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USGS 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 June 11, 2020 - USGS water-resources monitoring activities will be restored at the following sites:
  • 12323600 Silver Bow Creek at Opportunity, Montana (POR: 31 years)
  • 12323750 Silver Bow Creek at Warm Springs, Montana (POR: 35 years)

Updated May 12, 2020 - USGS water-resources monitoring activities were suspended effective June 1, 2020 at the following site:
  • 06088500 Muddy Creek near Vaughn, Montana (POR: 82 years)
USGS monitoring activities at this site was funded by our partner and USGS Cooperative Matching Funds (06088500). Lack of partner funding for this site resulted in suspension of all USGS monitoring activities. Efforts are ongoing to secure funding for future monitoring. Historical data will continue to be available from USGS.

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 06109500 Missouri River at Virgelle MT


Chouteau County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10040101
Latitude  48°00'13.62", Longitude 110°15'31.76" NAD83
Drainage area 34,000  square miles
Contributing drainage area 33,329  square miles
Gage datum 2,507.5 feet above NGVD29
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00060, Discharge, cubic feet per second,
Day of
month
Mean of daily mean values for each day for water year of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1934-10-01 -> 2020-09-30)

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 5,960 6,290 6,500 7,810 9,990 16,800 14,100 6,620 5,750 5,970 6,180 6,210
2 5,800 6,320 6,500 7,690 10,200 17,000 13,900 6,500 5,730 5,940 6,280 6,250
3 5,820 6,380 6,540 7,790 10,300 17,300 13,500 6,480 5,780 5,960 6,240 6,260
4 5,970 6,410 6,510 7,770 10,400 18,000 12,900 6,440 5,800 5,970 6,260 6,250
5 5,980 6,380 6,620 7,730 10,600 18,200 12,500 6,340 5,730 5,980 6,260 6,280
6 6,040 6,360 6,630 7,690 10,800 18,200 12,300 6,380 5,720 6,020 6,220 6,200
7 6,030 6,350 6,650 7,690 11,200 18,200 12,100 6,300 5,760 5,990 6,220 6,210
8 6,110 6,360 6,670 7,750 11,500 18,300 11,700 6,320 5,720 6,000 6,220 6,210
9 6,170 6,350 6,770 7,840 11,800 18,400 11,300 6,400 5,810 5,970 6,260 6,200
10 6,260 6,390 6,890 7,960 12,000 18,700 10,900 6,290 5,840 5,970 6,290 6,100
11 6,210 6,410 7,040 8,040 12,100 18,700 10,600 6,270 5,770 5,950 6,270 6,140
12 6,210 6,470 7,140 8,090 12,300 18,500 10,400 6,200 5,800 5,980 6,260 6,250
13 6,230 6,460 7,120 8,120 12,600 18,300 10,100 6,270 5,870 5,990 6,240 6,310
14 6,220 6,540 7,050 8,210 12,700 18,300 9,900 6,210 5,870 5,990 6,260 6,300
15 6,250 6,560 7,160 8,260 12,800 18,400 9,540 6,180 5,850 6,050 6,260 6,320
16 6,140 6,610 7,140 8,330 12,900 18,200 9,140 6,130 5,790 6,110 6,210 6,250
17 6,120 6,640 7,250 8,500 13,000 18,000 8,790 6,100 5,810 6,130 6,240 6,240
18 6,200 6,620 7,290 8,680 13,300 17,800 8,470 6,010 5,790 6,110 6,250 6,180
19 6,200 6,560 7,390 8,810 13,700 17,800 8,270 6,020 5,790 6,100 6,210 6,090
20 6,230 6,540 7,540 8,910 13,900 18,000 8,040 6,020 5,790 6,090 6,210 6,080
21 6,230 6,560 7,530 9,120 14,200 17,600 7,930 6,040 5,850 6,030 6,110 6,020
22 6,270 6,520 7,540 9,200 14,500 17,300 7,680 5,910 5,790 5,980 6,090 6,080
23 6,290 6,550 7,620 9,280 15,000 16,700 7,490 5,960 5,800 6,050 6,170 6,140
24 6,290 6,500 7,630 9,440 15,100 16,300 7,310 5,980 5,840 6,170 6,170 6,130
25 6,330 6,450 7,720 9,570 15,400 16,000 7,130 5,910 5,830 6,190 6,200 6,070
26 6,260 6,520 7,830 9,610 15,600 15,600 6,930 5,890 5,860 6,150 6,200 5,940
27 6,270 6,530 7,900 9,750 15,900 15,500 6,870 5,900 5,930 6,200 6,220 6,030
28 6,210 6,550 7,840 9,880 16,100 15,100 6,820 5,930 5,930 6,170 6,220 6,100
29 6,210 6,310 7,870 9,810 16,200 14,700 6,680 5,800 5,920 6,180 6,240 6,100
30 6,290   7,810 9,850 16,400 14,400 6,650 5,750 6,010 6,140 6,210 6,090
31 6,300   7,830   16,600   6,650 5,820   6,170   5,990