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Water Resources Data - Ohio, Water Year 97, Vol. 1 | Muskingum River Basin


			03117000 TUSCARAWAS RIVER AT MASSILLON, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40046'13", long 81031'27", in sec. 20 T.10 N., R.9 W., Stark County, Hydrologic Unit 05040001, on left 
bank at sewage-treatment works, 0.7 mi south of Massillon, and 3 mi downstream from Newman Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--518 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1937 to current year. Prior to April 1938 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1305.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1907: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 916.00 ft above sea level. Prior to Aug.19, 1944, nonrecording gage at 
same site and datum.
REMARKS.--Records excellent except for periods of estimated record, which are fair. Some water diverted through the 
Portage Lakes into the Ohio Canal at Long Lake, 28 mi and 3 mi south of Akron. Part of the diverted water flows 
through the Ohio Canal into the Cuyahoga River basin. Flow affected by industrial plants upstream from station 
and supplemented at times by diversion from Nimisila Reservoir, capacity, 6,500 acre-ft, since 1939. Water-quality 
data collected at this site. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.


                   DISCHARGE, CUBIC FEET PER SECOND, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1996 TO SEPTEMBER 1997                   
                                                DAILY MEAN VALUES                                                
 
 DAY       OCT      NOV      DEC      JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY      JUN      JUL      AUG      SEP
 
   1       483      505     1780      544      430     1150      539      361     3040      219      116      117
   2       388      380     2360      538      411     1730      449      317     4800      330      113      114
   3       292      330     1620      637      422     1850      383      414     5000      248      111      137
   4       243      299      950      504      995     1280      365      732     4000      198      141      129
   5       222      266      704      734     2430     1540      350      665     2600      171      197      112
 
   6       205      247      664      876     1980     2950      355      561     1470      156      141      105
   7       196      269      598      626     1030     2380      348      525      848      149      112      103
   8       210      873      537      507      656     1460      314      469      592      153      105      108
   9       213      872      495      489      561     1030      285      554      496      200       97      112
  10       270     1100      519      502      520     1900      264      515      416      285       93      187
 
  11       266     1070     1280      388      553     1660      280      471      379      222       93      248
  12       227      764     4690      341      497     1020      351      459      353      179      117      240
  13       198      618     4520     e310      486      736     1050      415      596      149      222      173
  14       182      442     3230     e300      487     1380      897      367      595      142      166      147
  15       349      386     1870     e280      454     1840      541      382      427      141      162      138
 
  16       306      384     1200     e340      387     1190      430      424      350      138      147      116
  17       329      361     2230     e320      375      808      507      364      539      139      399      110
  18       673      598     2880     e300      476      707      601      340      652      148      682      113
  19      1720      635     2110     e290     1270      645      464      576      997      179      406      114
  20      1740      496     1190     e280     1290      572      383      589      581      134      238      344
 
  21      1540      405      725     e270     1220      529      347      455      439      124      175      622
  22      1160      350      600     e350     1080      528      335      351      350      168      155      327
  23       900      317      619      709      726      487      350      302      301      160      150      182
  24       809      302     2280      570      558      449      360      267      298      145      158      162
  25       550      417     2350     1080      479      428      408      796      284      142      352      153
 
  26       380     2200     1440      830      463      552      346     2910      295      132      463      150
  27       333     2400      860      663     1390      568      307     2620      322      130      298      139
  28       351     1520      755     1800     1720      471      401     1360      276      130      249      124
  29       411      808      793     1280      ---      443      456      705      234      130      166      123
  30       545      627      699      691      ---      446      403      649      209      127      134      118
  31       818      ---      609      469      ---      516      ---      647      ---      122      124      ---
 
 TOTAL   16509    20241    47157    17818    23346    33245    12869    20562    31739     5190     6282     5067
 MEAN      533      675     1521      575      834     1072      429      663     1058      167      203      169
 MAX      1740     2400     4690     1800     2430     2950     1050     2910     5000      330      682      622
 MIN       182      247      495      270      375      428      264      267      209      122       93      103
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1938 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      208      310      449      544      722      894      731      517      401      304      230      214
 MAX      1206     1628     1621     1989     1659     1827     1591     1641     1852     1812     1273     1465
 (WY)     1991     1986     1991     1952     1959     1978     1994     1996     1947     1969     1958     1979
 MIN      70.0     81.4     81.5     94.6     98.0      283      172      121     81.2     79.1     82.9     69.9
 (WY)     1964     1945     1964     1945     1964     1969     1946     1941     1988     1954     1962     1954
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1938 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      286357                     240025                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                          782                        658                        459                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        661              1975
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         245              1954
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  5590     May 12            5000     Jun  3            9360       Jul  6 1969
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     94     Sep  3              93     Aug 10              49       Jul 17 1988
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM             101     Aug 30             108     Aug  6              53       Jul 12 1988
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        5200     Jun  2           10700       Jul  5 1969
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         11.25  Jun  2              16.43    Jul  5 1969
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                           88     Aug 11              49       Jul 17 1988
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1860                       1530                       1070                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   426                        422                        232                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   170                        138                        102                  
 
e Estimated.


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