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


			03223000 OLENTANGY RIVER AT CLARIDON, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40034'58", long 82059'20", in NW 1/4 sec. 26, T.5 S., R.16 E., Marion County, Hydrologic Unit 05060001, 
on left bank 900 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 95, 0.5 mi east of Claridon, 0.8 mi downstream from 
Otter Creek, and 1.4 mi upstream from Beaver Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--157 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1946 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1235: 1947, 1948(P). WSP 1908: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 961.72 ft above sea level. (Levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.) 
Prior to Aug. 18, 1969, water-stage recorder at site 1,000 ft upstream at same datum.
REMARKS.--Records fair except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Small diversion at gage for irrigation 
of golf course. Water-quality and sediment data collected at this site. Water year 1986 stream flow records 
published in water year 1987 data report. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.


	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      50         62      923      140      102     e625      103       53     1890       20     12        9.0
   2      28         39     1140      127       88     e943       89       63     2830       19     10        9.3
   3      19         27      599      121      101     e955       77      191     2030       19      9.9     11  
   4      14         21      219      118      352      442       73      399      798       18      9.4     11  
   5      12         19      163      239     1330      562       71      238      315       16     10       11  
 
   6      10         17      143      333      959     1460       80      147      206       15      8.9     12  
   7       9.7       16      134      171      303     1110       80      129      150       14      7.8     12  
   8       9.2       25      122      e94      182      414       65      107      114       13      7.2     12  
   9       8.4       41      101      e80     e120      270       59      220       92       80      6.1     12  
  10       8.7       48       87      e64     e100      760       54      196       77      101      5.5     13  
 
  11      10         46      298      e58      e86      677       53      126       68       50      6.0     37  
  12      12         47     1690      e52      e74      291       82      101       61       32      6.9     46  
  13      12         40     1820      e50      e64      194      283       85       60       25      7.3     26  
  14       9.5       32     1010      e48      e60      507      195       71       67       21     12       19  
  15       7.9       27      333      e46      e56      742      127       68       50       20     19       15  
 
  16       7.3       24      267      e45      e52     e432      101       70       43       17     20       13  
  17       6.7       23     1210      e42      e50     e280       86       60       41       15     65       11  
  18       9.9       23     1790      e40      e66     e200       80       54       40       13     89        9.8
  19      27         23     1280      e39      248     e160       75      404       42       13     64        8.7
  20      46         24      320      e38      334      135       69      629       41       15     33        8.4
 
  21      37         25      180      e50      487      120       65      257       36       13     25        9.3
  22      25         24      151      130      521      112       60      118       32       12     21       20  
  23      20         21      160      543      262       98       56       83       28       18     18       16  
  24      22         19     1310      383      148       87       54       72       27       28     15       13  
  25      22         39     1480      258     e115       85       48      154       25       23     14       10  
 
  26      24        953      691     e210     e116       88       44      979       24       17     13        7.8
  27      22       1020      226     e180    e1080       93       41      841       26       15     12        7.2
  28      18        514      217      756    e1300       88       46      249       29       72     12        6.1
  29      16        190      299      598      ---       93       49      138       25       37     10        5.1
  30      32        238      226      311      ---       96       48      115       21       22      9.5      4.2
  31      62        ---      170      135      ---       99      ---      339      ---       15      8.8      ---
 
 TOTAL   617.3     3667    18759     5499     8756    12218     2413     6756     9288      808    567.3    404.9
 MEAN     19.9      122      605      177      313      394     80.4      218      310     26.1     18.3     13.5
 MAX        62     1020     1820      756     1330     1460      283      979     2830      101       89       46
 MIN       6.7       16       87       38       50       85       41       53       21       12      5.5      4.2
 CFSM      .13      .78     3.85     1.13     1.99     2.51      .51     1.39     1.97      .17      .12      .09
 IN.       .15      .87     4.44     1.30     2.07     2.89      .57     1.60     2.20      .19      .13      .10
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1947 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     29.9      108      180      255      283      316      263      166      137     92.6     45.4     29.4
 MAX       295      526      741     1145      625      964      745      482      854     1011      580      241
 (WY)     1991     1973     1991     1950     1982     1963     1957     1996     1947     1987     1995     1981
 MIN      .019     2.44     2.29     9.01     8.02     55.7     43.3     17.8     5.80     5.27     1.35      .70
 (WY)     1954     1964     1964     1977     1964     1983     1971     1955     1962     1962     1952     1953
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1947 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                       93589.6                    69753.5                                           
 ANNUAL MEAN                          256                        191                        158                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        237              1947
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          72.7            1954
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  3840     Jan 19            2830     Jun  2           11900       Jan 22 1959
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      3.8   Sep  6               4.2   Sep 30                .00    Oct  2 1953
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               4.3   Aug 16               6.7   Aug  7                .00    Oct  2 1953
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        2980     Jun  2 a         14900       Jan 22 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         10.98  Jun  2              16.77    Jan 22 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                            4.2   Sep 30                .00    Oct  2 1953
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   1.63                       1.22                       1.01               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                22.18                      16.53                      13.68               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   786                        551                        396                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    70                         59                         43                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     7.9                       10                          4.5                

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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