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USGS Daily Statistics for Iowa

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USGS 05485605 Fourmile Creek near Ankeny, IA DS1


Polk County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07100008
Latitude  41°43'02.6", Longitude  93°34'11.7" NAD27
Drainage area 62.0  square miles
Gage datum 864.91 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 2002-10-01 -> 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 34 22 35 86 133 123 372 36 74 43 40 38
2 32 22 67 84 121 106 125 32 100 61 44 42
3 28 32 56 84 114 113 88 45 97 43 46 35
4 26 32 37 76 116 93 85 67 97 36 48 31
5 25 23 45 69 104 105 132 37 81 37 38 28
6 24 23 37 75 104 181 114 29 68 41 50 27
7 25 44 45 68 107 121 82 31 96 50 40 25
8 25 34 62 61 84 201 68 26 58 65 33 24
9 22 30 84 53 89 144 74 127 48 82 31 23
10 26 34 135 56 79 179 68 120 65 79 27 21
11 26 25 159 64 108 112 94 221 52 50 28 22
12 23 20 186 89 125 238 80 102 42 39 29 21
13 19 28 272 73 171 169 53 53 37 36 34 47
14 21 34 258 75 101 206 42 40 28 78 29 99
15 20 30 140 93 87 199 36 33 25 73 27 56
16 28 30 105 70 75 117 37 33 47 52 26 40
17 31 31 92 69 91 111 36 32 53 44 25 35
18 26 32 82 99 84 101 78 39 46 45 26 31
19 22 45 78 73 104 109 65 50 50 40 26 27
20 20 42 73 76 112 115 89 63 37 34 24 27
21 27 40 70 85 117 129 65 42 55 52 24 28
22 23 41 68 83 105 105 44 30 65 64 23 27
23 27 45 69 68 166 146 37 33 42 85 24 32
24 34 38 108 72 261 109 50 29 47 61 25 41
25 30 33 93 172 232 164 38 23 60 48 25 41
26 24 34 80 170 180 264 47 25 57 43 30 39
27 25 33 74 187 259 237 60 36 42 39 36 53
28 23 32 71 149 190 143 156 33 35 37 33 43
29 26 46 68 111 176 104 78 53 36 55 29 39
30 20   82 121 209 186 57 36 34 67 30 36
31 22   91   161   44 34   47   37