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USGS Daily Statistics for Iowa

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USGS 05484500 Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA


Dallas County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07100006
Latitude  41°32'02", Longitude  93°56'59" NAD27
Drainage area 3,441  square miles
Gage datum 841.16 feet above NGVD29
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Mean of daily mean values for each day for water year of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 1915-10-01 -> 2023-09-30)

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
1 774 594 1,650 3,260 2,990 3,290 3,640 1,090 1,260 1,280 901 797
2 702 586 1,810 3,190 2,900 3,450 3,490 1,130 1,130 1,350 907 802
3 673 590 1,910 3,030 2,940 3,300 3,360 1,090 1,030 1,260 878 779
4 651 627 2,150 2,850 3,090 3,130 3,150 1,160 1,000 1,230 874 746
5 690 651 2,250 2,730 3,020 3,220 2,890 1,110 889 1,170 850 733
6 660 649 2,280 2,690 3,040 3,440 2,670 1,160 1,020 1,090 822 700
7 628 676 2,220 2,620 3,140 3,460 2,530 1,170 947 1,070 807 685
8 606 704 2,140 2,530 3,040 3,410 2,360 1,110 1,100 1,020 786 669
9 576 690 2,070 2,490 3,000 3,520 2,350 1,010 1,060 1,030 794 637
10 558 689 2,130 2,450 3,090 3,710 2,670 1,040 1,010 1,080 845 618
11 548 725 2,210 2,500 3,070 3,650 2,580 1,040 980 1,210 814 596
12 523 790 2,560 2,500 2,970 3,940 2,380 1,090 956 1,230 833 591
13 529 752 2,730 2,500 3,040 4,200 2,240 1,110 893 1,160 833 641
14 507 786 3,130 2,540 3,030 4,160 2,050 1,170 927 1,140 852 802
15 490 817 3,140 2,620 2,910 4,640 1,910 1,070 954 1,180 856 842
16 491 939 3,150 2,690 2,810 4,590 1,760 1,040 977 1,070 865 826
17 494 1,040 3,190 2,600 2,840 4,190 1,650 987 971 1,010 889 787
18 503 1,130 3,180 2,650 2,790 4,080 1,700 970 1,000 1,010 891 782
19 497 1,430 3,300 2,570 2,840 4,020 1,660 941 1,070 938 895 754
20 497 1,590 3,280 2,500 2,910 3,970 1,640 958 1,290 901 907 710
21 533 1,530 3,140 2,570 2,950 3,920 1,590 988 1,200 890 918 678
22 551 1,520 2,960 2,610 2,880 3,730 1,530 1,090 1,120 886 901 668
23 547 1,510 2,880 2,640 3,080 3,750 1,430 1,050 1,030 909 914 654
24 549 1,540 2,780 2,730 3,350 3,650 1,350 1,050 959 963 951 651
25 573 1,460 2,850 2,730 3,310 3,950 1,300 1,100 958 968 906 632
26 538 1,410 2,880 2,770 3,340 3,710 1,300 1,160 963 930 865 624
27 526 1,430 2,920 2,890 3,450 3,670 1,300 1,160 984 867 855 709
28 510 1,480 2,970 2,820 3,530 3,620 1,410 1,230 993 816 834 738
29 511 2,050 2,930 2,810 3,590 3,450 1,450 1,410 989 801 813 724
30 541   2,990 2,920 3,450 3,410 1,230 1,380 1,030 830 804 748
31 559   3,170   3,380   1,150 1,290   871   746