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USGS Daily Statistics for the Nation

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USGS 05476590 Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, IA


Palo Alto County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07100002
Latitude  43°07'34", Longitude  94°42'21" NAD27
Drainage area 1,672  square miles
Gage datum 1,196.00 feet above NGVD29
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00060, Discharge, cubic feet per second,
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Mean of daily mean values for each day for water year of record in, ft3/s   (Calculation Period 2011-10-01 -> 2021-09-30)

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
1 467 296 702 2,470 2,460 2,850 2,910 774 437 862 847 695
2 439 282 687 2,370 2,550 2,690 2,860 716 409 913 816 698
3 427 273 693 2,290 2,550 2,590 2,860 663 379 949 784 667
4 426 270 755 2,230 2,480 2,520 2,770 616 380 959 761 645
5 412 269 943 2,180 2,420 2,480 2,670 582 550 1,110 741 640
6 399 262 953 2,120 2,400 2,410 2,560 564 586 1,300 728 633
7 402 260 1,010 2,040 2,350 2,290 2,450 532 545 1,390 711 590
8 398 251 1,040 1,970 2,310 2,150 2,410 501 500 1,420 684 547
9 367 241 1,120 1,890 2,320 2,080 2,400 484 470 1,410 657 521
10 329 236 1,230 1,840 2,380 2,030 2,400 462 445 1,460 651 528
11 309 235 1,210 1,840 2,460 1,930 2,380 443 432 1,480 614 517
12 300 268 1,160 1,850 2,520 1,850 2,300 423 453 1,470 605 512
13 322 290 1,150 1,870 2,540 1,790 2,200 403 487 1,430 597 536
14 341 281 1,470 1,910 2,440 1,760 2,120 389 545 1,380 636 599
15 337 273 1,720 1,890 2,290 1,840 2,010 371 541 1,350 649 691
16 327 262 1,820 1,840 2,150 1,970 1,890 359 592 1,320 636 696
17 315 261 1,790 1,790 2,150 2,250 1,880 372 615 1,290 640 666
18 292 280 1,760 1,790 2,340 2,300 1,950 457 645 1,260 662 630
19 287 297 1,740 1,780 2,320 2,410 1,830 533 706 1,220 698 580
20 298 394 1,860 1,780 2,270 2,520 1,720 594 1,040 1,170 712 554
21 318 471 1,890 1,820 2,300 2,740 1,640 679 1,250 1,120 710 549
22 333 490 1,930 1,880 2,300 2,820 1,510 759 1,300 1,110 729 539
23 344 494 2,110 1,990 2,330 3,080 1,420 710 1,310 1,090 725 534
24 335 505 2,340 2,060 2,430 3,120 1,340 648 1,250 1,050 710 513
25 315 479 2,410 2,180 2,560 3,090 1,280 600 1,170 1,010 719 505
26 301 459 2,390 2,220 2,590 3,100 1,240 569 1,100 1,020 701 522
27 295 449 2,390 2,190 2,640 3,100 1,190 547 1,050 1,060 676 572
28 298 488 2,440 2,290 2,750 3,020 1,110 550 1,010 1,020 644 659
29 292 1,460 2,530 2,360 2,870 2,970 1,010 534 981 971 630 589
30 293   2,580 2,370 2,890 2,950 918 486 955 923 665 525
31 291   2,540   2,930   841 452   883   504