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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 18, 2020 - USGS water-resources monitoring activities were restored effective August 17, 2020 at the following site:
  • 06088500 Muddy Creek near Vaughn, Montana (POR: 82 years)

Updated June 11, 2020 - USGS water-resources monitoring activities will be restored at the following sites:
  • 12323600 Silver Bow Creek at Opportunity, Montana (POR: 31 years)
  • 12323750 Silver Bow Creek at Warm Springs, Montana (POR: 35 years)


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 06025500 Big Hole River near Melrose MT


Madison County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10020004
Latitude  45°31'35.69", Longitude 112°42'06.21" NAD83
Drainage area 2,472  square miles
Gage datum 5,032.87 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 water year of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1923-10-01 -> 2020-09-30)

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
1 356 349 370 782 2,120 4,490 2,290 651 336 433 526 432
2 357 355 368 818 2,120 4,500 2,170 628 333 436 523 441
3 359 351 369 817 2,140 4,510 2,060 611 330 442 527 439
4 358 350 373 852 2,210 4,600 1,970 592 326 448 535 433
5 356 352 372 899 2,280 4,610 1,890 570 324 451 531 414
6 351 356 378 948 2,340 4,670 1,780 550 325 456 531 404
7 352 361 384 1,010 2,420 4,710 1,690 529 326 458 529 399
8 359 368 391 1,080 2,540 4,720 1,620 508 329 461 532 388
9 359 370 396 1,160 2,660 4,690 1,570 487 339 463 532 389
10 357 370 403 1,230 2,720 4,590 1,510 471 341 467 524 394
11 355 370 413 1,300 2,770 4,470 1,460 459 340 470 516 399
12 355 368 426 1,360 2,800 4,310 1,420 450 343 476 506 399
13 355 361 435 1,400 2,860 4,230 1,360 438 345 480 504 393
14 357 360 447 1,460 2,960 4,130 1,290 429 345 488 503 391
15 356 361 457 1,520 3,050 4,020 1,220 422 344 496 502 390
16 353 362 487 1,570 3,190 3,940 1,150 414 347 501 492 385
17 350 362 510 1,610 3,330 3,920 1,090 403 352 502 496 381
18 349 364 516 1,710 3,470 3,870 1,050 391 359 505 497 371
19 349 362 522 1,740 3,550 3,780 1,000 382 369 503 484 367
20 347 364 536 1,790 3,680 3,610 973 373 382 505 470 369
21 344 365 549 1,840 3,810 3,510 935 368 389 512 464 373
22 344 366 554 1,860 3,910 3,400 903 370 393 520 447 373
23 347 365 567 1,930 3,960 3,280 863 371 395 526 438 381
24 347 364 571 1,990 4,010 3,130 819 379 397 528 445 377
25 347 366 575 2,040 4,090 2,980 780 375 397 527 462 374
26 348 372 586 2,040 4,180 2,840 752 368 400 532 460 370
27 346 372 602 2,010 4,290 2,730 730 360 402 534 445 377
28 344 370 654 2,000 4,320 2,630 707 351 407 529 440 372
29 342 369 697 2,030 4,410 2,510 687 345 417 524 439 362
30 344   712 2,060 4,470 2,420 671 339 422 520 429 362
31 348   735   4,490   668 337   523   359