# iMOD User Manual version 5.2 (html)

#### 7.20Compute Mean Values

WHY?
The Mean Values of budgets or heads are calculated based on the output of a transient groundwater model.

WHAT?
A new IDF is created containing the mean values.

HOW?
Select the option Toolbox from the main menu and then choose Compute Mean Values to open the Compute Mean Values window.

This function is not described separately. The functionalities of the Compute Mean Values window are very similar to the Compute Waterbalance window (see section 7.18.1).