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


			03228500 BIG WALNUT CREEK AT CENTRAL COLLEGE, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40006'13", long 82053'03", T.2 N., R.17 W., Franklin County, Hydrologic Unit 05060001, on right bank 
at upstream side of county road bridge, 0.2 mi east of Central College, 0.4 mi downstream from Hoover Dam, and  
3 mi southeast of Westerville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--190 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1938 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 873: 1938. WSP 1435: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 815.16 ft above sea level.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated record, which are fair. Flow completely regulated by Hoover 
Reservoir since September 1954. (See station 03228400). Water-quality data collected at this site 1965 to 1977. 
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       112      140      107       99      140      220      125      104     4530      131      130      104
   2       112      130      107      103      139     2210      118      105     6650      122      130      131
   3       112      132      117      116      118     1280      118      140     4650      119      130      128
   4       112      138      107       95      650      325      118      153     1280      116      130      113
   5       109      138       96      106     1590      404      129      148      147      104      114      111
 
   6       108      138      101      103     1650     1230      126      118      148      114      131      114
   7       109      123       93      111     1010      461      126      111      148      131      135      125
   8       110      116       86      119      112      296      122      123      146      142      124      111
   9       130      125      108      107      118      246      121      126      133      133      111      119
  10       111      121      109     e108      121     1560      121      111      132      120      115      123
 
  11       120      122       92     e100      100      247      128      108      131      113      142      117
  12       115      120       89      e90     e210      371      123      138      130      138      128      113
  13       116      125       97      e80     e138      325      111      135      132      136      113      104
  14       150      130      104     e109     e108     1250      120      126      127      141      110      102
  15       163      118       93     e110     e106     1520      131      120      107      143      116      110
 
  16       136      115       94     e110     e107      558      129      129      120      162      114      126
  17       116      112      120     e100      100      453      104      135      346      171      176      130
  18       119      123     e106      e93      109      239       92      129      407      167      177      126
  19       114      122     e100       98       92      128      108      122      340      127      162      113
  20       110      125       90      127      105      125      111      111      246      122      132      114
 
  21       139      140       85      138      488      116      136      127      180      140      131      111
  22       153      121       96      137      411      117      114      118      179      138      130      118
  23       154      117      114      129      209      110      105      126      152      107      129      129
  24       157      107      147      112      165       98       93      130      143      105      121      122
  25       133      112      103      114      133      122      128      139      159      116      121      108
 
  26       120      127      112      123      100      127      111     1160      178      124      121      122
  27       132      120       99      149      334      134      107      135      140      130      121      126
  28       132      113      108      123      398      127      116      122      130      125      119      126
  29       157       93       89      120      ---      110      122      119      137      127      114      137
  30       166       80      115      134      ---       97      103      124      138      126      102      124
  31       158      ---      101      154      ---      130      ---      754      ---      130      102      ---
 
 TOTAL    3985     3643     3185     3517     9061    14736     3516     5546    21586     4020     3931     3557
 MEAN      129      121      103      113      324      475      117      179      720      130      127      119
 MAX       166      140      147      154     1650     2210      136     1160     6650      171      177      137
 MIN       108       80       85       80       92       97       92      104      107      104      102      102
 
  STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1955 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      107      122      157      199      250      347      321      262      221      163      143      117
 MAX       289      650      926      871      781      957      783      786      720      503      655      626
 (WY)     1980     1973     1991     1959     1975     1963     1961     1996     1997     1987     1980     1979
 MIN       .15     1.69      .77     1.02     6.24     89.1     46.2     21.5      .30      .55     4.86     3.43
 (WY)     1956     1956     1956     1956     1956     1972     1955     1955     1955     1955     1955     1955
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1955 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      114317                      80283                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                          312                        220                        200                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        337              1973
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         111              1966
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  3620     Apr 30            6650     Jun  2           10600       Jan 22 1959
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     80     Nov 30              80     Nov 30                .00    May 20 1955
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              96     Dec  7              96     Dec  7                .00    May 31 1955
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        8050     Jun  1 a         23800       Jan 21 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         13.29  Jun  1              19.75    Jan 21 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                           80     Nov 30                .00    May 20 1955
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   589                        214                        311                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   130                        122                        118                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   104                        102                         63                  
 
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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