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

USGS 05420500 Mississippi River at Clinton, IA


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Iowa WSC Gage Network

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This station managed by the Iowa City Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 12 Available Parameters for this site
00010 Temperature, water 2012-07-26  2018-11-15
00010 Temperature, water, YSI EXO2 2015-03-17  2018-11-15
00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2018-11-15
00065 Gage height 2017-11-23  2018-11-15
00095 Specific cond at 25C, YSI EXO2 2015-03-17  2018-11-15
00300 Dissolved oxygen, YSI EXO2 2015-03-17  2018-11-15
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn, YSI EXO2 2015-03-17  2018-11-15
00400 pH, YSI EXO2 2015-03-16  2018-11-15
32295 fDOM, water, in situ, YSI EXO2 2015-03-16  2018-11-15
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph, YSI EXO2 2015-03-17  2018-11-15
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu, nitratax [Nitratax] 2017-03-07  2018-11-15
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu 2015-03-28  2017-02-07

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 101000 11-15-2018   08:00 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 15 based on 145 years of record more
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14600 27500 37500 40600 47900 101000 149000

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 14.05 11-15-2018   08:30 CST
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