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

USGS 05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA

  Stream Site

Latitude 42°37'46",   Longitude 92°32'36"   NAD27
Black Hawk County, Iowa, Hydrologic Unit 07080204
Drainage area: 846 square miles
Datum of gage: 867.54 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2017-01-18  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1945-10-01  2017-01-17  26037 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1945-10-01  2016-10-23 25956 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1945-10  2016-10  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1946  2017  
 Peak streamflow 1929-03  2015-06-26  71 
 Field measurements 1945-09-12  2016-10-24  768 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1968-10-02  2012-09-25  250 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2016  11 

Additional Data Sources

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End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1990-10-01  2007-09-30  432828 
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