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


			03140500 MUSKINGUM RIVER NEAR COSHOCTON, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40014'54", long 81052'23", in T.5 N., R.6 W., Coshocton County, Hydrologic Unit 05040004, on right bank 
at upstream side of former highway bridge, 1 mi southwest of Coshocton, and 2 mi downstream from confluence of 
Tuscarawas and Walhonding Rivers.
DRAINAGE AREA.--4,859 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1936 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1907: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 725.00 ft above sea level. Prior to Sept.19, 1936, nonrecording gage 
and Sept. 20, 1936 to Sept. 30, 1977, water-stage recorder at same site at datum 5.00 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated record, which is fair. Flow regulated by 13 flood-control 
reservoirs at points 19 mi to 88 mi upstream. Water-quality data collected at this site. U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in March 1913 reached a stage of about 28.8 ft, discharge, 202,000 ft3/s, 
computed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

	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      6310     3440    12700     9050     6870     9530     5680     3740    14600     2780     1650     1370
   2      4620     3160    17500     7580     5730    11800     5390     3550    18100     2950     1440     1290
   3      3640     2960    17500     7060     5150    16200     4960     4020    19900     3090     1370     1230
   4      3060     2730    16000     6730     5560    16700     4640     6070    20000     2870     1400     1180
   5      2590     2550    13300     6600    13000    14300     4360     6570    19500     2530     1360     1150
 
   6      2280     2450    11500     7160    17400    15300     4320     6080    18800     2310     1350     1120
   7      2080     2450     9470     7920    16300    18400     4230     5750    17300     2150     1300     1070
   8      1920     3850     7840     7620    12300    18600     3970     5240    14900     2060     1210     1030
   9      1750     6710     6900     6930     9980    16600     3710     5650    14400     2050     1140     1010
  10      1750     7950     6470     6230     8440    17700     3520     6360    14000     2400     1120     1070
 
  11      1860     7800     6270     5580     6960    19600     3380     6010    13100     2480     1100     1320
  12      1850     7350    13000     4570     6180    17600     3530     5470    11700     2250     1080     1670
  13      1740     6100    18800     3870     5670    14800     5460     5040    11000     2050     1180     1590
  14      1620     5300    19700    e3300     5230    14700     7600     4620    10200     1900     1310     1480
  15      1530     4810    18500    e3000     5080    17000     6990     4490     8020     1780     1620     1330
 
  16      1460     4350    16500    e2800     4870    16900     5910     4500     7280     1700     1520     1220
  17      1520     4200    17100    e3200     4480    13800     5430     4260     8610     1630     2060     1150
  18      1770     4160    19400    e2700     4260    11400     5370     3930     9740     1590     4150     1100
  19      3420     4420    19700    e2500    e9000    10200     5390     4870    12400     1550     4540     1050
  20      5650     4840    18000    e2350    e9400     9210     5020     8570    11200     1610     4160     1080
 
  21      6300     4480    15500    e2200    e9800     8270     4530     7970     9250     1600     3590     1150
  22      6260     4110    13200    e2900     9720     7500     4190     6630     7050     1460     3130     1850
  23      5310     3870    12200     4860     9210     6830     3970     5640     5640     1440     2740     1760
  24      4570     3730    14600     5960     7770     6190     3920     5020     4810     1730     2210     1440
  25      4210     3650    16800     6950     6500     5750     3750     5400     4250     1640     1930     1240
 
  26      3720     5600    17400     9270     5850     5840     3620    16500     3860     1560     1970     1150
  27      3150    11700    16100     9750     5950     6310     3470    18300     3680     2470     2210     1090
  28      2820    12400    13200     9340     8580     6440     3520    16200     3510     3240     2000     1030
  29      2680    10900    11500    12100      ---     5950     3970    13800     3160     2500     1770      986
  30      2670     8900    10900    13700      ---     5760     4080    11700     2910     2180     1610      936
  31      2960      ---    10200     9350      ---     5620      ---    11000      ---     1860     1470      ---
 
 TOTAL   97070   160920   437750   193130   225240   370800   137880   222950   322870    65410    60690    37142
 MEAN     3131     5364    14120     6230     8044    11960     4596     7192    10760     2110     1958     1238
 MAX      6310    12400    19700    13700    17400    19600     7600    18300    20000     3240     4540     1850
 MIN      1460     2450     6270     2200     4260     5620     3380     3550     2910     1440     1080      936
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1936 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     1731     3058     4818     6369     7936     9898     8831     6232     4661     3173     2145     1717
 MAX      7981    12310    14860    30880    20990    21070    16400    19350    17480    16640    12430     9765
 (WY)     1991     1986     1991     1937     1959     1945     1957     1996     1947     1969     1980     1979
 MIN       636      566      558      923      929     2520     2189     1611      921      637      645      499
 (WY)     1992     1954     1964     1977     1964     1969     1946     1941     1988     1954     1954     1954
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1936 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                     2955911                    2331852                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                         8076                       6389                       5033                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                       7545              1980
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        2082              1954
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                 24800     Jan 20           20000     Jun  4           77900       Jan 26 1937
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                    991     Sep  5             936     Sep 30             420       Sep 13 1954
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM            1040     Aug 31            1090     Sep  4             452       Sep 26 1954
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                       20300     Jun  3           78700       Jan 26 1937
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         14.46  Jun  3              21.98    Jan 26 1937
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                          919     Sep 30             420       Sep 13 1954
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                 19100                      15400                      12900                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  5510                       4810                       2960                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1640                       1420                        859                  
 
e Estimated.


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