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


			03159540 SHADE RIVER NEAR CHESTER, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 39003'49", long 81052'55", in NE 1/4 sec. 10, T.3N., R.12 W., Meigs County, Hydrologic Unit 05030202, 
on right bank at downstream side of bridge on Oak Hill Road, 200 ft upstream from Sugar Run, 2.8 mi southeast of 
Chester, and 8.5 mi northeast of Pomeroy.
DRAINAGE AREA.--156 mi2, includes that of Sugar Run.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1956, 1962-64 (occasional low-flow measurements), June 1965 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 576.91 ft above sea level.
REMARKS.--Records poor. Water-quality and sediment 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        64       19     1530      172      163     2070      220       72    242       82        2.6      4.8
   2        43       19      803      154      142   e10300      164       64    962       95        2.3      4.8
   3        35       18      253      143      136    e6620      141      283    488       42        2.2      4.4
   4        28       18      172      129      201    e3500      126      442    203       29        2.1      3.5
   5        23       18      136      164     1400    e1170      115      236    138       17        2.0      2.7
 
   6        21       18      140      367      584     e633      110      160     92       12        2.0      2.3
   7        20       18      138      218      277      375       96      120     67        9.5      2.0      2.1
   8        19      893      117      159      197      256       77      104     57        7.9      1.9      1.9
   9        18      921       99      134      176      203       68      358     55        7.7      1.9      1.8
  10        17      216       85      159      159      977       63      288     47       12        1.9     41  
 
  11        16      142       81      168      150      533       60      200     40       12        1.7     50  
  12        16      103      347      132      142      267       81      143     37        9.0      1.7     30  
  13        15       78     1480     e120      129      193      237      114     37        7.5      1.7     19  
  14        15       65      368      e90      150      192      150       95     60        6.1      1.7     13  
  15        15       57      214      e66      340      246      103       82     41        4.9      1.7      7.4
 
  16        14       49      169      e70      260      177       85       72     33        4.2      1.7      5.3
  17        13       45      365      e80      179      145       89       64     29        3.8    143        4.5
  18        13       48      499      e66      150      215       83       60     32        3.3    227        3.7
  19        22       82      249      e60      148     1360       72       58     36        2.9    105        3.2
  20        39       81      175      e56      142      490       65       98     31        2.6     47        2.9
 
  21        35       69      111      e54      134      298       63      100     25        2.3     47        3.0
  22        30       67      132      e56      137      272       72       69     21        2.0     59        4.1
  23        24       67      131       70      116      244       63       56     18        2.0     34        4.6
  24        20       74      383       87       92      223       61       47     15        3.5     20        4.6
  25        20       90      665      136       78      218       63       44     13        4.0     14        3.9
 
  26        19      420      250      291       81      912       54      118     12        3.4     11        3.1
  27        19      451      190      211      153      439       51      111     13        3.1      9.1      2.8
  28        19      227      179     1650      142      240      119       65     13        3.0      7.9      2.9
  29        19      170      176      888      ---      290      128       51     12        2.9      6.9      2.7
  30        19      191      221      369      ---      375       87       45      9.7      2.9      6.5      2.7
  31        20      ---      206      249      ---      298      ---       50      ---      2.9      5.4      ---
 
 TOTAL     710     4734    10064     6768     6158    33731     2966     3869   2878.7    402.4    773.9    242.7
 MEAN     22.9      158      325      218      220     1088     98.9      125     96.0     13.0     25.0     8.09
 MAX        64      921     1530     1650     1400    10300      237      442      962       95      227       50
 MIN        13       18       81       54       78      145       51       44      9.7      2.0      1.7      1.8
 CFSM      .15     1.01     2.08     1.40     1.41     6.97      .63      .80      .62      .08      .16      .05
 IN.       .17     1.13     2.40     1.61     1.47     8.04      .71      .92      .69      .10      .18      .06
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1965 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     56.2      111      213      250      314      361      275      241     86.7     68.1     65.1     37.5
 MAX       259      386      765      755      884     1088      634      912      423      384      406      262
 (WY)     1976     1974     1991     1994     1994     1997     1972     1968     1981     1980     1980     1979
 MIN       .42      .99     20.2     24.0     40.7     53.4     48.6     33.2     2.37     2.40      .72      .38
 (WY)     1988     1988     1988     1977     1978     1969     1995     1986     1988     1987     1988     1987
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1965 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                       91900.2                    73297.7                                           
 ANNUAL MEAN                          251                        201                        174                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        272              1994
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          45.4            1988
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  3620     May  5           10300     Mar  2           10300       Mar  2 1997
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      6.4   Jul 12               1.7   Aug 11                .18    Sep 29 1987
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               8.3   Jul  8               1.7   Aug 10                .21    Sep 23 1987
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                       15600     Mar  2 a         15600       Mar  2 1997
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         31.44  Mar  2 b            31.44    Mar  2 1997
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                            1.7   Aug 11                .17    Sep 28 1987
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   1.61                       1.29                       1.12               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                21.91                      17.48                      15.16               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   624                        351                        381                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   117                         68                         58                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    18                          3.1                        4.0                

a Peaks above base shown in table of peak discharges and stages at continuous-record surface-water-discharge stations.
b From high water mark
e Estimated.


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