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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 February 6, 2018 - USGS water-resources monitoring will be discontinued 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)
  • 06114700 Judith R nr mouth nr Winifred, MT (seasonal streamflow)
  • 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. Questions or concerns can be directed to Kirk Miller (kmiller@usgs.gov; 307-775-9168).

USGS streamflow monitoring was reactivated with partner funding at the following sites effective December 24, 2017:
  • 12365700 Stillwater R at Lawrence Park at Kalispell, MT
  • 12366080 Whitefish R nr mouth at Kalispell, MT

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 06126500 Musselshell River near Roundup MT


Musselshell County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10040202
Latitude  46°25'40.79", Longitude 108°34'21.49" NAD83
Drainage area 3,998  square miles
Gage datum 3,188.15 feet above NGVD29
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00060, Discharge, cubic feet per second,
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Mean of daily mean values for each day for 70 - 71 years of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1946-10-01 -> 2017-09-30)

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 55 65 115 154 187 635 423 198 160 82 76 68
2 53 65 115 155 191 604 399 196 153 81 76 65
3 54 65 135 154 203 577 390 191 148 77 76 65
4 59 66 127 154 209 563 396 188 142 76 77 64
5 61 68 124 159 219 564 395 192 140 77 77 64
6 62 69 121 156 233 579 373 190 137 76 75 63
7 61 71 123 150 257 646 351 190 135 76 76 63
8 59 85 135 153 273 808 331 189 134 76 77 62
9 58 85 183 160 285 766 318 183 133 74 77 62
10 56 81 281 163 295 754 305 183 130 73 76 63
11 55 99 249 160 306 761 292 181 127 74 74 64
12 55 106 212 158 324 718 290 181 130 75 73 64
13 56 116 176 160 337 685 281 178 129 75 74 65
14 56 110 179 166 348 722 276 184 128 74 73 66
15 56 97 174 172 339 742 273 185 124 75 70 64
16 59 97 184 171 348 736 267 187 118 77 70 63
17 67 94 189 165 381 734 259 181 115 79 70 63
18 66 92 182 163 429 777 252 179 112 78 70 62
19 64 93 195 160 444 792 258 177 112 76 69 67
20 63 95 228 159 455 747 246 191 111 75 70 65
21 63 97 224 160 469 711 240 183 110 76 67 65
22 64 94 265 155 502 734 246 181 109 75 66 63
23 64 94 267 153 529 728 245 178 109 75 67 61
24 64 93 219 149 538 657 237 186 106 75 69 61
25 65 96 203 150 586 594 226 186 101 74 69 61
26 64 115 202 152 720 567 223 186 95 76 68 61
27 65 122 204 166 717 557 229 178 92 76 66 59
28 65 116 194 181 718 541 225 167 90 74 66 59
29 66 121 178 181 666 510 216 160 87 75 67 58
30 68   167 179 639 477 215 178 84 75 67 57
31 67   156   623   211 165   76   57