Gallatin River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Gallatin River Levels

September 27 2023

2,493 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-48.0 cfs (-3.68%) since yesterday
145.58% of Normal 2 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Gallatin River was last observed at 1,257 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 2,493 acre-ft of water today; about 146% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 863 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2022-06-14 when daily discharge volume was observed at 16,110 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Gallatin River At Logan Mt reporting a streamflow rate of 732 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Gallatin River, with a gauge stage of 4.77 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Gallatin River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 5,189 ft, the Gallatin River Near Gallatin Gateway Mt.

Last Updated 2023-09-27
Streamflow 1,257.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 145.58%
Maximum 16,110.0 cfs

About the gallatin river

The Gallatin River is a 120-mile-long tributary of the Missouri River located in the U.S. states of Wyoming and Montana. It was named after Albert Gallatin, a former U.S. Treasury Secretary. The river flows through rugged mountain terrain and is a popular destination for fly fishing, rafting, and kayaking. The river's hydrology is influenced by several reservoirs, including the Hebgen Lake Dam and the Ennis Dam, which regulate water flow and provide hydroelectric power. The Gallatin River has also played a significant role in the region's agricultural development, providing irrigation water for crops such as hay and grain. In recent years, concerns have been raised about the impact of recreational use on the river's ecosystem, prompting efforts to protect and conserve its natural resources.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Gallatin River Near Gallatin Gateway Mt
USGS 06043500
525 cfs 1.68 ft -3.49
Gallatin River At Logan Mt
USGS 06052500
732 cfs 4.77 ft -3.81

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Gallatin River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Gallatin River Year Over Year Discharge

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