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USGS Surface-Water Daily Statistics for Iowa

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USGS 05485640 Fourmile Creek at Des Moines, IA


Polk County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07100008
Latitude  41°36'50", Longitude  93°32'43" NAD27
Drainage area 92.7  square miles
Gage datum 795.87 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 1971-10-01 -> 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 38 64 48 104 175 121 329 39 74 52 65 48
2 35 51 69 100 147 110 141 37 69 67 55 48
3 32 37 72 111 157 112 123 58 65 51 54 42
4 27 37 75 98 155 108 146 57 67 44 64 42
5 27 34 65 87 148 105 124 53 53 44 46 46
6 26 30 62 86 130 190 122 37 50 43 52 45
7 26 47 67 80 144 120 94 37 79 47 46 40
8 26 35 93 78 134 181 77 36 56 50 42 38
9 23 29 103 77 148 258 83 102 52 60 44 36
10 23 32 125 85 126 207 78 100 70 63 48 34
11 25 28 138 91 137 142 90 192 54 77 47 33
12 24 26 153 119 139 205 128 85 45 78 50 31
13 22 30 207 123 194 187 80 73 44 58 50 46
14 23 34 194 138 139 212 73 57 35 84 46 90
15 22 32 131 149 124 261 90 46 30 71 43 55
16 32 35 108 135 132 233 106 43 51 57 40 40
17 40 38 106 139 143 215 55 37 46 49 40 35
18 32 44 126 212 198 161 133 40 49 48 39 31
19 28 61 151 136 160 222 109 41 60 44 53 28
20 34 68 151 120 146 168 101 52 71 39 46 28
21 33 63 118 156 145 140 79 42 67 54 41 31
22 28 70 103 124 139 148 58 29 68 84 38 31
23 27 79 119 103 190 153 47 39 53 90 40 35
24 30 59 117 124 198 134 57 33 55 93 41 41
25 28 45 104 164 228 157 46 40 61 72 40 41
26 27 41 89 162 192 214 54 88 55 61 42 42
27 28 42 81 167 200 237 67 60 43 51 51 58
28 26 46 89 166 195 195 156 66 39 46 61 62
29 28 59 82 146 169 196 85 68 77 51 53 55
30 27   95 204 168 192 59 45 53 60 47 59
31 28   109   152   50 43   56   48