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


		03221000 SCIOTO RIVER BELOW O'SHAUGHNESSY DAM NEAR DUBLIN, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40008'36", long 83007'14", Delaware County, Hydrologic Unit 05060001, on left bank, 0.2 mi north of 
county line, 0.8 mi downstream from O'Shaughnessy Dam, and 3.0 mi north of Dublin.
DRAINAGE AREA.--980 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1921 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 803: 1924-35. WSP 1725: 1924. WSP 1908: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 775.00 ft above sea level. Prior to Aug. 26, 1921, nonrecording gage 
at site 0.8 mi upstream at same datum. Aug. 26, 1921, to Oct. 13, 1924, nonrecording gage at site 100 ft downstream 
at same datum.
REMARKS.--No estimated daily discharges. Records good. Flow regulated since 1924 by O'Shaughnessy Reservoir 0.8 mi 
upstream (see station 03220500). Water-quality 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 24.6 ft, discharge; 74,500 ft3/s at 
Griggs Dam, 9 mi downstream from gage, computed by C.E. Sherman, The Ohio State University.


	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       662       73     4620     1030      781     4320      975       66    12500      244      128       84
   2       357       89     5160      871      680     6930      822       91    24900      293      113       72
   3       343       90     3840      722      726     5600      352      918    13600      716      102       72
   4       130       87     3030      691     2160     4270      719     2390     8520      645      116       45
   5        28       81     1730      891     6480     3530      520     1850     6440      524      111       42
 
   6        29       75     1090     1890     5970     6180      469     1250     4540      372       95       41
   7        82       94      840     1520     4800     5610      464      859     2620      271       95       41
   8        56       98      745      950     3250     4420      489      704     1310      192       95       39
   9        28       98      717      742     1620     3040      473      776      776      208       91       39
  10        28      112      501      550      899     3630      457      779      678      222       85       40
 
  11        28      129      590      397      792     3080      133      656      624      327       81       40
  12        29      136     3050      375      716     2330      280      547      555      312       80       41
  13        29      131     5080      490      652     1510      561      515      599      238      100       45
  14        48      134     4870      490      579     2490      839      522      121      169       82       45
  15       108       92     4560      480      440     4060      710      375      299      141       99       45
 
  16        84       90     3500      191      450     3040      579      288      525      123      109       45
  17        45       89     7010      108      437     2130      492      289      657      120      792       44
  18        34      104     8070      304      428     1290      480      290      528      116      745       44
  19        38       92     6340      315      436     1370      458      338       93      120     1110       41
  20        41       87     4860      295     1280     1150      450      614      336       77      971       69
 
  21        47      108     3130      289     1860     1160      224      810      585       75      685      100
  22        72       78     1660      648     2290      970      263      631      447       72      521       93
  23        94       69     1030     1660     1970      799      219      493      331       79      441       90
  24       112       77     4210     2040     1520      468      261      471      256      100      338       86
  25       115      146     5340     2180     1040      456      236       88      224       90      294       84
 
  26        41     2720     4130     1540      581      487      267     1800      199       83      240       49
  27        58     4700     3110     1210     2140      489      266     2450      159      184      193       48
  28        77     3220     1760     2240     4290      480      468     1600      151      262      175       23
  29        59     2270     1600     2070      ---      500      197      951      153      166      134       28
  30        67     1710     1650     1570      ---     1100      154      685      195      128      112      124
  31        62      ---     1370     1120      ---     1340      ---     1480      ---      133       97      ---
 
 TOTAL    3031    17079    99193    29869    49267    78229    13277    25576    82921     6802     8430     1699
 MEAN     97.8      569     3200      964     1760     2524      443      825     2764      219      272     56.6
 MAX       662     4700     8070     2240     6480     6930      975     2450    24900      716     1110      124
 MIN        28       69      501      108      428      456      133       66       93       72       80       23
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1921 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      182      437      839     1289     1420     1804     1513      888      705      441      236      152
 MAX      2626     3426     4794     6397     4073     5231     4706     3865     3407     3599     1584     2285
 (WY)     1927     1973     1991     1937     1975     1963     1957     1996     1947     1992     1995     1926
 MIN      28.2     15.1     13.0     29.3     30.9      249      152     46.4     57.8     37.2     29.4     25.6
 (WY)     1922     1954     1953     1992     1964     1941     1946     1925     1955     1921     1921     1965
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1921 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      570775                     415373                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                         1559                       1138                        824                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                       1458              1973
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         190              1934
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                 18100     Jan 19           24900     Jun  2           42900       Jan 22 1959
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     25     Sep 18              23     Sep 28                .40    Nov  8 1924
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              30     Sep 16              35     Oct  8               1.1     Nov 14 1953
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                       31900     Jun  2           42900       Jan 22 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         17.03  Jun  2              22.04    Jan 22 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                           23     Sep 28              14       Nov 13 1991
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  4860                       3230                       2260                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   526                        447                        204                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    54                         59                         41                  
 


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