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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 June 25, 2018 - USGS water-resources monitoring will continue with partner funds and USGS Cooperative Matching Funds at the following sites:
  • 06114700 Judith R nr mouth nr Winifred, MT (seasonal streamflow)
  • 12324200 Clark Fork at Deer Lodge, MT (annual streamflow)
  • 12324680 Clark Fork at Gold Creek, MT (annual streamflow)
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)
  • 06040000 Madison R nr Cameron, MT (seasonal streamflow and 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 06090800 Missouri River at Fort Benton MT


Chouteau County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10030102
Latitude  47°49'00.88", Longitude 110°39'58.11" NAD83
Drainage area 24,297  square miles
Gage datum 2,614.05 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 127 - 128 years of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1890-10-01 -> 2018-09-30)

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 4,750 5,160 5,580 6,930 9,810 17,300 14,000 5,680 4,700 5,020 5,410 5,390
2 4,780 5,110 5,600 6,960 9,910 17,500 13,700 5,580 4,740 5,060 5,440 5,390
3 4,830 5,210 5,600 6,920 10,000 17,700 13,200 5,540 4,760 5,050 5,480 5,370
4 4,870 5,270 5,590 6,860 10,200 18,100 12,700 5,420 4,750 5,080 5,510 5,430
5 4,900 5,280 5,680 6,880 10,300 18,400 12,400 5,390 4,700 5,120 5,520 5,370
6 4,980 5,290 5,730 6,830 10,500 18,800 12,000 5,390 4,750 5,150 5,480 5,230
7 4,990 5,240 5,690 6,790 10,700 18,700 11,800 5,360 4,720 5,180 5,530 5,270
8 5,100 5,210 5,750 6,930 11,000 18,700 11,400 5,300 4,770 5,160 5,490 5,320
9 5,110 5,260 5,860 7,100 11,300 18,900 11,000 5,310 4,820 5,180 5,510 5,260
10 5,090 5,280 5,940 7,210 11,700 19,000 10,600 5,230 4,840 5,160 5,540 5,190
11 5,050 5,350 6,080 7,230 11,900 19,000 10,100 5,160 4,810 5,180 5,450 5,220
12 5,100 5,350 6,140 7,370 12,100 19,200 9,780 5,140 4,890 5,170 5,470 5,230
13 5,110 5,420 6,130 7,470 12,400 19,300 9,560 5,140 4,910 5,220 5,450 5,340
14 5,120 5,430 6,180 7,590 12,500 19,100 9,230 5,130 4,830 5,210 5,430 5,240
15 5,070 5,370 6,240 7,720 12,800 19,200 8,880 5,080 4,880 5,310 5,450 5,180
16 5,040 5,420 6,210 8,010 13,100 18,900 8,450 5,050 4,900 5,300 5,470 5,160
17 5,050 5,460 6,320 8,110 13,400 18,700 8,120 4,980 4,890 5,340 5,470 5,170
18 5,070 5,430 6,320 8,130 13,800 18,700 7,870 5,030 4,890 5,370 5,440 5,150
19 5,140 5,410 6,370 8,220 14,000 18,500 7,520 4,940 4,950 5,350 5,450 5,090
20 5,140 5,410 6,420 8,400 14,200 18,300 7,330 4,920 4,980 5,300 5,400 5,050
21 5,140 5,450 6,410 8,560 14,500 18,100 7,100 4,930 4,940 5,280 5,320 5,030
22 5,140 5,430 6,380 8,620 14,900 17,700 6,940 4,920 4,930 5,290 5,390 5,140
23 5,200 5,460 6,420 8,740 15,300 17,300 6,620 4,980 4,960 5,390 5,350 5,140
24 5,190 5,430 6,430 8,920 15,500 16,900 6,460 4,940 4,960 5,440 5,340 5,110
25 5,210 5,350 6,500 9,040 15,700 16,500 6,250 4,830 4,930 5,450 5,380 5,020
26 5,160 5,390 6,580 9,160 16,000 16,000 6,130 4,800 4,970 5,400 5,380 5,020
27 5,170 5,430 6,570 9,390 16,300 15,500 6,010 4,850 5,030 5,450 5,390 5,020
28 5,150 5,450 6,620 9,480 16,500 15,000 5,910 4,820 5,030 5,460 5,380 5,070
29 5,200 5,600 6,770 9,530 16,600 14,700 5,900 4,760 5,010 5,410 5,440 5,040
30 5,260   6,900 9,620 16,900 14,400 5,850 4,720 5,060 5,430 5,400 4,990
31 5,190   6,880   17,200   5,760 4,710   5,400   5,000