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


			03118000 MIDDLE BRANCH NIMISHILLEN CREEK AT CANTON, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40050'29", long 81021'14" in NE 1/4 sec. 27, T.11 N., R.8 W., Stark County, Hydrologic Unit 05040001, 
on right bank at downstream side of bridge on Martindale Road, 2.4 mi upstream from mouth, and 0.5 mi northeast 
of Canton.
DRAINAGE AREA.--43.1 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1941 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1033: 1942(M), 1943(P), 1944(M). WSP 1305: 1946(M). WSP 1143: 1948. WSP 1907: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,046.60 ft above sea level.
REMARKS.--Records fair except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Part of municipal water supply for 
city of Canton is pumped from its northeast well field; a portion of pumpage is believed to be derived from creek 
as recharge to aquifer supplying well field about 1 mi downstream from gage. Mean pumpage for water year 1997,       
12.0 ft3/s. At times low flow regulated by small pools above station. Water-quality data collected at this site.


	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       e76       54     e210       58       45       88       51       37      366      e44    e11        8.9
   2       e52       42     e120       56       41      171       46       36      373      e39    e12        8.9
   3       e36       34      e70       57       40      160       42       51      252      e36     28        9.6
   4       e28       30      e62       55       70      102       40       60      164      e34     23        8.3
   5        24       28      e56       73      209      142       39       51      101      e32     21        7.8
 
   6        22       27      e64       93      128      430       38       50       71      e30     19        7.6
   7        26       28      e56       66       76      239       36       47       58      e29     18        7.5
   8        20      150      e52       54       60      145       33       43       52      e29     16        7.3
   9        23      203      e49       50       52      111       32       52       47       49     26        7.3
  10        27      152       45      e44       47      272       30       49       44       45     99       10  
 
  11        23      120      133      e40       44      206       30       44       43       39    e56       12  
  12        21       78      702      e36      e41      127       50       39       44       33    e23       23  
  13        19       56      399      e32      e39       94      110       35      100       27    e80       17  
  14        18       47      208      e30      e38      139       80       31      113       23    e25       13  
  15        17       39      138      e28       38      164       58       32       71       20    e15       11  
 
  16        16       35      107      e30       37      109       50       29       58       19    e10        9.4
  17        16       33      180      e32       36       83       53       27      146       17    e30        8.7
  18        32       40      209      e29       39       73       50       29      230       16    e18        8.5
  19       112       43      133      e26      134       67       45       44      335       15    e11        8.0
  20       201       39      e88      e23      147       63       40       39      196       14     13       27  
 
  21       188       35      e62      e22      120       59       38       32      129       14     12       20  
  22       143       31      e56      e34      107       60       37       28      e70       17     10       15  
  23       107       28      e54       54       74       57       37       26      e64       16     10       12  
  24        87       27      193       51       56       54       37       26      e58       15     10       11  
  25        62       33      189      e96       48       53       36      129      e52       14     25        9.9
 
  26        49     e230      111      e58       46       65       34      290      e47       13     20        9.4
  27        41     e100       81      e80      134       64       33      155      e43       14     15        9.0
  28        41      e66       73      221      141       56       48       81      e39       13     13        8.6
  29        49      e52       81      162      ---       55       49       59      e36       13     11        8.0
  30        59      e46       72       77      ---       53       42       55      e35       12      9.5      7.7
  31        74      ---       64       51      ---       55      ---       76      ---       12      9.0      ---
 
 TOTAL    1709     1926     4117     1818     2087     3616     1344     1782     3437      743    698.5    331.4
 MEAN     55.1     64.2      133     58.6     74.5      117     44.8     57.5      115     24.0     22.5     11.0
 MAX       201      230      702      221      209      430      110      290      373       49       99       27
 MIN        16       27       45       22       36       53       30       26       35       12      9.0      7.3
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1942 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     14.0     24.3     39.0     47.4     59.9     73.2     60.3     45.6     35.3     24.2     17.8     15.7
 MAX      84.7      103      140      170      153      142      227      138      150      102      108     97.2
 (WY)     1991     1986     1991     1952     1971     1951     1994     1996     1989     1972     1958     1990
 MIN       .74     1.09     2.78     1.40     1.88     23.7     14.9     10.5     5.17     3.16     2.32     1.25
 (WY)     1992     1992     1964     1963     1963     1969     1946     1988     1988     1954     1962     1991
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1942 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                       25816.0                    23608.9                                           
 ANNUAL MEAN                           70.5                       64.7                       37.9                
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         67.3            1975
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          16.0            1954
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                   702     Dec 12             702     Dec 12            1620       Jan 22 1959
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      7.8   Jan  1               7.3   Sep  8                .30    Sep 19 1962
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               8.8   Jan 10               7.9   Sep  3                .30    Dec 28 1962
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                         807     Dec 12 a          2470       Jan 22 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          5.81  Dec 12               6.62    Apr 13 1994
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                            7.3   Sep  6                .20    Nov  9 1944
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   154                        144                         84                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    43                         44                         19                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    15                         12                          4.2                
 
a Peaks above base shown in table of peak discharges and stages at continuous-record surface-water-discharge stations.
e Estimated.


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