record used for computation 190414,19202003
7_Day_10_Year_Low_Flow 44 cubic feet per second 118 Y 55 Period of record used for computation 190414,19202003
30_Day_5_Year_Low_Flow 53.9 cubic feet per second 118 Y 55 Period of record used for computation 190414,19202003
Years_of_Zero_1_Day_Low_Flows 0 years 118 Y 55 Period of record used for computation 190414,19202003
Years_of_Zero_30_Day_Low_Flows 0 years 118 Y 55 Period of record used for computation 190414,19202003
Years_of_Zero_7_Day_Low_Flows 0 years 118 Y 55 Period of record used for computation 190414,19202003
Flow-Duration Statistics
1_Percent_Duration 2270 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
2_Percent_Duration 1920 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
3_Percent_Duration 1650 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
5_Percent_Duration 1290 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
10_Percent_Duration 836 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
15_Percent_Duration 562 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
20_Percent_Duration 390 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
25_Percent_Duration 274 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
30_Percent_Duration 206 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
35_Percent_Duration 170 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
40_Percent_Duration 146 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
45_Percent_Duration 130 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
50_Percent_Duration 116 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
55_Percent_Duration 106 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
60_Percent_Duration 98 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
65_Percent_Duration 90 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
70_Percent_Duration 85 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
75_Percent_Duration 80 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
80_Percent_Duration 75 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
85_Percent_Duration 70 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
90_Percent_Duration 65 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
95_Percent_Duration 58 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
97_Percent_Duration 54 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
98_Percent_Duration 50 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
99_Percent_Duration 46 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Annual Flow Statistics
Mean_Annual_Flow 304 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Stand_Dev_of_Mean_Annual_Flow 105 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Maximum_Annual_Mean_Flow 538 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Minimum_Annual_Mean_Flow 154 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Monthly Flow Statistics
January_Mean_Flow 75.500 cubic feet per second 31 Y
January_STD 17.300 cubic feet per second 31 Y
February_Mean_Flow 74.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
February_STD 14.400 cubic feet per second 31 Y
March_Mean_Flow 73.100 cubic feet per second 31 Y
March_STD 10.800 cubic feet per second 31 Y
April_Mean_Flow 177.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
April_STD 104.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
May_Mean_Flow 737.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
May_STD 324.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
June_Mean_Flow 1178.00 cubic feet per second 31 Y
June_STD 518.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
July_Mean_Flow 578.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
July_STD 335.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
August_Mean_Flow 211.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
August_STD 110.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
September_Mean_Flow 135.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
September_STD 52.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
October_Mean_Flow 122.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
October_STD 42.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
November_Mean_Flow 103.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
November_STD 27.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
December_Mean_Flow 81.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
December_STD 16.000 cubic feet per second 31 Y
January Flow-Duration Statistics
January_20_Percent_Duration 97.8 cubic feet per second 196 Y
January_50_Percent_Duration 78.9 cubic feet per second 196 Y
January_80_Percent_Duration 64.3 cubic feet per second 196 Y
February Flow-Duration Statistics
February_20_Percent_Duration 89.4 cubic feet per second 196 Y
February_50_Percent_Duration 75.6 cubic feet per second 196 Y
February_80_Percent_Duration 63.4 cubic feet per second 196 Y
March Flow-Duration Statistics
March_20_Percent_Duration 92.8 cubic feet per second 196 Y
March_50_Percent_Duration 76.3 cubic feet per second 196 Y
March_80_Percent_Duration 64.7 cubic feet per second 196 Y
April Flow-Duration Statistics
April_20_Percent_Duration 258 cubic feet per second 196 Y
April_50_Percent_Duration 132 cubic feet per second 196 Y
April_80_Percent_Duration 80.5 cubic feet per second 196 Y
May Flow-Duration Statistics
May_20_Percent_Duration 1140 cubic feet per second 196 Y
May_50_Percent_Duration 628 cubic feet per second 196 Y
May_80_Percent_Duration 329 cubic feet per second 196 Y
June Flow-Duration Statistics
June_20_Percent_Duration 1780 cubic feet per second 196 Y
June_50_Percent_Duration 1130 cubic feet per second 196 Y
June_80_Percent_Duration 629 cubic feet per second 196 Y
July Flow-Duration Statistics
July_20_Percent_Duration 900 cubic feet per second 196 Y
July_50_Percent_Duration 491 cubic feet per second 196 Y
July_80_Percent_Duration 249 cubic feet per second 196 Y
August Flow-Duration Statistics
August_20_Percent_Duration 302 cubic feet per second 196 Y
August_50_Percent_Duration 194 cubic feet per second 196 Y
August_80_Percent_Duration 120 cubic feet per second 196 Y
September Flow-Duration Statistics
September_20_Percent_Duration 186 cubic feet per second 196 Y
September_50_Percent_Duration 136 cubic feet per second 196 Y
September_80_Percent_Duration 93.4 cubic feet per second 196 Y
October Flow-Duration Statistics
October_20_Percent_Duration 160 cubic feet per second 196 Y
October_50_Percent_Duration 123 cubic feet per second 196 Y
October_80_Percent_Duration 88.1 cubic feet per second 196 Y
November Flow-Duration Statistics
November_20_Percent_Duration 127 cubic feet per second 196 Y
November_50_Percent_Duration 103 cubic feet per second 196 Y
November_80_Percent_Duration 76.9 cubic feet per second 196 Y
December Flow-Duration Statistics
December_20_Percent_Duration 104 cubic feet per second 196 Y
December_50_Percent_Duration 83.3 cubic feet per second 196 Y
December_80_Percent_Duration 65.8 cubic feet per second 196 Y
General Flow Statistics
Minimum_daily_flow 28 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Maximum_daily_flow 4340 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Std_Dev_of_daily_flows 456 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Average_daily_streamflow 346.13 cubic feet per second 41 Y 79
Harmonic_Mean_Streamflow 117 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Mean_of_Logs_of_Daily_Values 2.215932 Log base 10 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Std_Dev_of_Logs_of_Daily_Values 0.42497 Log base 10 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Skew_of_Logs_of_Daily_Values 1.069806 Log base 10 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Non_Zero_Adjusted_Harmonic_Mean_Flow 117 cubic feet per second 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015
Base Flow Statistics
Number_of_years_to_compute_BFI 78 years 42 Y 79
Average_BFI_value 0.726 dimensionless 42 Y 79
Std_dev_of_annual_BFI_values 0.065 dimensionless 42 Y 79
Probabillity Statistics
Probability_flow_durations_are_zero 0 dimensionless 325 Y 68 10/1/1904 9/30/2015

   
Citations

Citation Number Citation Name and URL

00 none
31 Imported from Basin Characteristics file
39 Berenbrock, Charles, 2002, Estimating the Magnitude of Peak Flows at Selected Recurrence Intervals for Streams in Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4170, 59 p.
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
118 Hortness, J.E., 2006, Estimating Low-Flow Frequency Statistics for Unregulated Streams in Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5035, 31 p.
196 Hortness, J.E., and Berenbrock, Charles, 2001, Estimating Monthly and Annual Streamflow Statistics at Ungaged Sites in Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 014093, 36 p.
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.