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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
05389000 Yellow River near Ion, IA
LOCATION - Lat 43°06'43", long 91°15'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.24, T.96 N., R.4 W., Allamakee County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07060001, on left bank 5 ft downstream from bridge on County Highway X36, 7.5 mi northwest of McGregor, and 9.7 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 221 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records from October 1934 to September 1951, October 2004 to current year; partial-record low-flow measurement site from September 1957 to July 1977.

Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 661.87 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. October 1, 1934, to September 30, 1951, datum of gage was 664.65 ft above Mean Sea Level, general adjustment of 1912.

Datum of gage is 660.244 ft above NAVD of 1988. (01/21/2022, GAC)

REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IA Water Science Center.