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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06037500 MADISON RIVER NEAR WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT
LOCATION - Lat 44°39'25.46", long 111°04'04.67" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.36, T.13 S., R.5 E., Gallatin County, MT, Hydrologic Unit 10020007, Yellowstone National Park, on left bank 0.7 mi downstream from Montana-Wyoming stateline, 1.5 mi east of West Yellowstone, 16.4 mi downstream from Gibbon River, and at river mile 132.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 435 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MT-2013: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1913 to December 1917, July 1918 to October 1921, June 1922 to September 1973, August 1983 to September 1986, October 1988 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in Water Supply Paper 1309.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 6,650 ft, referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Oct. 20, 1918, nonrecording gage, and Oct. 20, 1918 to June 29, 1930, nonrecording gage or water-stage recorder at sites 2.5 mi upstream at different elevations. Supplementary nonrecording gage at site 0.3 mi downstream at different elevation used at time during 1927-30.
REMARKS -
10-11-2019 to 11-13-2019: records are good, except estimated records are poor. 
12-15-2017 to 10-10-2018: records are good, except estimated records are fair.
11-01-2016 to 12-14-2017: records are good, except estimated records are poor.
10-07-2015 to 10-31-2016: records are good, except estimated records are fair. 
11-18-2014 to 10-06-2015: records are good, except estimated records are fair. 
10-01-2013 to 11-17-2014: records are good, except estimated records are fair. 

No regulation or diversions occur upstream from station. 
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
June 2014 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June 18, 2014 to October 11, 2018.
WATER TEMPERATURE: June 18, 2014 to current year.
REMARKS -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: 
11-01-2017 to 10-10-2018: records are good.
11-01-2016 to 10-31-2017: records are good.
11-20-2015 to 10-31-2016: records are good except for for Jan. 5 to Feb. 17, Apr. 5-27, are poor.
10-01-2014 to 11-19-2015: records are excellent except for Oct. 8, 9, Oct. 16 to Nov. 1, Nov. 24 to Dec. 8, Jan. 15 to Feb. 1, Mar. 3-16, Apr. 5-15, and Apr. 27 to May 22, are good; Nov 2-13, Dec. 9-18, Feb. 2-14, Mar. 17-27, and May 23 to June 5, are fair; and Nov. 14-17, Dec. 19 to Jan. 7, and Feb. 15 to Feb. 25, are poor.
06-18-2014 to 09-30-2014: records are excellent except July 7-31, Aug. 15 to Sept. 3, are good.

WATER TEMPERATURE:
10-11-2018 to 10-03-2019: records are fair.
11-01-2017 to 10-10-2018: records are good.
11-01-2016 to 10-31-2017: records are good.
11-20-2015 to 10-31-2016: records are good, except Jan. 5 to Feb.17, are fair.
10-01-2014 to 11-19-2015: records are excellent except for Feb. 17-25, June 26 to July 8, and Aug. 28-27, are good.
06-18-2014 to 09-30-2014: records are excellent.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTIVITY: Maximum recorded, 622 µS/cm, June 1, 2017; minimum recorded, 160 µS/cm, 
May 15, 2017.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 25.7 °C, June 28, 2016; minimum recorded -0.1°C, many days during winter months most years.