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USGS Daily Statistics for the Nation

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USGS 05488500 Des Moines River near Tracy, IA


Mahaska County, Iowa
Hydrologic Unit Code 07100009
Latitude  41°16'53", Longitude  92°51'40.7" NAD27
Drainage area 12,479  square miles
Gage datum 670.91 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 1969-10-01 -> 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 4,400 2,920 6,760 11,600 12,400 14,600 16,300 10,600 6,220 4,690 4,870 5,080
2 4,280 3,100 6,820 11,700 12,000 14,600 16,200 10,300 6,120 4,650 5,070 5,080
3 3,960 3,110 7,000 11,700 12,000 14,700 16,200 10,200 5,910 4,680 5,120 4,870
4 3,900 3,270 7,120 11,700 11,800 14,700 15,800 10,100 5,660 4,580 5,220 4,730
5 3,790 3,430 7,340 11,700 12,100 14,400 15,700 9,680 5,530 4,410 5,270 4,680
6 3,540 3,480 7,660 11,600 12,200 14,300 15,800 9,360 5,270 4,320 5,250 4,630
7 3,490 3,340 7,960 11,700 12,300 14,400 15,700 9,390 4,880 4,580 5,190 4,450
8 3,550 3,100 8,280 11,900 12,400 14,400 15,800 9,520 4,430 4,520 5,090 4,290
9 3,510 2,940 8,580 12,000 12,400 14,600 15,800 9,720 4,210 4,590 4,880 4,450
10 3,380 2,820 8,620 11,700 12,600 14,500 15,900 9,690 4,330 4,690 4,760 4,540
11 3,200 2,860 8,840 11,600 12,600 14,600 16,000 9,320 4,320 4,620 4,730 4,520
12 3,120 3,060 8,930 11,800 12,800 15,100 16,200 9,050 4,230 4,820 4,700 4,540
13 3,000 3,170 9,520 12,300 12,700 15,400 16,000 8,640 4,610 5,010 4,750 4,680
14 2,890 3,300 9,860 12,500 12,800 15,800 15,700 8,520 4,710 4,930 4,770 4,600
15 2,780 3,420 10,200 12,500 13,500 15,800 15,300 8,250 4,670 4,740 4,840 4,470
16 2,710 3,470 10,300 12,600 13,700 15,800 15,200 8,080 4,900 4,780 4,690 4,390
17 2,710 3,650 10,600 12,700 13,800 15,900 14,700 7,940 4,860 4,840 4,650 4,510
18 2,800 4,010 10,900 12,500 13,700 15,900 14,500 7,680 5,040 4,670 4,630 4,530
19 2,820 4,730 11,200 12,600 13,800 15,800 14,400 7,320 5,210 4,580 4,610 4,420
20 2,730 5,410 11,100 12,500 13,900 15,700 14,300 7,070 5,370 4,630 4,660 4,170
21 2,740 6,140 10,800 12,000 14,000 15,700 14,200 6,940 5,240 4,610 4,560 3,910
22 2,740 6,690 10,300 12,300 14,100 15,800 13,900 6,910 5,400 4,720 4,560 3,860
23 2,840 6,940 10,100 12,600 14,000 16,100 13,400 6,960 5,580 4,960 4,730 3,950
24 3,070 7,120 10,300 12,800 13,900 16,200 13,300 6,830 5,300 5,320 4,930 3,920
25 3,120 7,400 10,600 13,100 13,900 16,300 13,300 6,630 5,210 5,570 4,920 3,920
26 3,070 7,400 10,900 12,800 13,900 16,600 13,200 6,460 5,310 5,480 4,940 4,040
27 2,960 7,140 11,100 12,900 14,100 16,600 12,800 6,640 5,360 5,180 4,930 3,870
28 2,790 6,920 11,200 13,200 14,000 16,900 12,400 6,870 5,390 5,060 4,790 3,910
29 2,730 8,200 11,200 13,600 14,300 16,700 11,900 6,830 5,320 4,950 4,810 4,210
30 2,870   11,400 13,500 14,200 16,600 11,200 6,720 4,840 4,700 4,980 4,410
31 2,910   11,600   14,100   10,900 6,420   4,600   4,470