No median formula in pivot tables

Redpoll19

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I created a pivot table of stream flow values from 1994-2002. I want to find the median value for each monthly day, ie. for Jan 01, Jan 02, etc. but pivot tables don't appear to have that formula function. Can I somehow add median as a formula to a pivot table. If not what is the best way to find the median value for each calendar of a data set comprised of nine years?

I included a portion of my table. Right now it is displaying the average of each date for all nine years of data.

Thanks for any help.

<TABLE style="WIDTH: 160pt; BORDER-COLLAPSE: collapse" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=213 border=0 x:str><COLGROUP><COL style="WIDTH: 97pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 4717" width=129><COL style="WIDTH: 63pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 3072" width=84><TBODY><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; WIDTH: 97pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=129 height=17>01-Jan</TD><TD class=xl25 style="BORDER-RIGHT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; WIDTH: 63pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" align=right width=84 x:num="172.11111111111111">172.1111111</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17>02-Jan</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-RIGHT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" align=right x:num="172.11111111111111">172.1111111</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17>03-Jan</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-RIGHT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" align=right x:num="172.11111111111111">172.1111111</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17>04-Jan</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-RIGHT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" align=right x:num="172.11111111111111">172.1111111</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17>05-Jan</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-RIGHT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" align=right x:num="172.11111111111111">172.1111111</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17>06-Jan</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-RIGHT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" align=right x:num="172.11111111111111">172.1111111</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17>07-Jan</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-RIGHT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" align=right x:num="172.11111111111111">172.1111111</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #ece9d8; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17>08-Jan</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-RIGHT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-TOP: #ece9d8; BORDER-LEFT: black 0.5pt solid; BORDER-BOTTOM: #ece9d8; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" align=right x:num="172.11111111111111">172.1111111</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>
 

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