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


			03230800 DEER CREEK AT MT. STERLING, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 39042'54", long 83015'26", Madison County, Hydrologic Unit 05060002, on left bank at downstream side 
of bridge on State Highway 56, 0.2 mi downstream from unnamed right bank tributary, 0.6 mi southeast of Mount 
Sterling, and 4.9 mi upstream from Duffs Fork.
DRAINAGE AREA.--228 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1966 to September 1981; October 1995 to September 1996.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR OH-75-1: 1968(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 836.25 ft above sea level.
REMARKS.--Records fair except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Water-quality and sediment data 
collected at this site.

	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        64      e60     2270      242      211      371      177       86     4540      551       24       37
   2        50      e45     1840      235      213     2160      158       86     4590      383       22       35
   3        44      e42      832      221      244     1230      151      574     2980      220       22       34
   4        38      e40      568      203     1370      893      145      672     2310      150       32       33
   5        35      e40      445      314     2970      651      148      420      714      118       38       30
 
   6        34      e54      428      334     1040      622      162      289      488       96       26       30
   7        33      e90      376      234      636      480      142      199      351       83       21       31
   8        33     e120      316     e160      487      386      124      181      278       74       18       33
   9        36     e160      264     e130      368      347      115      195      229       75       16       38
  10        36      e90      231     e110      305     1220      107      161      190       81       14      e34
 
  11        35     e110      227      e96      266      737      106      137      168       63       14      e36
  12        33      e80      219      e90      239      484      124      129      156       56       14      e38
  13        34      e64      249      e84      202      369      142      118      159       52       54      e32
  14        35      e50      228      e78      198     1260      120      108      156       49       50      e28
  15        36      e46      209      e74      183     1130      109      127      129       47       49      e26
 
  16        41      e45      207      e72      164      604      107      113      211       43       66      e25
  17        50      e52     1850      e72      146      452      110       97      773       39      825      e32
  18        72      e60     1840      e70      149      516      103       92     1590       38      634      e38
  19        99      e66      807      e68      197      940      100      100      940      e34      224      e32
  20        76      e58      491      e68      258      600       97      110      481      e30      423      e44
 
  21        62      e56      381      e80      353      455       94       88      315      e28      402      e68
  22       e46      e56      282     e150      347      361       94       79      233      e45      196      e52
  23       e48      e49      272      624      239      274       92       75      180       71      136      e42
  24       e52      e48      993      310      192      231       90       72      149      131      102      e38
  25       e58      e60      733      585      173      217       85       92      129       66       83      e33
 
  26       e62    e1440      446      276      172      231       80      107      117       48       70      e30
  27       e68      955      341      414      231      206       80       87      104       42       60      e26
  28       e76      564      331     1640      242      188       94       74       92       39       52      e24
  29       e66      437      364      511      ---      251       86       76       87       37       46      e22
  30       e50      591      306      306      ---      242       80       84       91       32       42      e20
  31       e64      ---      272      224      ---      214      ---      203      ---       27       38      ---
 
 TOTAL    1566     5628    18618     8075    11795    18322     3422     5031    22930     2848     3813     1021
 MEAN     50.5      188      601      260      421      591      114      162      764     91.9      123     34.0
 MAX        99     1440     2270     1640     2970     2160      177      672     4590      551      825       68
 MIN        33       40      207       68      146      188       80       72       87       27       14       20
 CFSM      .22      .82     2.63     1.14     1.85     2.59      .50      .71     3.35      .40      .54      .15
 IN.       .26      .92     3.04     1.32     1.92     2.99      .56      .82     3.74      .46      .62      .17
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1967 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     60.2      175      302      319      366      460      376      359      272      122      118     79.3
 MAX       180      743      641      910      910     1239      786     1210      764      480      531      779
 (WY)     1980     1973     1978     1996     1975     1978     1996     1996     1997     1973     1979     1979
 MIN      12.8     35.3     15.7     10.0      111      113     58.5     29.2     23.9     12.9     14.9     11.7
 (WY)     1968     1979     1977     1977     1978     1969     1976     1976     1977     1977     1977     1968
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1967 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      157625                     103069                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                          431                        282                        250                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        394              1996
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          82.7            1977
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  7640     Jan 19            4590     Jun  2            9400       May 24 1968
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     22     Sep  2              14     Aug 10               5.4     Jul 28 1977
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              24     Aug 28              18     Aug  6               7.1     Sep 14 1967
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        7080     Jun  1 a         19500       Mar 10 1964
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         10.86  Jun  1              80.93    Mar 10 1964
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                           13     Aug 11                .00    May 25 1968
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   1.89                       1.24                       1.10               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                25.72                      16.82                      14.90               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   994                        623                        575                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   160                        110                        100                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    35                         34                         20                  
 
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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