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USGS Daily Statistics for Iowa

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USGS 05488110 Des Moines River near Pella, IA


Marion County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07100009
Latitude  41°21'38", Longitude  92°58'23" NAD27
Drainage area 12,330  square miles
Gage datum 600.00 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 1992-10-01 -> 2021-09-30)

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 4,700 2,540 6,010 11,900 13,000 16,500 19,400 12,300 6,970 5,460 4,950 4,820
2 4,520 2,680 6,030 12,400 12,600 16,200 19,400 11,700 6,720 5,560 5,030 4,800
3 4,300 2,870 5,750 12,300 12,600 16,700 19,200 11,500 6,710 5,760 5,160 4,990
4 4,310 3,090 5,910 12,100 12,500 16,900 19,000 11,000 6,640 5,810 5,170 5,370
5 4,060 3,210 6,460 11,800 12,600 16,600 19,700 10,600 6,530 5,530 5,330 5,350
6 3,900 3,150 6,840 11,600 13,000 16,600 19,300 10,600 6,250 5,410 5,460 5,250
7 4,020 3,000 6,990 11,700 12,900 16,700 19,000 10,600 5,670 5,770 5,460 5,020
8 4,000 2,890 7,330 11,800 13,100 16,700 19,100 10,700 5,230 5,620 5,330 4,890
9 3,840 2,810 7,770 12,000 13,400 16,800 19,000 10,500 4,920 5,470 5,120 5,060
10 3,710 2,820 8,090 12,100 13,700 16,600 19,300 10,200 4,780 5,470 4,780 5,030
11 3,490 3,080 8,780 12,300 13,800 17,000 19,700 9,950 4,860 5,500 4,610 4,800
12 3,350 3,390 9,180 13,000 14,200 17,800 19,900 9,620 5,280 5,790 4,510 4,920
13 3,130 3,410 9,750 13,900 14,200 18,400 19,800 9,290 6,030 5,900 4,480 4,950
14 3,000 3,550 10,100 13,800 14,700 18,400 19,500 9,170 6,300 5,680 4,540 4,730
15 2,940 3,510 10,700 13,800 15,400 17,800 19,200 8,920 6,340 5,490 4,590 4,650
16 2,920 3,370 11,200 13,800 15,600 18,200 18,500 8,470 6,120 5,590 4,450 4,560
17 2,990 3,590 11,700 13,600 15,600 18,700 17,800 8,160 6,040 5,590 4,430 4,860
18 3,080 4,200 11,900 12,600 15,700 18,500 17,600 7,750 6,060 5,330 4,360 5,000
19 2,990 4,880 11,900 12,200 15,800 17,900 17,200 7,480 6,120 5,410 4,310 4,940
20 2,760 5,400 11,600 12,000 15,800 17,500 17,100 7,390 6,110 5,420 4,420 4,550
21 2,650 6,130 11,300 11,800 15,900 17,500 17,200 7,530 6,020 5,330 4,410 4,280
22 2,690 6,530 10,700 12,200 15,800 18,400 17,100 7,600 6,100 5,350 4,460 4,390
23 2,890 6,570 10,300 12,200 15,700 18,800 16,700 7,710 6,170 5,630 4,610 4,440
24 3,130 6,560 10,500 12,600 15,400 18,700 16,400 7,460 5,860 6,060 4,760 4,090
25 3,200 6,650 10,800 13,000 15,300 18,700 16,300 7,330 5,840 6,150 4,870 3,970
26 3,090 6,670 11,100 13,000 15,300 19,000 16,100 7,180 5,890 5,850 4,820 4,100
27 2,870 6,520 11,400 13,300 15,500 19,400 15,500 7,380 5,990 5,560 4,650 3,980
28 2,650 6,200 11,700 13,800 15,200 20,000 14,600 7,530 6,120 5,480 4,530 4,050
29 2,550 8,290 11,800 14,400 15,800 20,000 13,600 7,460 6,020 5,170 4,660 4,460
30 2,630   11,700 14,100 15,800 19,800 13,100 7,440 5,540 4,830 4,780 4,740
31 2,510   11,500   16,000   12,800 7,240   4,850   4,720