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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 September 18, 2020 - USGS water-resources monitoring activities were restored effective August 17, 2020 at the following site:
  • 06088500 Muddy Creek near Vaughn, Montana (POR: 82 years)

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)


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 06131200 Nelson Creek near Van Norman MT


Mccone County, Montana
Hydrologic Unit Code 10040104
Latitude  47°32'11.74", Longitude 106°09'12.43" NAD83
Drainage area 110  square miles
Gage datum 2,300 feet above NAVD88
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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 1975-10-01 -> 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 0. 0.52 0.41 2.4 0.8 6.4 0.41 0.78 0.03 0.17 0.05 0.02
2 0. 0.38 0.28 2.2 1.2 1.9 3.6 1.5 0.02 0.1 0.05 0.01
3 0. 0.25 0.24 1.8 0.51 1.4 0.91 1.9 0.01 1.1 0.05 0.01
4 0. 0.13 0.32 1.4 0.49 0.92 18 2.5 0.01 1.8 0.05 0.02
5 0. 0.08 0.77 1.3 0.4 0.97 1.3 0.52 0.01 0.42 0.05 0.05
6 0.02 0.2 2.7 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.78 0.14 0.01 0.19 0.04 0.04
7 0.05 0.37 1.7 1.8 1.2 0.74 0.25 4.3 0.08 0.1 0.04 0.04
8 0.06 0.53 1.8 4 1.2 2.4 0.13 0.89 0.33 0.07 0.04 0.03
9 1.1 0.65 2.7 3.2 0.71 6.9 18 0.83 0.85 0.07 0.04 0.02
10 0.76 0.38 4.2 13 8.8 1.4 2.1 0.21 0.12 0.12 0.03 0.02
11 0.57 0.45 2.9 5.5 4.4 0.71 1 0.36 0.37 0.08 0.03 0.01
12 0.38 0.56 4.6 2 1.9 1 0.2 1.3 4.4 1.3 0.03 0.01
13 0.22 1.1 6.6 1.5 1.1 1.5 1.4 0.15 0.87 0.29 0.03 0.01
14 0.11 1 9.5 2 0.87 10 0.58 1.3 0.4 0.22 0.03 0.01
15 0.07 0.98 6.7 2 0.63 7.1 0.12 12 0.14 0.19 0.02 0.
16 0.02 1.6 4.9 3 0.39 1.1 0.38 6 0.06 0.1 0.03 0.01
17 0.02 3.9 5.8 5.2 0.96 4.5 1.1 0.46 0.05 0.08 0.03 0.01
18 0.01 3.7 7 3 6.2 13 2.4 0.15 0.04 0.06 0.03 0.01
19 0.01 4.9 11 1.6 7 1.9 0.32 0.24 15 0.05 0.03 0.02
20 0.01 6.8 15 1 1.6 7.4 0.15 0.07 0.31 0.04 0.03 0.02
21 0. 6 22 0.88 6 8.6 0.36 0.03 0.25 0.03 0.03 0.01
22 0. 4.2 41 0.69 6.2 2.9 1.1 0.03 0.29 0.04 0.03 0.
23 0. 2.3 44 0.58 4.4 1.1 0.21 1.1 0.16 0.05 0.03 0.
24 0.04 2.1 18 0.58 2.4 0.53 0.17 6.4 0.22 0.1 0.03 0.
25 0.11 1.3 12 0.74 6.6 2.5 3.3 1.4 0.14 0.08 0.03 0.
26 0.19 0.67 9.3 0.68 2.7 2.1 0.42 0.3 0.1 0.07 0.02 0.
27 0.28 0.87 6.3 0.52 7.2 1.1 0.69 0.09 0.07 0.06 0.02 0.
28 1 1.2 3.5 0.71 2.9 2.5 6.6 0.06 0.05 0.05 0.02 0.
29 0.8 0.72 2.7 0.51 2 3.3 1.5 0.05 0.7 0.05 0.02 0.
30 0.99   3.1 0.62 9.7 0.31 1.1 0.06 0.64 0.05 0.02 0.
31 0.56   3.1   18   0.51 0.12   0.05   0.