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USGS Daily Statistics for Montana

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Questions or concerns about USGS streamflow data in Montana and Wyoming can be directed to Kirk Miller (kmiller@usgs.gov; 307-775-9168).

Updated September 21, 2018 - USGS water-resources monitoring will continue with partner funds and USGS Cooperative Matching Funds at the following site: USGS water-resources monitoring will be discontinued at the following sites effective October 1, 2018:
  • 06024540 Big Hole R bel Mudd Cr nr Wisdom, MT (seasonal water temperature)
  • 06308400 Pumpkin Cr nr Miles City, MT (annual streamflow, water temperature, and sampling)
USGS monitoring activities at these sites were funded by partner agencies. Lack of partner funding for these sites resulted in discontinuation of all streamgaging activities.

The statistics generated from this site are based on approved daily-mean data and may not match those published by the USGS in official publications. The user is responsible for assessment and use of statistics from this site. For more details on why the statistics may not match, click here.

USGS 06020600 Ruby River below reservoir near Alder, MT


Madison County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10020003
Latitude  45°14'30.73", Longitude 112°06'40.46" NAD83
Drainage area 595  square miles
Gage datum 5,286.6 feet above NGVD29
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00060, Discharge, cubic feet per second,
Day of
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Mean of daily mean values for each day for 55 - 56 years of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1962-10-01 -> 2019-09-30)

Calculation period restricted by USGS staff due to special conditions at/near site
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1 52 46 43 65 162 601 415 356 299 156 76 60
2 52 45 44 66 175 599 404 358 293 147 76 58
3 52 45 45 66 185 596 389 361 283 145 74 57
4 51 45 45 67 197 602 372 362 276 142 73 57
5 51 46 45 67 212 617 360 363 276 140 71 57
6 51 45 47 68 231 627 352 366 277 136 71 58
7 51 45 48 69 258 625 349 366 276 132 71 58
8 51 45 49 69 286 623 348 359 275 129 72 57
9 51 45 51 69 305 617 345 356 272 127 73 57
10 51 44 52 70 318 603 340 357 270 120 71 56
11 50 44 52 72 323 587 336 355 265 116 71 55
12 50 44 52 72 324 575 330 352 258 114 71 55
13 49 44 52 73 339 567 328 349 251 113 68 54
14 49 43 52 74 366 572 330 350 243 109 66 54
15 49 43 52 76 402 572 331 352 240 105 70 53
16 49 43 52 82 438 569 328 351 238 103 71 53
17 49 43 52 85 467 573 326 348 235 101 71 53
18 48 43 54 87 481 560 330 343 229 98 70 54
19 49 43 54 90 499 543 328 342 228 97 69 54
20 49 44 56 92 524 534 332 336 225 96 68 54
21 48 44 57 95 558 527 332 328 222 94 69 53
22 48 43 57 100 573 520 336 326 217 88 68 53
23 47 43 58 107 575 513 339 324 211 85 67 53
24 47 43 59 115 578 507 342 325 204 84 67 53
25 48 43 60 120 600 502 343 332 199 83 67 53
26 47 43 60 126 618 495 345 329 196 82 67 52
27 47 43 62 133 620 483 346 322 192 80 66 52
28 46 44 63 139 613 473 349 318 188 78 66 52
29 46 43 63 146 612 459 353 317 186 77 65 52
30 46   63 154 608 440 353 310 178 77 61 52
31 46   63   605   355 303   76   52