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Water-Year Summary for Site 06308400

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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.
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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
LOCATION - Lat 46°13'42.08", long 105°41'26.19" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.35, T.6 S., R.48 E., Custer County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10090102, on right bank 12 ft upstream from bridge on U.S.Highway 312, 7.5 mi upstream from mouth, and 16 mi southeast of Miles City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 696 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1972 to November 1985, May 2004 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 2,474.86 ft, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. May 2004 to April 2013, recording gage at same site but different datum.
10-01-2017 to 09-30-2018: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10-01-2016 to 09-30-2017: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10-01-2015 to 09-30-2016: records are good, except estimated records, which are poor.
10-01-2014 to 09-30-2015: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
10-01-2013 to 09-30-2014: records are fair, except estimated records, which are poor.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1976 to 1985, March 2004 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE (seasonal records): March 27 to September 2018 (discontinued).

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE (seasonal records): May 2004 to July 2004, April 2005 to October 2007 (discontinued).


WATER TEMPERATURE (seasonal records): Maximum daily, 33.6 °C, July 10, 2018; minimum daily 0.0 °C, April 1, 2018.

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE (seasonal records): Maximum daily, 4,650 microsiemens per centimeter (uS/cm) at 25.0 °C, July 17, 2007; minimum daily, 100 uS/cm at 25.0 °C, June 10, 2004.