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USGS Daily Statistics for Iowa

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USGS 05490500 Des Moines River at Keosauqua, IA


Van Buren County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07100009
Latitude  40°43'40", Longitude  91°57'34" NAD27
Drainage area 14,038  square miles
Gage datum 547.36 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 1969-10-01 -> 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 4,940 3,500 8,150 13,100 15,500 15,800 17,400 11,500 7,180 5,690 5,490 5,690
2 4,780 3,750 8,020 12,700 14,300 16,400 16,900 11,100 6,780 5,350 5,940 5,960
3 4,690 3,980 8,190 12,700 13,900 16,400 17,100 11,000 6,580 5,490 5,860 5,790
4 4,640 4,090 8,860 12,800 13,700 16,000 18,000 11,000 6,380 5,370 5,880 5,370
5 4,450 4,160 9,550 12,600 13,700 16,000 18,100 11,200 6,100 5,430 5,810 5,310
6 4,280 4,130 9,080 12,600 13,600 15,700 18,100 10,600 6,040 5,310 5,640 5,370
7 4,140 4,190 9,160 12,300 14,100 15,500 18,000 10,100 5,830 4,870 5,620 5,180
8 4,150 4,120 9,590 12,600 15,100 16,100 17,300 10,100 5,330 5,120 5,570 5,040
9 4,160 3,960 10,300 13,400 14,500 16,100 17,100 10,300 4,940 5,410 5,500 4,890
10 3,890 3,740 10,900 13,700 14,200 16,100 16,900 10,900 5,210 5,790 5,520 4,930
11 3,780 3,670 11,100 13,900 14,900 15,800 16,900 10,600 5,130 5,660 5,360 5,000
12 3,610 3,700 10,900 13,500 14,800 15,900 16,900 10,300 4,850 5,240 5,190 5,120
13 3,470 3,820 11,300 13,700 15,100 16,900 16,900 9,850 5,270 5,360 5,150 5,040
14 3,270 4,020 11,700 14,100 15,000 17,500 17,000 9,590 5,870 5,880 5,160 5,730
15 3,220 4,250 11,900 14,000 14,500 18,800 17,200 9,000 5,870 5,790 5,090 6,020
16 3,150 4,330 12,100 14,500 15,200 18,300 17,100 8,630 5,800 5,270 5,130 5,400
17 3,150 4,490 11,900 14,700 16,100 17,600 17,200 8,580 5,830 5,190 5,310 4,950
18 3,230 4,670 12,300 15,600 16,000 17,300 16,000 8,320 6,190 5,840 5,320 4,990
19 3,390 5,200 12,700 15,600 15,600 17,600 15,600 8,060 6,090 5,550 5,100 5,000
20 3,200 6,080 12,900 15,400 15,300 17,600 15,900 7,740 6,180 5,160 5,140 4,830
21 3,190 6,790 12,200 15,000 15,100 17,400 15,900 7,600 6,190 5,030 5,300 4,710
22 3,300 7,340 11,900 14,000 15,200 17,000 15,600 7,460 6,500 5,000 4,980 4,590
23 3,310 7,850 11,500 13,700 15,400 17,200 14,800 7,340 6,490 5,490 5,030 4,460
24 3,370 8,060 11,100 14,300 15,800 18,000 14,100 8,280 6,770 5,730 5,130 4,530
25 3,560 8,430 11,400 14,900 16,100 18,800 14,300 7,740 6,470 5,940 5,350 4,750
26 3,740 8,590 11,800 14,800 16,600 18,700 14,200 7,480 6,280 6,240 5,420 4,750
27 3,910 8,700 12,100 14,400 17,000 18,400 13,900 7,570 5,880 5,950 5,770 4,840
28 3,700 8,390 12,500 14,400 17,300 17,900 14,000 7,580 5,810 5,640 5,840 4,950
29 3,510 9,050 12,500 14,500 17,800 18,200 13,500 7,510 6,250 5,600 5,420 4,830
30 3,350   12,500 15,400 17,000 17,700 12,900 7,300 6,190 5,800 5,420 4,930
31 3,430   13,100   16,300   12,100 7,420   5,320   4,980