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USGS Daily Statistics for Montana

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Questions or concerns about USGS data and data products in Montana and Wyoming can be directed to the Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center Data Management Section.

UPDATED July 25, 2022: The following stations are part of a short-term project and are scheduled to be discontinued on September 30, 2022 if alternative funding can not be secured.
  • 06192900 Dugout Creek near mouth, near Willsall, MT
  • 12355342 Hallowat Creek above Kletomus Creek, near Olney, MT
  • 12355347 Big Creek below Lookout Creek, near Apgar, MT

Please contact the Wyoming-Montana Science Center for more information.

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 06309000 Yellowstone River at Miles City, MT


Custer County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10100001
Latitude  46°25'14.78", Longitude 105°51'36.12" NAD83
Drainage area 48,287.7  square miles
Contributing drainage area 47,596  square miles
Gage datum 2,333.3 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 water year of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1921-10-01 -> 2022-09-30)

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 5,250 5,520 6,750 8,070 10,500 30,300 31,200 11,000 6,800 7,490 7,550 6,510
2 5,200 5,530 6,820 7,930 10,600 30,700 30,000 10,700 6,720 7,550 7,570 6,450
3 5,200 5,570 6,970 7,960 10,800 31,000 29,500 10,400 6,640 7,680 7,600 6,410
4 5,180 5,630 7,160 8,130 11,100 31,800 29,000 10,100 6,710 7,700 7,590 6,420
5 5,090 5,720 7,130 7,980 11,300 32,500 28,600 9,900 6,670 7,740 7,530 6,400
6 5,070 5,730 7,240 7,800 11,700 33,100 27,700 9,540 6,620 7,880 7,520 6,250
7 5,120 5,750 7,430 7,610 12,100 33,900 26,800 9,280 6,600 7,930 7,490 6,040
8 5,190 5,790 7,450 7,590 12,600 35,400 25,700 8,990 6,690 7,840 7,430 5,890
9 5,250 5,740 7,550 7,670 13,300 36,400 24,900 8,680 6,860 7,790 7,390 5,770
10 5,270 5,690 7,730 7,760 13,800 36,900 24,200 8,360 6,820 7,760 7,360 5,730
11 5,280 5,700 8,040 7,880 14,300 36,900 23,300 8,130 6,770 7,760 7,330 5,750
12 5,340 5,750 8,260 8,000 14,700 36,800 22,600 7,940 6,780 7,710 7,250 5,750
13 5,380 5,940 8,600 8,070 15,200 36,400 21,800 7,860 6,890 7,770 7,150 5,750
14 5,390 6,200 8,760 8,090 15,600 36,100 21,100 7,880 7,000 7,800 7,080 5,740
15 5,410 6,250 8,570 8,030 15,800 36,500 20,400 7,820 7,060 7,800 7,080 5,780
16 5,460 6,370 8,580 7,980 16,300 36,900 19,500 7,710 7,080 7,780 7,100 5,790
17 5,510 6,530 8,330 8,070 17,000 37,000 18,700 7,620 7,050 7,770 7,100 5,710
18 5,560 6,650 8,310 8,170 17,800 38,100 17,900 7,450 7,080 7,770 7,080 5,650
19 5,530 6,690 8,480 8,260 18,900 38,400 17,200 7,250 7,160 7,820 7,020 5,650
20 5,560 6,550 9,080 8,350 20,000 37,700 16,500 7,060 7,310 7,800 6,950 5,640
21 5,550 6,540 9,140 8,470 21,400 36,900 15,800 6,930 7,380 7,750 6,930 5,630
22 5,580 6,500 9,020 8,600 22,600 36,500 15,300 6,980 7,450 7,770 6,890 5,670
23 5,570 6,500 8,860 8,720 23,300 36,300 14,700 7,090 7,520 7,740 6,860 5,700
24 5,610 6,510 8,690 9,060 24,200 36,000 14,100 7,120 7,580 7,800 6,730 5,660
25 5,610 6,520 8,610 9,450 24,700 35,600 13,600 6,980 7,720 7,750 6,660 5,590
26 5,520 6,530 8,770 9,690 24,700 35,300 13,200 6,850 7,730 7,680 6,620 5,590
27 5,460 6,590 8,630 9,910 25,500 34,800 12,900 6,690 7,680 7,660 6,680 5,550
28 5,430 6,610 8,690 10,200 26,400 34,300 12,800 6,670 7,660 7,610 6,730 5,510
29 5,390 6,740 8,520 10,300 27,300 33,600 12,500 6,740 7,720 7,580 6,650 5,360
30 5,440   8,480 10,500 28,700 32,700 11,800 6,800 7,490 7,570 6,600 5,330
31 5,490   8,300   29,400   11,300 6,810   7,560   5,320