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USGS Daily Statistics for Iowa

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USGS 05481300 Des Moines River near Stratford, IA


Webster County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07100004
Latitude  42°15'08.1", Longitude  93°59'50.88" NAD83
Drainage area 5,452  square miles
Gage datum 893.61 feet above NAVD88
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Mean of daily mean values for each day for water year of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1967-10-01 -> 2024-09-30)

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 1,280 782 2,240 6,450 6,320 6,460 7,050 2,420 1,870 2,010 1,930 1,620
2 1,220 788 2,350 6,560 6,340 6,090 6,590 2,270 1,730 2,050 1,960 1,650
3 1,150 790 2,480 6,460 6,470 5,810 6,230 2,080 1,640 2,110 1,970 1,590
4 1,100 778 2,600 6,340 6,560 5,750 5,780 1,900 1,520 2,120 1,920 1,510
5 1,040 774 2,680 6,250 6,750 5,870 5,460 1,750 1,590 2,190 1,850 1,490
6 1,000 757 2,800 6,150 6,820 5,960 5,250 1,890 1,610 2,260 1,820 1,470
7 974 740 2,950 6,120 6,690 5,850 5,110 1,950 1,570 2,240 1,800 1,430
8 939 735 2,980 6,030 6,550 6,060 4,950 1,830 1,510 2,280 1,750 1,380
9 904 749 2,990 5,920 6,500 6,320 5,110 1,880 1,510 2,470 1,700 1,330
10 880 802 3,030 5,820 6,370 6,190 5,060 1,810 1,470 2,590 1,650 1,280
11 871 827 3,360 5,790 6,190 6,050 5,190 1,910 1,400 2,690 1,630 1,250
12 829 817 3,710 6,040 6,130 6,070 5,170 1,830 1,310 2,770 1,650 1,240
13 815 846 4,110 6,320 6,230 6,240 4,860 1,670 1,260 2,700 1,680 1,330
14 813 902 4,490 6,620 6,370 6,520 4,540 1,640 1,260 2,560 1,700 1,490
15 785 996 4,900 6,900 6,420 6,970 4,330 1,670 1,280 2,430 1,690 1,610
16 757 1,130 5,090 7,080 6,410 7,040 4,080 1,770 1,330 2,330 1,700 1,590
17 793 1,370 5,210 7,030 6,430 7,420 3,940 1,730 1,410 2,230 1,730 1,540
18 831 1,510 5,520 6,870 6,510 7,620 4,110 1,660 1,420 2,210 1,760 1,500
19 856 1,840 5,950 6,660 6,520 7,820 3,940 1,720 1,440 2,220 1,800 1,430
20 837 2,110 6,210 6,650 6,340 7,700 3,820 1,950 1,540 2,190 1,810 1,370
21 821 2,210 6,110 6,770 6,200 7,430 3,600 2,410 1,860 2,140 1,870 1,310
22 803 2,250 5,870 6,790 6,060 7,310 3,350 2,340 2,020 2,120 1,890 1,260
23 813 2,270 5,750 6,750 6,090 7,270 3,470 2,560 2,100 2,160 1,880 1,230
24 815 2,310 5,770 6,570 6,250 7,410 3,570 2,500 2,180 2,190 1,830 1,240
25 816 2,240 5,700 6,570 6,420 7,750 3,360 2,310 2,250 2,150 1,780 1,230
26 780 2,110 5,630 6,550 6,570 7,790 3,210 2,150 2,300 2,080 1,720 1,230
27 744 2,040 5,610 6,520 6,840 8,210 3,170 1,970 2,360 2,010 1,730 1,270
28 729 2,170 5,670 6,470 6,970 8,130 2,970 2,000 2,300 1,960 1,710 1,320
29 738 2,500 5,760 6,350 6,960 7,720 2,850 2,120 2,170 1,940 1,670 1,320
30 759   5,900 6,290 7,040 7,500 2,720 2,040 2,080 1,950 1,630 1,340
31 775   6,130   6,860   2,650 1,990   1,940   1,330