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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 06040800 Madison River ab powerplant nr McAllister MT


Madison County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10020007
Latitude  45°29'11.74", Longitude 111°38'01.89" NAD83
Drainage area 2,150.2  square miles
Gage datum 4,690 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 water year of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 2001-10-01 -> 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
1 148 148 186 228 494 1,880 1,090 290 358 209 218 189
2 128 157 203 277 529 1,960 972 292 372 202 209 179
3 117 163 168 295 493 1,930 918 239 334 206 216 172
4 117 164 177 292 532 1,890 958 238 299 210 231 194
5 118 171 188 277 556 1,980 945 226 305 239 267 197
6 130 192 179 270 519 1,970 820 217 298 255 302 186
7 141 199 178 263 576 2,060 754 205 283 230 275 181
8 150 196 165 254 675 2,060 698 180 284 226 276 177
9 151 189 163 262 666 1,930 633 161 289 230 271 179
10 164 184 173 276 640 1,860 650 158 297 219 283 172
11 184 183 189 271 671 1,760 645 154 303 205 336 169
12 173 170 194 262 740 1,590 612 145 298 212 340 177
13 159 161 195 273 777 1,530 577 167 295 228 329 180
14 163 169 201 266 785 1,400 510 189 307 222 321 188
15 166 182 218 291 857 1,310 581 157 335 201 290 204
16 201 199 215 348 960 1,340 574 127 327 199 228 219
17 160 189 195 399 1,010 1,360 549 131 347 194 222 210
18 177 169 180 408 1,050 1,330 514 141 342 200 226 189
19 194 148 176 380 1,200 1,400 453 143 331 201 233 204
20 234 138 170 366 1,310 1,390 500 134 335 242 197 229
21 279 139 157 395 1,450 1,320 541 142 350 266 195 213
22 291 150 152 418 1,460 1,320 536 135 350 268 192 188
23 213 179 159 453 1,470 1,350 493 154 270 240 198 175
24 184 190 174 477 1,540 1,390 427 139 272 244 203 156
25 163 184 154 488 1,610 1,350 413 144 261 274 199 139
26 169 155 159 492 1,610 1,280 366 151 255 257 193 131
27 194 149 172 493 1,600 1,280 413 148 259 213 186 149
28 219 168 177 490 1,610 1,150 422 172 270 205 191 156
29 225 149 172 471 1,590 1,160 389 165 258 210 210 183
30 204   168 485 1,670 1,140 339 187 208 218 198 173
31 170   177   1,710   314 274   219   164