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USGS Surface-Water 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 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 water year of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1890-10-01 -> 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 4,760 5,170 5,590 6,940 9,860 17,400 14,100 5,680 4,700 5,030 5,400 5,400
2 4,790 5,120 5,610 6,970 9,960 17,500 13,700 5,590 4,740 5,060 5,440 5,400
3 4,840 5,220 5,610 6,940 10,100 17,800 13,300 5,540 4,770 5,050 5,470 5,370
4 4,880 5,280 5,600 6,880 10,200 18,100 12,700 5,430 4,760 5,090 5,500 5,440
5 4,910 5,280 5,690 6,890 10,400 18,500 12,400 5,390 4,710 5,130 5,510 5,380
6 4,990 5,290 5,730 6,840 10,500 18,800 12,100 5,390 4,760 5,150 5,470 5,240
7 5,000 5,230 5,700 6,810 10,700 18,700 11,800 5,370 4,730 5,180 5,530 5,270
8 5,110 5,210 5,760 6,950 11,000 18,800 11,400 5,300 4,780 5,160 5,480 5,320
9 5,120 5,270 5,870 7,110 11,400 18,900 11,000 5,310 4,830 5,180 5,510 5,260
10 5,100 5,290 5,950 7,220 11,700 19,000 10,600 5,230 4,850 5,160 5,540 5,200
11 5,060 5,350 6,100 7,250 12,000 19,000 10,100 5,160 4,810 5,190 5,440 5,220
12 5,110 5,350 6,160 7,380 12,200 19,200 9,780 5,140 4,890 5,180 5,470 5,230
13 5,110 5,420 6,150 7,490 12,500 19,200 9,560 5,140 4,920 5,220 5,450 5,340
14 5,120 5,440 6,200 7,610 12,600 19,100 9,220 5,130 4,840 5,220 5,430 5,240
15 5,070 5,380 6,250 7,750 12,900 19,100 8,870 5,080 4,880 5,310 5,440 5,190
16 5,040 5,430 6,230 8,030 13,100 18,800 8,450 5,050 4,910 5,300 5,470 5,160
17 5,060 5,470 6,360 8,140 13,500 18,700 8,120 4,990 4,890 5,340 5,470 5,170
18 5,080 5,450 6,360 8,150 13,900 18,700 7,860 5,030 4,900 5,370 5,440 5,150
19 5,150 5,420 6,400 8,240 14,100 18,500 7,520 4,940 4,960 5,350 5,450 5,090
20 5,150 5,420 6,450 8,420 14,300 18,400 7,330 4,930 4,990 5,300 5,400 5,060
21 5,140 5,450 6,430 8,590 14,500 18,200 7,100 4,940 4,950 5,280 5,330 5,030
22 5,150 5,440 6,410 8,640 14,900 17,900 6,940 4,920 4,940 5,290 5,390 5,140
23 5,210 5,470 6,450 8,770 15,400 17,400 6,620 4,980 4,970 5,390 5,350 5,140
24 5,190 5,430 6,460 8,950 15,600 17,000 6,460 4,940 4,960 5,430 5,340 5,110
25 5,210 5,360 6,520 9,070 15,800 16,600 6,240 4,830 4,930 5,440 5,380 5,020
26 5,170 5,400 6,600 9,190 16,000 16,000 6,140 4,810 4,980 5,390 5,380 5,010
27 5,170 5,440 6,590 9,420 16,400 15,600 6,020 4,860 5,030 5,450 5,390 5,010
28 5,160 5,460 6,630 9,500 16,600 15,100 5,910 4,830 5,040 5,450 5,390 5,070
29 5,200 5,600 6,780 9,560 16,700 14,700 5,910 4,760 5,010 5,410 5,440 5,040
30 5,270   6,920 9,660 17,000 14,400 5,850 4,730 5,070 5,420 5,400 5,000
31 5,200   6,900   17,300   5,760 4,710   5,390   5,010