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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 05474000 Skunk River at Augusta, IA


Des Moines County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07080107
Latitude  40°45'13", Longitude  91°16'37.0" NAD27
Drainage area 4,312  square miles
Gage datum 521.24 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 1914-10-01 -> 2022-09-30)

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 1,540 1,320 3,580 4,450 4,300 5,200 4,340 2,050 1,720 1,780 1,680 1,560
2 1,420 1,330 3,310 4,460 4,310 5,270 3,980 1,850 1,610 1,800 1,860 1,690
3 1,330 1,400 3,310 4,240 4,340 5,010 3,720 1,820 1,500 1,810 1,960 1,740
4 1,260 1,460 3,650 3,970 4,660 4,860 3,760 2,000 1,560 1,720 1,960 1,610
5 1,360 1,720 4,090 4,010 4,630 4,630 3,990 2,180 1,500 1,790 1,770 1,520
6 1,560 1,660 4,180 4,080 4,410 4,600 3,980 2,410 1,410 1,760 1,600 1,470
7 1,530 1,760 4,000 3,940 4,290 4,470 3,950 2,280 1,410 1,710 1,530 1,420
8 1,500 1,770 3,870 3,690 4,180 4,390 4,030 2,140 1,470 1,730 1,370 1,430
9 1,550 1,850 3,950 3,700 4,370 4,490 3,790 2,050 1,490 1,660 1,300 1,330
10 1,440 1,840 4,410 3,740 4,450 4,670 3,580 2,020 1,690 1,650 1,310 1,230
11 1,310 1,860 4,880 3,930 4,710 4,570 3,730 1,930 1,740 1,760 1,390 1,230
12 1,240 1,890 5,320 3,860 4,920 4,620 3,640 1,910 1,780 1,720 1,360 1,270
13 1,250 1,900 5,460 3,760 5,070 5,090 3,240 2,010 1,940 1,590 1,350 1,220
14 1,230 2,010 5,330 3,740 5,050 5,080 2,950 2,000 2,040 1,590 1,420 1,260
15 1,190 2,070 5,330 3,810 4,930 5,630 2,810 1,930 2,190 1,690 1,480 1,410
16 1,190 2,090 5,210 3,910 4,730 5,720 2,650 2,030 2,110 1,600 1,470 1,520
17 1,260 2,140 5,160 3,930 4,520 5,660 2,550 2,080 1,840 1,470 1,630 1,490
18 1,340 2,380 5,150 4,010 4,570 5,680 2,470 1,970 1,780 1,630 1,860 1,400
19 1,420 2,550 5,320 4,230 4,560 5,810 2,510 1,790 1,880 1,720 1,890 1,270
20 1,380 2,940 5,360 4,760 4,240 5,720 2,640 1,680 1,810 1,590 1,770 1,200
21 1,390 3,440 5,130 5,180 4,140 5,610 2,660 1,620 1,710 1,390 1,760 1,170
22 1,410 3,580 4,760 5,140 4,100 5,680 2,790 1,570 1,810 1,240 1,580 1,170
23 1,540 3,620 4,590 5,140 4,100 5,470 2,590 1,500 1,900 1,320 1,570 1,180
24 1,630 3,800 4,410 5,020 4,350 5,180 2,560 1,560 1,990 1,380 1,560 1,290
25 1,580 3,900 4,570 5,180 4,540 5,420 2,490 1,440 2,060 1,420 1,490 1,550
26 1,490 3,960 4,580 4,850 4,850 5,310 2,480 1,570 2,060 1,470 1,550 1,530
27 1,500 3,910 4,580 4,480 5,200 5,040 2,430 1,700 2,140 1,470 1,590 1,480
28 1,450 3,760 4,530 4,260 5,210 4,840 2,250 1,810 1,960 1,390 1,550 1,570
29 1,370 3,230 4,520 3,960 5,530 4,820 2,170 1,700 1,850 1,280 1,540 1,670
30 1,330   4,400 3,930 5,630 4,540 2,150 1,640 1,790 1,410 1,580 1,620
31 1,370   4,340   5,400   2,260 1,700   1,490   1,560