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USGS Daily Statistics for Minnesota

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USGS 05385000 ROOT RIVER NEAR HOUSTON, MN


Houston County, Minnesota
Hydrologic Unit Code 07040008
Latitude  43°46'07", Longitude  91°34'11" NAD27
Drainage area 1,250  square miles
Gage datum 667.02 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 1909-10-01 -> 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
1 463 446 851 2,520 1,010 1,060 1,130 728 700 660 574 520
2 457 437 1,040 2,020 1,000 1,270 1,130 807 658 631 589 514
3 449 425 891 1,650 984 1,110 1,110 848 594 649 589 511
4 440 426 913 1,730 971 976 1,020 817 572 647 584 514
5 440 431 971 1,710 974 1,050 1,020 806 587 686 587 515
6 518 520 1,110 1,620 993 1,080 997 838 597 681 576 511
7 471 534 1,250 1,550 1,000 959 977 779 619 742 577 506
8 444 474 1,200 1,490 981 959 932 746 621 655 580 502
9 435 550 933 1,440 971 1,080 849 711 608 620 578 493
10 445 584 1,010 1,350 921 1,280 972 687 719 647 571 498
11 434 470 1,140 1,270 895 1,120 1,070 643 705 649 581 529
12 425 465 1,340 1,230 897 1,080 1,030 631 612 625 599 515
13 427 466 1,440 1,150 897 1,250 912 626 655 612 603 494
14 433 503 1,600 1,130 887 1,130 795 709 694 600 577 489
15 424 550 1,710 1,210 873 1,030 814 685 678 610 572 478
16 435 538 1,740 1,180 898 1,010 837 651 720 592 570 487
17 469 526 1,720 1,170 884 1,110 771 674 794 606 569 484
18 433 515 1,370 1,140 895 1,120 788 633 659 632 570 474
19 466 531 1,350 1,130 1,010 1,070 882 994 646 588 569 470
20 442 546 1,420 1,140 1,110 1,110 822 925 701 582 576 464
21 435 570 1,350 1,210 1,110 1,210 1,070 734 821 586 580 459
22 473 616 1,360 1,140 1,050 1,150 1,060 705 772 598 627 454
23 564 586 1,400 1,070 1,030 1,100 858 769 799 593 603 453
24 498 643 1,810 1,040 981 1,090 794 721 805 603 615 448
25 474 710 1,960 1,020 947 1,070 721 695 668 603 584 477
26 487 696 1,950 995 958 1,070 776 677 692 587 559 458
27 484 661 2,140 950 960 1,180 839 695 684 594 545 450
28 512 720 1,880 947 964 1,260 760 697 647 595 534 492
29 460 1,280 1,770 970 1,020 1,340 712 729 694 584 526 501
30 439   1,970 913 1,080 1,260 694 697 720 572 524 480
31 427   2,350   1,130   733 691   564   487