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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 06025500 Big Hole River near Melrose MT


Madison County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10020004
Latitude  45°31'35.69", Longitude 112°42'06.21" NAD83
Drainage area 2,472  square miles
Gage datum 5,032.87 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 1923-10-01 -> 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
1 356 349 370 776 2,120 4,490 2,290 647 334 431 528 430
2 357 355 367 810 2,130 4,490 2,170 623 331 434 524 438
3 359 351 370 810 2,150 4,500 2,050 607 327 440 528 437
4 358 349 373 846 2,210 4,590 1,960 588 323 445 536 431
5 356 351 372 895 2,280 4,600 1,880 566 322 448 532 412
6 351 355 379 948 2,340 4,650 1,770 545 322 453 532 403
7 352 360 384 1,010 2,410 4,700 1,670 525 323 455 530 397
8 358 367 391 1,080 2,540 4,710 1,610 504 326 461 533 388
9 359 369 397 1,160 2,640 4,680 1,560 483 336 462 530 388
10 356 368 403 1,230 2,700 4,580 1,500 467 338 466 522 393
11 354 368 413 1,300 2,750 4,450 1,450 456 338 470 513 398
12 355 366 425 1,360 2,780 4,280 1,410 446 341 475 504 398
13 354 360 434 1,400 2,840 4,190 1,340 434 342 480 502 392
14 357 360 445 1,450 2,940 4,090 1,280 426 342 489 501 390
15 355 362 455 1,510 3,030 3,980 1,210 419 342 497 500 390
16 352 363 484 1,550 3,170 3,910 1,140 411 344 502 491 385
17 350 363 507 1,590 3,310 3,900 1,080 399 349 503 496 381
18 348 364 514 1,690 3,440 3,870 1,040 388 356 506 498 371
19 349 363 519 1,730 3,530 3,790 994 379 366 505 486 368
20 347 364 533 1,770 3,680 3,610 965 370 379 507 472 371
21 344 365 546 1,830 3,830 3,500 927 366 387 513 464 374
22 344 366 551 1,860 3,920 3,380 895 367 390 521 445 373
23 347 365 564 1,930 3,960 3,260 856 368 392 526 436 380
24 347 364 567 1,990 4,010 3,110 813 376 394 528 444 377
25 347 365 572 2,030 4,080 2,960 774 372 394 525 461 374
26 348 372 582 2,040 4,160 2,820 747 365 397 529 458 370
27 347 372 598 2,010 4,270 2,710 725 358 400 533 443 376
28 344 370 650 1,990 4,300 2,610 702 349 405 529 437 371
29 343 369 692 2,020 4,380 2,500 682 343 414 525 435 361
30 344   706 2,050 4,450 2,420 667 337 420 522 426 360
31 348   729   4,470   663 335   525   358