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USGS Daily Statistics for Iowa

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


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USGS 05457700 Cedar River at Charles City, IA


Floyd County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07080201
Latitude  43°03'44.0", Longitude  92°40'25.3" NAD27
Drainage area 1,054  square miles
Gage datum 973.02 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 1964-10-01 -> 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
1 384 274 660 2,380 1,300 1,310 1,250 631 558 864 591 463
2 374 271 918 2,190 1,360 1,150 1,070 630 494 847 579 464
3 352 272 910 1,840 1,510 1,030 1,030 586 459 867 600 412
4 335 280 877 1,830 1,550 956 883 640 433 834 597 407
5 323 277 919 1,930 1,430 943 830 577 501 851 559 398
6 314 278 886 1,960 1,510 968 1,010 537 573 881 541 416
7 303 305 988 1,860 1,510 967 1,100 514 554 801 553 411
8 301 321 965 1,960 1,390 1,430 1,060 517 517 782 546 405
9 289 376 892 1,840 1,310 1,910 876 598 523 832 527 386
10 279 416 948 1,530 1,310 1,620 883 792 551 868 523 373
11 286 405 1,030 1,500 1,270 1,440 894 715 512 854 557 367
12 288 389 1,300 1,760 1,270 1,380 918 569 464 895 574 378
13 284 356 1,350 1,730 1,270 1,650 860 535 523 907 558 413
14 275 364 1,350 1,690 1,310 1,540 906 517 634 780 546 462
15 266 392 1,530 1,750 1,270 1,400 838 510 629 667 537 491
16 265 389 1,650 1,680 1,220 1,320 961 834 844 624 529 490
17 273 388 1,660 1,670 1,190 1,390 977 907 915 601 534 452
18 296 409 1,620 1,500 1,220 1,570 1,090 670 799 591 538 417
19 332 451 1,690 1,360 1,350 1,620 1,050 717 689 595 547 391
20 334 501 1,700 1,490 1,490 1,740 852 799 855 603 554 384
21 325 597 1,660 1,630 1,390 1,560 810 703 972 627 569 374
22 330 639 1,600 1,550 1,390 1,400 801 684 1,210 657 629 362
23 344 634 1,600 1,440 1,370 1,560 812 710 1,280 680 620 352
24 342 598 1,680 1,350 1,200 1,620 881 699 1,240 670 560 349
25 323 539 1,590 1,360 1,120 1,430 836 792 1,150 633 514 353
26 306 484 1,450 1,250 1,080 1,430 754 722 1,050 613 505 356
27 293 462 1,380 1,210 1,150 1,410 717 666 920 660 488 375
28 284 535 1,420 1,330 1,230 1,390 764 628 862 665 477 453
29 282 1,000 1,490 1,470 1,280 1,300 838 623 959 612 469 434
30 276   1,740 1,350 1,390 1,360 875 562 977 611 466 417
31 270   2,150   1,460   703 570   613   400