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USGS Daily Statistics for Iowa

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NOTE: Station Numbers for Iowa precipitation gages have changed (see list).


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USGS 06903900 Chariton River near Rathbun, IA


Appanoose County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 10280201
Latitude  40°49'18.7", Longitude  92°53'27.8" NAD27
Drainage area 549  square miles
Gage datum 847.92 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
1 339 219 480 382 385 463 664 582 420 314 286 330
2 318 219 473 380 407 497 682 574 397 316 284 338
3 298 216 411 366 375 539 647 547 402 331 303 337
4 312 212 402 355 390 584 580 520 402 333 322 341
5 322 201 412 363 411 549 536 512 398 313 336 348
6 311 223 443 368 413 542 571 546 364 314 319 345
7 303 251 455 393 417 515 612 577 358 323 322 361
8 300 264 476 383 402 474 612 563 367 298 331 431
9 283 273 458 368 402 458 584 528 346 292 335 497
10 270 267 449 323 446 496 615 498 369 316 337 544
11 257 267 448 306 432 535 655 437 368 328 321 539
12 245 284 419 312 446 567 641 422 328 365 288 521
13 238 298 418 306 472 545 611 465 298 385 283 539
14 227 295 426 321 456 506 610 437 269 362 297 552
15 207 294 429 327 453 463 612 404 268 354 310 496
16 202 296 445 326 454 505 614 431 299 365 301 481
17 197 300 450 307 474 545 660 437 308 369 286 490
18 192 320 454 288 490 579 637 450 320 351 281 473
19 191 330 452 277 464 603 618 456 345 325 295 437
20 194 332 490 283 473 624 591 434 367 317 281 396
21 192 324 497 297 482 599 542 438 356 334 258 372
22 181 306 479 321 463 592 574 446 356 341 260 369
23 168 311 469 349 451 550 576 466 339 340 257 371
24 164 334 462 371 508 510 581 457 363 335 254 366
25 172 370 469 353 439 541 611 438 354 340 260 349
26 185 402 474 367 423 544 607 469 338 334 269 349
27 203 429 454 370 414 516 602 467 357 333 300 325
28 205 449 432 387 427 503 571 449 374 342 289 298
29 215 480 405 390 465 536 562 449 382 336 284 304
30 225   384 381 459 576 572 438 356 314 292 330
31 228   382   440   575 425   299   336