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NOTE: Station Numbers for Iowa precipitation gages have changed (see list).

USGS 05476750 Des Moines River at Humboldt, IA

  Stream Site

Latitude 42°43'10",   Longitude 94°13'13"   NAD27
Humboldt County, Iowa, Hydrologic Unit 07100002
Drainage area: 2,256 square miles
Datum of gage: 1,053.54 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2016-05-28  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1964-10-01  2016-05-27  18867 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1964-10-01  2016-05-02 18842 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1964-10  2016-05  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1965  2016  
 Peak streamflow 1940-04-01  2015-08-21  76 
 Field measurements 1940-03-07  2016-05-09  865 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1968-10-03  2007-04-02  176 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2015  10 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1990-10-01  2007-09-30  315085 
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