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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 06026420 Big Hole R bl Hamilton Ditch nr Twin Bridges, MT


Madison County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10020004
Latitude  45°33'00.08", Longitude 112°21'38.43" NAD83
Drainage area 2,790.7  square miles
Gage datum 4,630 feet above NAVD88
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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 1 - 12 years of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 2006-10-01 -> 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       1,020 1,880 4,300 2,350 356 158 286 490  
2       1,400 1,780 4,340 2,160 343 159 302 499  
3       1,250 1,740 4,380 2,010 328 159 309 496  
4       1,070 1,750 4,380 1,910 314 156 319 511  
5       1,000 1,830 4,340 1,820 302 153 329    
6       995 1,980 4,490 1,700 294 160 372    
7       983 2,170 4,570 1,560 289 164 379    
8       933 2,410 4,740 1,460 291 164 380    
9       927 2,530 4,690 1,370 295 161 384    
10       1,050 2,660 4,490 1,270 284 172 387    
11       1,310 2,750 4,330 1,210 270 182 380    
12       1,500 2,770 4,100 1,150 254 178 379    
13       1,560 2,830 3,910 1,130 235 171 391    
14       1,410 2,930 3,850 1,120 225 166 406    
15       1,260 2,950 3,770 1,130 219 168 407    
16       1,160 3,060 3,840 1,070 215 175 411    
17       1,150 3,270 4,050 1,010 210 183 419    
18       1,320 3,490 4,040 932 199 191 429    
19       1,500 3,600 4,040 835 188 195 439    
20       1,480 3,720 3,790 740 179 195 443    
21       1,450 3,800 3,590 677 173 199 445    
22       1,530 3,800 3,430 624 173 204 438    
23       1,680 3,950 3,350 594 176 210 441    
24       1,750 4,140 3,340 562 185 219 445    
25       1,800 4,510 3,210 522 186 232 451    
26       1,950 4,690 3,050 489 177 244 460    
27       2,170 4,710 2,910 460 169 250 462    
28       2,260 4,680 2,740 443 163 249 464    
29       2,270 4,670 2,650 424 161 248 458    
30       2,180 4,600 2,580 398 158 264 459    
31         4,410   374 161   487