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



			03226800 OLENTANGY RIVER NEAR WORTHINGTON, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40006'37", long 83001'55", Franklin County, Hydrologic Unit 05060001, on left bank 350 ft downstream 
from Interstate Highway 270 bridge, 1.5 mi northwest of Worthington and 2.8 mi upstream from Rush Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--497 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1955 to September 1984, October 1996 to September 1997.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1625: 1952(M). WSP 1908. Drainage area. WRD Ohio 1972: 1971(M). WRD-OH-80-1: 1976(M), 1978(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 743.20 ft above sea level.
REMARKS.--Records fair except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Flow regulated by Delaware Lake 21 mi 
upstream. Water-quality data collected at this site. Daily suspended sediment data collected at this site.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in Jan. 1952 reached a stage of 15.3 ft, discharge 15,000 ft3/s, from 
information by 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       757       36     1860     1080      445     1710       90      300     3640      145       43       43
   2       156       34     1130      807      434     2400       52      196     2630       85       43       40
   3       141       32     1360      294      157      414       49      484      581      123       43       29
   4        60       31     2040      287     1230      256       55      360      337       78      118       25
   5       313      131     1330      376     2520      275       71     1200      378       65      112       23
 
   6       442      390      235      391     3030     1330       81      947     2810       60      124       23
   7       179      216      214      791     2470     4300       61      243     4230       58       57       23
   8        65      239      192      623      546     4100       51      455     4180       55       37       24
   9       520      209      180      311      503     3890       47      434     4170       69       43       24
  10        98      207      305     e240      488     3460       41      213     3810      126       38       36
 
  11        31      201     3160     e190      478     2550       32      265     1620      192       41       30
  12        27      247     1750     e150      256     1510       64      300      226      173       50       28
  13        20      399     2440     e130      238      796       84      186      223      128      115       25
  14        22      105     2970     e110      304     1470       54      100      185       59       56       23
  15        21       86     2860       98      301     1040       42       97      172       38      164       23
 
  16        23      326     2020      146      286     1130       36       69      331       31      113       22
  17        24      464     2040      185      269     1490       38      334      367       22     1020       22
  18        97      261     2650      204       96     1260       35      595      175       22      556       23
  19        89      142     3960      213      256      692       36      908      275       69      804       23
  20        45      138     2390      240      795      220       57      403      193       37      476       28
 
  21        35      137      808      224     1480      152       56      681      108       33      319       32
  22        31      139      789      483     1380      425       60      696       77       34      185       24
  23        39      134      994     1180     1270      541       77      244       74       59      172       27
  24        44      135     2270     2650      880      595       89       88       63       51      154       24
  25        29      195     1590      982       96      403       92      173       58       41       97       21
 
  26       305     1390     1820      728       79      144      379     1060       61       38       72       19
  27       439     2070     2360      766      420      313      537     2160      133      109       61       16
  28       248     1980     1220     1070     2060      249      377     1980      115      222       57       18
  29        42     1910     1220     1330      ---      259       98     1060       76       57       49       16
  30        45     1140     1160     1230      ---      240      245      438      178       42       43       17
  31        38      ---     1120      451      ---      247      ---      963      ---       41       44      ---
 
 TOTAL    4425    13124    50437    17960    22767    37861     3086    17632    31476     2362     5306      751
 MEAN      143      437     1627      579      813     1221      103      569     1049     76.2      171     25.0
 MAX       757     2070     3960     2650     3030     4300      537     2160     4230      222     1020       43
 MIN        20       31      180       98       79      144       32       69       58       22       37       16
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1956 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      118      350      560      577      751      980      700      492      390      258      149      101
 MAX       697     1797     1772     2352     2368     2517     2033     1219     1297     1672      801      809
 (WY)     1987     1973     1978     1992     1959     1963     1964     1967     1981     1992     1980     1979
 MIN      11.9     25.7     12.1     17.7     27.2      139     40.0     53.9     15.6     30.7     32.0     17.6
 (WY)     1965     1964     1964     1977     1964     1983     1971     1988     1962     1962     1986     1964
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS                            FOR 1997 WATER YEAR                        WATER YEARS 1956 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                                   207187                                                           
 ANNUAL MEAN                                       568                                      454                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        778              1973
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         269              1977
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                               4300      Mar  7                        10800       Jan 21 1959
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                                  16      Sep 27                            6.5     Dec 28 1991
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                           19      Sep 24                            8.0     Jan  7 1992
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                          5860      Jun  2                        16500       Jan 21 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                            8.55   Jun  2                           15.68    Jan 21 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                             16      Sep 27                            8.5     Sep 26 1967
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                               1840                                     1310                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                                192                                      138                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                                 31                                       26                  

e Estimated.


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