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Questions or concerns about USGS streamflow data in Wyoming and Montana can be directed to Kirk Miller (kmiller@usgs.gov; 307-775-9168).

UPDATED August 8, 2019: USGS streamflow monitoring will be discontinued at the following site effective October 1, 2019:
  • 09219200 Blacks Fork above Smiths Fork, near Lyman, WY (2018 to present)
USGS monitoring activities at this site are funded by a partner agency. Lack of partner funding for this site will result in discontinuation of all monitoring activities. Questions or concerns can be directed to Kirk Miller (kmiller@usgs.gov; 307-775-9168).

USGS 06287000 Bighorn River near St. Xavier, MT

  Stream Site

Latitude 45°19'00.85",   Longitude 107°55'08.00"   NAD83
Big Horn County, Montana, Hydrologic Unit 10080015
Drainage area: 19,672 square miles
Datum of gage: 3,100.00 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1989-10-03  2019-09-24  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1969-10-01  2019-09-23  11211 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1934-10-01  2019-09-23  31039 
 Daily Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2012-10-01  2018-12-12 2262 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1934-10-01  2019-04-24 30886 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2012-10  2018-12  
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1934-10  2019-04  
 Annual Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2013  2019  
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1935  2019  
 Peak streamflow 1935-06-16  2017-05-26  83 
 Field measurements 1967-06-27  2019-09-19  559 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1966-10-01  2013-09-03  584 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2018  13 
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