U.S. Geological Survey
Water Resources Data - Ohio, Water Year 97, Vol. 1 | Scioto River Basin


			03228300 BIG WALNUT CREEK AT SUNBURY, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40014'10", long 82051'05", Delaware County, Hydrologic Unit 05060001, on left bank 200 ft downstream 
from bridge on State Highway 37, 0.1 mi downstream from Rattlesnake Creek, 0.6 mi east of Sunbury, and 0.9 mi 
upstream from Prairie Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--101 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1988 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 945 ft above sea level, from topographic map.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated record, which are poor.

	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     12         3.1      979       64       68      129       63       34   4790       33        7.9     4.8 
   2      5.7       2.2      455       60       57     1220       48       34   2360       28        4.7     3.9 
   3      2.4       2.2      157       57       60      361       42      331    443       57        3.5     2.6 
   4      1.4       3.0       99       54      796      197       38      250    242       20        4.9     1.9 
   5       .90      3.0       76      161     1270      166       38      120    149       12        7.1     1.7 
 
   6       .68      3.0       74      137      300      719       46       96     97        8.3      3.1     1.5 
   7       .38      3.7       77       76      160      219       39       72     70        6.4      2.8     1.3 
   8       .18      8.6       67       52      118      138       31       76     56        5.3      2.8     1.1 
   9       .98     12         53      e41       92      123       27      217     46        4.9      2.2     1.1 
  10      1.4      14         43      e34       83      720       25      110     37        4.7      1.8    28   
 
  11      1.2      19        136      e27       71      224       26       76     30        4.4      1.6    41   
  12      1.1      15        665      e22       63      126       35       61     26        3.4      1.8    26   
  13      1.1      12        269      e20       53       94       74       49     25        2.8      4.8    15   
  14      1.0       9.5      138      e18       56      923       55       42     25        2.6      4.5     7.5 
  15       .89      8.0       97      e17       49      409       42       46     20        2.8      8.9     4.8 
 
  16       .89      7.2       83      e16       44      153       37       41    119        2.1     30       3.4 
  17       .89      7.2     1350      e15       59      112       41       34    485        1.7    988       2.4 
  18      1.7       9.0      604      e14       41      103       40       35    143        1.5    385       1.5 
  19      2.8      16        194      e13      122      149       35      201    122        4.5    128        .46
  20      4.1      19        111      e12      198      114       31      131    206        3.0     91        .34
 
  21      7.4      15        114      e30      256       92       28       65     71        1.6    105        .22
  22      5.7      12         68     e100      189       77       27       46     41        1.2    168        .31
  23      4.3      10         85      376      107       62       25       36     29        1.3     80        .37
  24      2.6       9.2     1480      153       77       52       23       30     21        1.3     43        .25
  25      3.1      14        378      546       61       49       23      211     16        1.5     33        .18
 
  26      5.6     448        145      200       62       71       26      896     13        1.4     26        .17
  27      4.7     190        106      233      293       69       27      172     10      609       17        .10
  28      3.6      81        106      840      190       57       35       91      7.0    461       13        .08
  29      2.7      51        119      261      ---       75       40       65      5.5     95       10        .29
  30      2.8      94         92      178      ---       67       34       72      7.5     37        7.5      .82
  31      2.8       ---       75       98      ---       75      ---      539      ---     16        6.1      ---
 
 TOTAL   86.99   1100.9     8495     3925     4995     7145     1101     4279   9712.0   1434.7   2193.0   153.09
 MEAN     2.81     36.7      274      127      178      230     36.7      138      324     46.3     70.7     5.10
 MAX        12      448     1480      840     1270     1220       74      896     4790      609      988       41
 MIN       .18      2.2       43       12       41       49       23       30      5.5      1.2      1.6      .08
 CFSM      .03      .36     2.71     1.25     1.77     2.28      .36     1.37     3.21      .46      .70      .05
 IN.       .03      .41     3.13     1.45     1.84     2.63      .41     1.58     3.58      .53      .81      .06
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1989 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     17.0     85.6      147      204      173      186      188      165      165      116     35.9     9.86
 MAX      81.2      256      585      426      424      354      334      398      338      348      167     56.4
 (WY)     1991     1993     1991     1996     1990     1993     1996     1996     1989     1992     1995     1992
 MIN      .002     .051      .72     16.4     46.0     46.0     36.7     21.8     2.88      .15     .007     .006
 (WY)     1992     1992     1992     1992     1992     1990     1997     1991     1991     1991     1991     1991
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1989 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                       62026.59                   44620.68                                          
 ANNUAL MEAN                          169                        122                        124                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        159              1996
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          67.4            1992
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2300     May 11            4790     Jun  1            4790       Jun  1 1997
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                       .00  Aug 30                .08  Sep 28                .00    Jul 24 1991
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                .00  Aug 30                .21  Sep 23                .00    Jul 24 1991
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        6700     Jun  1            6700       Jun  1 1997
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         11.20  Jun  1              11.86    Dec 20 1990
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                             .08  Sep 27                .00    Jul 24 1991
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   1.68                       1.21                       1.23               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                22.85                      16.43                      16.71               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   402                        245                        300                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    44                         37                         33                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                      .67                       1.5                         .45               
 
e Estimated.


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