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USGS Daily Statistics for Illinois

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USGS 05573540 SANGAMON RIVER AT ROUTE 48 AT DECATUR, IL


Macon County, Illinois
Hydrologic Unit Code 07130006
Latitude  39°49'52", Longitude  88°58'35" NAD83
Drainage area 938  square miles
Contributing drainage area 938.00  square miles
Gage datum 583.17 feet above NAVD88
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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 1982-10-01 -> 2022-09-30)

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 1,220 617 1,070 1,270 1,490 1,130 871 218 135 114 437 840
2 1,110 580 1,050 1,150 1,580 1,080 760 142 136 119 418 863
3 879 582 1,050 1,120 1,550 1,160 714 135 111 140 451 881
4 847 671 1,030 1,190 1,600 1,390 672 98 116 137 471 893
5 980 872 979 1,040 1,530 1,430 676 117 144 126 452 780
6 908 993 991 987 1,260 1,360 574 85 88 97 398 706
7 839 1,000 1,020 1,040 1,200 1,390 471 90 96 116 344 745
8 769 1,020 1,030 1,060 1,270 1,180 447 78 126 113 329 753
9 708 1,050 1,020 946 1,330 1,050 505 69 111 191 261 666
10 685 960 1,200 909 1,290 950 490 65 119 198 246 683
11 861 780 1,160 987 1,330 1,010 545 56 134 205 240 745
12 962 745 1,250 1,160 1,510 1,080 629 57 172 216 270 757
13 1,060 920 1,370 1,110 1,410 1,260 720 108 146 201 324 773
14 958 870 1,390 1,340 1,550 1,270 659 115 402 231 366 706
15 922 825 1,260 1,490 1,410 1,280 681 156 434 212 404 634
16 893 754 1,190 1,360 1,620 1,250 674 147 360 223 454 699
17 845 842 1,120 1,230 1,730 1,080 515 218 329 218 564 677
18 734 892 1,030 1,140 1,680 1,030 412 193 301 232 608 646
19 722 803 1,100 1,230 1,740 1,080 326 202 248 229 693 569
20 689 869 1,130 1,280 1,550 1,240 281 125 208 250 694 516
21 696 1,140 1,100 1,250 1,400 1,100 241 82 171 271 705 530
22 683 1,220 1,040 1,260 1,250 1,100 272 76 129 234 632 568
23 735 1,330 979 1,160 1,120 1,200 259 72 112 251 599 614
24 814 1,410 928 1,000 1,060 1,040 214 71 108 282 561 732
25 798 1,540 889 1,010 1,080 880 291 75 112 356 585 864
26 713 1,510 897 1,050 1,320 924 402 85 108 319 625 834
27 658 1,380 967 1,040 1,320 888 426 152 109 389 646 1,060
28 655 1,240 1,120 1,130 1,380 997 426 180 111 471 758 1,180
29 602 473 1,170 1,170 1,370 889 376 193 106 453 764 1,360
30 557   1,140 1,360 1,250 927 314 149 124 447 788 1,430
31 594   1,290   1,190   271 139   509   1,300