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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 06109500 Missouri River at Virgelle MT


Chouteau County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10040101
Latitude  48°00'13.62", Longitude 110°15'31.76" NAD83
Drainage area 34,000  square miles
Contributing drainage area 33,329  square miles
Gage datum 2,507.5 feet above NGVD29
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00060, Discharge, cubic feet per second,
Day of
month
Mean of daily mean values for each day for 83 - 84 years of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1934-10-01 -> 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 5,950 6,280 6,500 7,780 9,910 16,500 14,100 6,580 5,730 5,940 6,160 6,210
2 5,780 6,290 6,490 7,660 10,000 16,700 13,800 6,450 5,710 5,910 6,260 6,250
3 5,830 6,350 6,540 7,770 10,100 17,000 13,500 6,430 5,760 5,920 6,230 6,260
4 5,940 6,420 6,510 7,750 10,200 17,800 12,900 6,400 5,770 5,940 6,240 6,230
5 5,930 6,410 6,620 7,710 10,500 18,100 12,500 6,310 5,700 5,960 6,240 6,240
6 6,010 6,410 6,640 7,660 10,600 18,100 12,300 6,340 5,690 6,000 6,200 6,170
7 6,020 6,380 6,650 7,660 11,000 18,100 12,100 6,260 5,740 5,980 6,200 6,200
8 6,090 6,350 6,660 7,710 11,300 18,200 11,700 6,300 5,700 5,990 6,200 6,190
9 6,160 6,340 6,770 7,800 11,600 18,300 11,300 6,380 5,780 5,960 6,240 6,170
10 6,250 6,380 6,890 7,920 11,900 18,700 10,900 6,260 5,820 5,950 6,270 6,090
11 6,200 6,400 7,030 7,980 12,000 18,700 10,600 6,250 5,740 5,930 6,250 6,130
12 6,220 6,470 7,140 8,020 12,100 18,500 10,300 6,170 5,770 5,960 6,230 6,230
13 6,230 6,440 7,120 8,050 12,400 18,300 10,100 6,230 5,840 5,970 6,220 6,300
14 6,250 6,530 7,060 8,150 12,500 18,300 9,870 6,170 5,840 5,970 6,230 6,280
15 6,280 6,550 7,170 8,200 12,600 18,500 9,500 6,150 5,820 6,030 6,240 6,310
16 6,150 6,600 7,150 8,280 12,700 18,300 9,100 6,100 5,760 6,090 6,180 6,230
17 6,130 6,640 7,260 8,450 12,800 18,100 8,750 6,080 5,780 6,110 6,220 6,230
18 6,210 6,610 7,300 8,630 13,100 17,900 8,430 5,990 5,760 6,080 6,230 6,170
19 6,190 6,560 7,400 8,760 13,400 17,800 8,220 5,990 5,760 6,080 6,190 6,080
20 6,210 6,530 7,550 8,860 13,700 18,000 7,990 5,990 5,770 6,070 6,180 6,070
21 6,220 6,560 7,530 9,060 14,000 17,500 7,880 6,010 5,830 6,010 6,080 5,990
22 6,250 6,510 7,540 9,130 14,300 17,100 7,620 5,890 5,770 5,960 6,070 6,060
23 6,270 6,550 7,600 9,190 14,800 16,500 7,430 5,930 5,780 6,040 6,150 6,130
24 6,280 6,490 7,590 9,360 15,000 16,200 7,240 5,960 5,820 6,170 6,150 6,110
25 6,330 6,450 7,650 9,480 15,200 15,900 7,070 5,880 5,800 6,180 6,180 6,060
26 6,250 6,520 7,690 9,510 15,400 15,600 6,880 5,860 5,830 6,130 6,180 5,930
27 6,250 6,530 7,780 9,650 15,700 15,400 6,810 5,880 5,900 6,180 6,200 6,010
28 6,190 6,540 7,730 9,790 15,800 15,000 6,760 5,900 5,890 6,150 6,200 6,090
29 6,180 6,260 7,780 9,720 15,800 14,600 6,630 5,780 5,880 6,160 6,220 6,100
30 6,270   7,770 9,760 16,000 14,300 6,600 5,730 5,970 6,130 6,210 6,080
31 6,300   7,790   16,200   6,600 5,800   6,160   5,990