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


			03261950 LORAMIE CREEK NEAR NEWPORT, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40018'25", long 84023'02", in SE 1/4 sec, 24, T.11 N., R.4 E., Shelby County, Hydrologic Unit 05080001, 
right bank at downstream side of bridge on Cardo Roman Road, 1.1 mi northwest of Newport, 3 mi south of Fort 
Loramie, 3 mi downstream from Mile Creek, and at mile 16.5.
DRAINAGE AREA.--152 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1964 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WRD Ohio 1971: 1966(M). WDR Ohio 1985-1: 1984 (M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 926.57 ft above sea level. October 1, 1964, to September 30, 1980, 
water-stage recorder at same site at datum 0.43 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Records fair except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Some regulation by Lake Loramie 5 mi 
upstream, capacity, 13,000 acre-ft. Sediment data collected at this site.
COOPERATION.--Gage-height tapes and 8 discharge measurements furnished by Miami Conservancy District.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 25, 1913, reached a stage of 17.0 ft and flood of Jan. 21, 1959,     
a stage of 14.2 ft, from flood profile furnished by Miami Conservancy District.

	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       3.8      3.7      765    e90         33      702      153       30     3020    132        2.3      1.9
   2       3.2      2.6      639    e70         26     1180      102       31     4060    201        2.1      1.8
   3       3.8      2.1      259    e58         66      860       64      403     2430    953        2.1      1.8
   4       2.8      2.0      135     51        636      410       64      467     1110    485        7.3      1.8
   5       2.8      2.1       92    343       1500      656       73      239      476    186        7.0      1.8
 
   6       3.0      2.3       72    296        839     1170       88      180      242     90        3.9      1.8
   7       3.0      6.4       61    172        392      678       68      108      153     54        2.8      1.7
   8       3.4     46         50    e90        229      374       66       90      107     35        2.1      1.8
   9       3.9     29         38    e60        169      290       54       97       76     41        1.9     10  
  10       4.1     22         34    e32        120      649       44       74       56     41        1.8     23  
 
  11       3.9     16        299    e10         55      398       42       27       46     24        1.8     12  
  12       3.3      7.3     1130     e5.6       31      231      120       24       41     17        2.1      6.8
  13       2.9      4.1     1190     e5.4       46      151      196       24       88     12        5.4      4.4
  14       3.0      2.7      677     e5.2      103      758      127       24       95      8.5      3.7      3.3
  15       3.5      2.2      307     e6.0       44      637       96       28       55      7.1      3.8      2.3
 
  16       4.4      1.8      240     e8.0       12      307       87       21       38      5.4      7.1      1.9
  17       4.4      3.1     1490    e10         10      190       70       17       34      4.2     15        1.9
  18      13       13       1740     e8.0       19      201       27       22      530      3.9     74        2.3
  19      17        8.8      821     e6.0       50      298       24       33      887      7.7     55        1.9
  20       5.2      5.1      298    e10         63      217       23       47      368      4.7     50        2.4
 
  21       3.4      3.8      179    e15        257      160       23       35      167      2.9     53        2.2
  22       2.7      3.8      101    220        553      126       27       24      166      6.1     58        1.7
  23       3.5      2.9      124   e450        280       94       28       19       92     43       32        1.7
  24       6.1      3.2     1470   e400        149       83       26       16       57     93       18        2.0
  25       3.7    126       1160   e300         98       86       24       23       41     54       17        1.8
 
  26       2.7    685        434   e230        143       84       20       52      157     29       13        1.6
  27       2.5    302        214   e250       1520       72       20       37      143     19        8.6      1.4
  28       2.6    130        212   e600       1430       32       28       22       83     14        6.0      1.3
  29       2.8     76        319   e250        ---      144       25       22       50      9.8      4.7      1.3
  30       7.3    131        234    152        ---      182       21       32       36      5.8      3.5      2.4
  31       6.9      ---      163    116        ---      207      ---      349      ---      3.3      2.6      ---
 
 TOTAL   138.6   1646.0    14947   4319.2     8873    11627     1830     2617    14904   2592.4    467.6    104.0
 MEAN     4.47     54.9      482      139      317      375     61.0     84.4      497     83.6     15.1     3.47
 MAX        17      685     1740      600     1520     1180      196      467     4060      953       74       23
 MIN       2.5      1.8       34      5.2       10       32       20       16       34      2.9      1.8      1.3
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1965 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     36.0      115      191      167      220      280      238      133      114      110     44.3     24.4
 MAX       360      656      802      560      613      826      700      437      561      830      322      186
 (WY)     1987     1973     1991     1996     1975     1978     1972     1996     1981     1992     1995     1972
 MIN       .75     1.32     1.63      .63     14.1     38.9     23.1     7.14     1.47      .51      .22      .53
 (WY)     1965     1981     1977     1977     1978     1981     1971     1988     1988     1965     1965     1966
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1965 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                       74986.4                    64065.8                                           
 ANNUAL MEAN                          205                        176                        139                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        249              1973
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          39.6            1988
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  4260     Jan 19            4060     Jun  2            5100       Jul 14 1992
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      1.8   Nov 16               1.3   Sep 28                .10    Aug 15 1965
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               3.0   Nov  1               1.6   Sep 23                .13    Sep  9 1966
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        4370     Jun  2 a          6500       Dec 31 1990
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         13.41  Jun  2              14.31    Dec 31 1990
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                            1.3   Sep 28                .10    Aug 15 1965
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   610                        471                        358                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    41                         36                         23                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     3.3                        2.4                        1.6                

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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