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



			03232000 PAINT CREEK NEAR GREENFIELD, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 39022'45", long 83022'32", Fayette County, Hydrologic Unit 05060003, on right bank at upstream side of 
bridge on State Highway 753, 0.6 mi upstream from Stone Run, 2 mi north of Greenfield, and 3.0 mi downstream from 
Indian Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--249 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1926 to November 1935, October 1939 to September 1956; water years 1962-66 (occasional low-
flow measurements), water years 1963-66 (annual maximums); October 1966 to September 1981; water years 1993-1995 
(stage only); October 1995 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 743: 1926(M). WSP 758: 1926-33. WSP 1908: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 844.27 ft above sea level. Prior to Feb. 14, 1940, nonrecording gage, 
Feb. 14, 1940, to June 3, 1955, water-stage recorder, June 4, 1955, to Sept. 30, 1956, nonrecording gage, at same 
site at datum 1.00 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. 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        67       16     1420      249      257     1500      255       84     3190      841       26     43  
   2        40       15     1750      232      245     3670      217       82     4620      549       22     37  
   3        24       14     1150      217      252     2490      194      349     3180      626       20     32  
   4        19       14      639      198     1370     1540      178      613     1420      268       40     30  
   5        17       14      413      268     2370      999      175      422      762      174       60     27  
 
   6        14       15      367      293     1800      843      178      296      492      129       37     26  
   7        12       20      319      265      950      614      158      218      361      105       34     25  
   8        11       72      271      199      571      474      139      226      284       87       26     30  
   9        11       53      226     e120      432      459      125      306      234       93       20     30  
  10        12       48      189      e94      352     1160      115      227      195       93       19     24  
 
  11        14       48      178      e84      307      986      110      182      169       75       17     26  
  12        15       44      255      e76      271      592      127      162      156       65       16     23  
  13        13       36      242      e74      228      412      148      147      158       55       28     23  
  14        13       32      209      e68      202      882      128      131      156       48      123     20  
  15        12       29      183      e66      193     1130      112      131      128       43      204     18  
 
  16        11       27      171      e64      176      704      106      107      119       38      208     17  
  17        11       25     1780      e62      154      451      108       95      266       34      206     16  
  18        12       27     1990      e62      146      636      104       91      761       31     1660     14  
  19        35       33     1250      e60      170     1320       98       89     1940       29     1020     12  
  20        16       30      627      e60      220      889       94       87     1300       24      888     17  
 
  21        15       29      399      e66      270      574       91       78      482       23     1240     32  
  22        18       30      309     e100      284      421       88       70      328       51      676     24  
  23        19       31      264     e140      226      312       85       65      247       52      386     21  
  24        20       30      715      424      182      250       82       64      199       39      255     16  
  25        18       43      797      695      159      224       79       94      163       72      194     14  
 
  26        17      457      486      386      158      242       74      418      146       77      145     12  
  27        18      668      350      628      197      218       69      321      130       50      114     11  
  28        23      506      316     1890      198      201       80      228      108       41       93      9.8
  29        21      298      335      968      ---      316       81      183       99       81       72      8.7
  30        25      349      317      543      ---      355       76      164      100       56       60      7.1
  31        18      ---      279      301      ---      311      ---      358      ---       37       49      ---
 
 TOTAL     591     3053    18196     8952    12340    25175     3674     6088    21893     3986     7958    645.6
 MEAN     19.1      102      587      289      441      812      122      196      730      129      257     21.5
 MAX        67      668     1990     1890     2370     3670      255      613     4620      841     1660       43
 MIN        11       14      171       60      146      201       69       64       99       23       16      7.1
 CFSM      .08      .41     2.36     1.16     1.77     3.26      .49      .79     2.93      .52     1.03      .09
 IN.       .09      .46     2.72     1.34     1.84     3.76      .55      .91     3.27      .60     1.19      .10
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1927 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     50.2      115      254      388      423      501      388      326      221      104     78.0     62.7
 MAX       606      827      784     1510     1078     1712     1190     1731      791      519      633      831
 (WY)     1927     1973     1951     1949     1951     1945     1940     1968     1981     1973     1980     1979
 MIN       .59     1.11     2.09     5.06     8.06     28.9     57.3     20.6     7.42      .82      .47      .16
 (WY)     1931     1954     1954     1931     1954     1931     1941     1941     1934     1930     1930     1953
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1927 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      170775.3                   112551.6                                           
 ANNUAL MEAN                          467                        308                        242                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        442              1996
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          56.1            1954
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  5210     Apr 30            4620     Jun  2           14400       May 24 1968
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      2.7   Sep 10               7.1   Sep 30                .00    Sep 10 1953
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               2.9   Sep  6              11     Sep 24                .04    Sep 26 1953
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        5150     Jun  2 a         21700       May 24 1969
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          9.52  Jun  2              14.28    May 24 1969
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                            6.2   Sep 30                .00    Sep 10 1953
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   1.87                       1.24                        .97               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                25.51                      16.81                      13.19               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1440                        776                        600                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   185                        129                         80                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    12                         17                          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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