Stillwater River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Stillwater River Levels

October 4 2023

1,329 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+7.0 cfs (+1.06%) since yesterday
112.95% of Normal 4 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Stillwater River was last observed at 670 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,329 acre-ft of water today; about 113% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 593 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2018-04-04 when daily discharge volume was observed at 21,741 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Stillwater River Near Absarokee Mt reporting a streamflow rate of 670 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Stillwater River Near Sterling with a gauge stage of 5.16 ft. This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Stillwater River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 3,880 ft, the Stillwater River Near Absarokee Mt.

Last Updated 2023-10-04
Streamflow 670.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 112.95%
Maximum 21,741.0 cfs

About the stillwater river

The Stillwater River is located in Montana and is a tributary of the Yellowstone River. The river is approximately 70 miles long and has a rich history dating back to the 1800s when it was used for transportation and irrigation. The river is fed by several small creeks and is known for its crystal-clear water. The river is home to several reservoirs including the Mystic Lake Reservoir and the East Fork Reservoir, which are used for hydroelectric power and irrigation. The river is also a popular destination for recreational activities such as fishing, kayaking, and camping. Additionally, the river is used for agricultural purposes, and many farmers rely on the river to irrigate their crops. Overall, the Stillwater River is a significant resource for the local community and plays a vital role in the economy and environment of the area.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Stillwater River Near Absarokee Mt
USGS 06205000
670 cfs 2.07 ft 1.06
Stillwater River At Pleasant Hill Oh
USGS 03265000
33 cfs 1.07 ft 0
Stillwater River At Englewood Oh
USGS 03266000
24 cfs 2.11 ft -7.42
Stillwater River Near Sterling
USGS 01095220
68 cfs 5.16 ft -22.18

Peak Annual Discharge

Stillwater River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Stillwater River Year Over Year Discharge

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