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



			03219500 SCIOTO RIVER NEAR PROSPECT, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40025'10", long 83011'50", Delaware County, Hydrologic Unit 05060001, on right bank at downstream side 
of Hoskins Bridge, 1.5 mi upstream from Ottawa Creek, 2.0 mi south of Prospect, and 2.5 mi downstream from Patton 
Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--567 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1925 to October 1932, October 1939 to current year.  Published as "at Prospect" 1925-32. 
Gage-height records collected in this vicinity since 1915 are contained in reports of National Weather Service.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1908: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 886.9 ft above sea level (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).  
July 24, 1925, to Oct. 31, 1932, nonrecording gage at site 2.5 mi upstream at datum 4.8 ft higher. Oct. 16 to            
Dec. 5, 1939, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS.--Records fair except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Water-quality and sediment data 
collected at this site. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of March 25, 1913, reached a stage of 21.1 ft, discharge; 27,000 ft3/s, 
computed by Franklin County Conservancy District, at site and datum used 1925-32.

	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       227       45     1650      615      401     3480      584      144     3270      114       48       38
   2       115       48     2200      516      359     3300      442      139     5080      432       37       32
   3        65       46     2700      466      359     2970      359      333     6340      577       32       29
   4        43       39     2140      425      785     2950      316      905     6300      450       42       26
   5        34       35     1010      655     2240     2350      295     1010     5150      310       53       24
 
   6        29       32      593     1150     3570     3030      302      653     3320      204       47       25
   7        25       31      486      944     3660     3640      315      441     1620      140       51       25
   8        24       40      416      521     2040     3240      287      349      712      105       42       23
   9        22       50      358     e300      915     1910      240      381      482      126       32       23
  10        24       66      307     e240      609     1560      209      398      371      216       28       25
 
  11        24       72      508     e220     e400     1720      190      339      304      226       26       39
  12        22       70     1910     e200     e300     1470      208      284      264      173      e25       45
  13        21       63     3060     e180     e250      845      419      252      240      119      e24       36
  14        21      e60     4030     e170     e230     1100      543      227      223       90       24       30
  15        20      e56     3810     e160     e220     1790      404      210      199       80       25       27
 
  16        20      e52     2550     e150     e210     2120      317      184      171       82       32       23
  17        20      e50     2790     e150     e200     1260      278      166      148       67      155       21
  18        24      e45     3570     e150      234      698      255      148      137       52      633       20
  19        45      e43     4610     e140      354      603      236      234      156       50      836       19
  20        43      e40     3390     e140      686      577      218      511      435       47      545       19
 
  21        47       40     2330     e200      972      537      200      532      330       40      352       20
  22        46       40      899      298     1280      462      182      342      227       37      294       19
  23        41       38      602     e580     1330      392      167      251      167       41      218       19
  24        40       37     1800    e1100      960      327      158      203      134       43      183       21
  25        36       66     2550    e1300      600      296      147      328      112       57      157       21
 
  26        35     1420     3080     1220      499      283      137     1150       99       53      126       19
  27        36     1950     2110      700     1370      278      128     1410       93       66      111       17
  28        39     2260      983      950     2450      272      131      981       96       69       92       16
  29        35     1630      952     e900      ---      338      132      499      110       62       70       15
  30        38      896     1030     e600      ---      831      131      359      114       88       55       14
  31        50      ---      816      549      ---      853      ---      628      ---       68       45      ---
 
 TOTAL    1311     9360    59240    15889    27483    45482     7930    13991    36404     4284     4440      730
 MEAN     42.3      312     1911      513      982     1467      264      451     1213      138      143     24.3
 MAX       227     2260     4610     1300     3660     3640      584     1410     6340      577      836       45
 MIN        20       31      307      140      200      272      128      139       93       37       24       14
 CFSM      .07      .55     3.37      .90     1.73     2.59      .47      .80     2.14      .24      .25      .04
 IN.       .09      .61     3.89     1.04     1.80     2.98      .52      .92     2.39      .28      .29      .05
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1926 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      119      265      495      707      783     1017      873      495      405      270      123     97.0
 MAX      1643     2023     2451     3305     2166     3008     2771     1788     1915     2049      778     1651
 (WY)     1927     1973     1991     1950     1975     1978     1957     1996     1947     1992     1995     1926
 MIN      10.9     13.8     14.9     15.1     30.8      135     97.0     78.3     32.5     19.4     11.7     7.98
 (WY)     1945     1931     1964     1945     1964     1941     1946     1955     1988     1952     1932     1941
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1926 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      284243                     226544                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                          777                        621                        469                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        833              1927
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         127              1954
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  7080     Jan 21            6340     Jun  3           10000       Mar 22 1927
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     16     Sep  2              14     Sep 30               4.5     Sep 14 1953
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              17     Sep  1              18     Sep 24               5.9     Sep 25 1941
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        6510     Jun  3 a         10100       Mar 22 1927
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         12.34  Jun  3              15.00    Mar 22 1927
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                           14     Sep 30               3.5     Sep 13 1953
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   1.37                       1.09                        .83               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                18.65                      14.86                      11.24               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  2450                       1990                       1300                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   237                        218                        129                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    25                         25                         19                   

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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