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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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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 -> 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 1,560 1,330 3,470 4,440 4,330 5,190 4,290 2,070 1,750 1,810 1,680 1,570
2 1,440 1,340 3,240 4,460 4,350 5,280 3,920 1,860 1,630 1,830 1,870 1,710
3 1,340 1,410 3,270 4,250 4,380 5,010 3,690 1,840 1,520 1,840 1,970 1,760
4 1,270 1,480 3,620 3,980 4,690 4,870 3,760 2,030 1,580 1,750 1,980 1,630
5 1,380 1,740 4,060 4,020 4,650 4,640 4,010 2,210 1,520 1,820 1,790 1,530
6 1,580 1,680 4,160 4,090 4,430 4,610 4,000 2,440 1,430 1,790 1,620 1,490
7 1,550 1,780 4,000 3,920 4,310 4,490 3,980 2,310 1,420 1,740 1,540 1,430
8 1,520 1,800 3,870 3,660 4,210 4,420 4,060 2,170 1,490 1,760 1,380 1,440
9 1,570 1,870 3,960 3,680 4,340 4,520 3,830 2,080 1,510 1,680 1,310 1,340
10 1,460 1,860 4,400 3,700 4,340 4,600 3,600 2,040 1,710 1,670 1,320 1,240
11 1,320 1,880 4,870 3,760 4,690 4,450 3,650 1,960 1,770 1,790 1,400 1,250
12 1,250 1,920 5,350 3,700 4,940 4,510 3,520 1,930 1,790 1,740 1,380 1,280
13 1,270 1,930 5,520 3,690 5,120 5,030 3,210 2,040 1,950 1,620 1,360 1,200
14 1,240 2,040 5,400 3,710 5,120 5,050 2,940 2,030 2,060 1,610 1,420 1,260
15 1,210 2,100 5,400 3,810 4,930 5,650 2,780 1,960 2,220 1,700 1,480 1,420
16 1,210 2,120 5,260 3,910 4,660 5,770 2,480 2,060 2,140 1,620 1,480 1,530
17 1,280 2,170 5,200 3,950 4,480 5,710 2,420 2,110 1,870 1,480 1,640 1,500
18 1,350 2,420 5,180 4,020 4,530 5,740 2,400 2,000 1,810 1,650 1,880 1,410
19 1,440 2,590 5,340 4,250 4,510 5,870 2,480 1,820 1,910 1,750 1,900 1,280
20 1,400 2,990 5,390 4,800 4,220 5,770 2,640 1,710 1,830 1,620 1,790 1,210
21 1,410 3,480 5,120 5,230 4,130 5,660 2,670 1,640 1,740 1,410 1,780 1,180
22 1,430 3,630 4,730 5,190 4,090 5,720 2,810 1,590 1,830 1,260 1,590 1,180
23 1,560 3,680 4,550 5,200 4,100 5,410 2,610 1,520 1,930 1,340 1,580 1,190
24 1,650 3,860 4,300 5,060 4,380 5,110 2,580 1,590 2,020 1,390 1,570 1,310
25 1,600 3,960 4,460 5,180 4,570 5,310 2,510 1,460 2,100 1,430 1,490 1,570
26 1,510 4,000 4,510 4,850 4,860 5,150 2,510 1,600 2,100 1,440 1,500 1,550
27 1,520 3,920 4,520 4,490 5,220 4,870 2,450 1,720 2,180 1,430 1,560 1,500
28 1,470 3,710 4,450 4,270 5,230 4,630 2,270 1,840 1,990 1,380 1,550 1,590
29 1,390 3,240 4,430 3,970 5,460 4,690 2,200 1,720 1,880 1,280 1,540 1,690
30 1,350   4,330 3,950 5,550 4,470 2,170 1,650 1,820 1,400 1,590 1,640
31 1,380   4,310   5,380   2,280 1,720   1,480   1,580