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USGS Daily Statistics for Iowa

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USGS 05412020 Turkey River above French Hollow Cr at Elkader, IA


Clayton County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07060004
Latitude  42°50'36.6", Longitude  91°24'04.1" NAD27
Drainage area 903  square miles
Gage datum 694.93 feet above NGVD29
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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 2000-10-01 -> 2021-09-30)

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
1 480 337 678 1,520 1,340 1,570 1,680 670 637 769 612 495
2 464 325 665 1,550 1,360 1,450 1,480 623 700 907 582 492
3 466 354 623 1,420 1,400 1,360 1,330 595 835 952 546 485
4 473 488 605 1,360 1,600 1,350 1,180 572 906 997 556 478
5 468 465 741 1,270 1,880 1,390 1,160 586 1,020 907 579 460
6 468 441 753 1,170 1,650 1,380 1,630 605 985 839 589 445
7 494 470 787 1,090 1,470 1,310 1,660 586 890 864 576 424
8 473 360 871 1,010 1,340 1,710 1,360 588 796 901 550 412
9 446 342 955 1,010 1,320 2,180 1,170 585 796 995 528 404
10 419 398 1,390 1,040 1,450 3,530 1,190 544 1,020 1,120 509 396
11 403 445 1,670 1,200 1,460 2,530 1,230 525 1,180 1,070 505 379
12 400 415 1,550 1,270 1,440 1,830 1,290 518 892 912 485 373
13 383 409 1,620 1,260 1,560 1,980 1,140 540 801 772 470 451
14 374 473 2,420 1,280 1,530 1,750 988 545 745 731 459 661
15 356 540 2,290 1,410 1,470 1,610 943 516 675 697 450 592
16 335 477 1,920 1,510 1,350 1,430 856 487 853 658 451 536
17 325 442 1,580 1,410 1,240 1,440 798 472 796 642 442 487
18 312 450 1,430 1,410 1,190 1,490 848 480 693 641 433 447
19 291 485 1,440 1,470 1,280 1,800 919 535 795 634 424 413
20 276 643 1,580 1,550 1,410 2,190 882 733 1,210 620 419 409
21 433 721 1,670 1,550 1,350 1,940 885 774 1,190 620 421 406
22 588 765 1,740 1,530 1,880 1,970 1,130 733 1,460 663 423 407
23 605 727 1,760 1,450 2,570 2,020 1,040 745 1,750 725 437 396
24 498 680 1,520 1,390 2,190 1,920 1,200 943 1,570 755 440 414
25 449 609 1,320 1,960 1,700 1,910 1,180 1,240 1,080 708 438 429
26 413 568 1,290 2,070 1,550 1,700 935 1,790 877 726 432 443
27 385 596 1,290 1,890 1,530 1,620 821 1,080 801 791 452 498
28 366 623 1,450 1,580 1,530 1,730 784 733 765 749 481 629
29 361 736 1,390 1,420 1,680 2,050 741 784 703 678 497 636
30 346   1,340 1,340 2,230 1,890 758 827 648 666 503 547
31 341   1,380   2,040   740 685   626   507