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

NOTE: The Iowa Water Science Center has transitioned to a new data management software package. While you may not have noticed this transition, some sites may have problems or delays in being updated. We are actively monitoring these conditions and are resolving them as quickly as possible. See the Dec 8 news entry for more information at: https://help.waterdata.usgs.gov/news


USGS 05482000 Des Moines River at 2nd Avenue at Des Moines, IA

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This station managed by the Fort Dodge Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 4 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2013-09-19  2017-05-22
00060 Discharge 1996-10-01  2017-05-22
00065 Gage height 2017-01-22  2017-05-22
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu 2013-09-24  2017-05-22

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 15800 05-22-2017   10:15 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 22 based on 20 years of record more
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(2000)
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Max
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Value May 22
799 3990 7530 7540 10800 13700 15800


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 19.34 05-22-2017   10:15 CDT
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