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


                                03262000 LORAMIE CREEK AT LOCKINGTON, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40012'35", long 84014'32", in NE 1/4 sec. 30, T.7 N., R.6 E., Shelby County, Hydrologic Unit 05080001, 
on left bank at downstream side of county road bridge, l,300 ft downstream from Lockington Dam, 0.5 mi northwest 
of Lockington, and at mile 1.9.
DRAINAGE AREA.--257 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1915 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 923: 1916. WSP 1908: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 800.03 ft above sea level. Prior to July 3, 1924, 
nonrecording gage at same site at datum 75.96 ft higher. July 3, 1924, to Aug. 17, 1926, nonrecording gage, and 
Aug. 18 to Sept. 30, 1926, water-stage recorder, at same site at datum 74.96 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated record and Oct 1-24, which are poor. Slight regulation by Lake 
Loramie  18 mi upstream, capacity, 13,000 acre-ft. Flood flow regulated by Lockington retarding basin beginning 
in 1921.
COOPERATION.--Gage-height tapes and 8 discharge measurements furnished by Miami Conservancy District.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 10,400 ft3/s May 7, 1916, gage height, 86.4 ft, present datum, 
from rating curve extended above 5,400 ft3/s.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of March 25, 1913, reached a stage of 91.6 ft, present datum; discharge, 
25,600 ft3/s, at site upstream from Turtle Creek, drainage area, 211 mi2, computed 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      29       10       1520     e360     e250      966      265       47     3800      152       18     19  
   2      20       10        961     e300     e220     2140      192       62     4510      182       20     19  
   3      24        9.3      407     e270     e210     1270      140      504     4010      949       20     21  
   4      15        9.0      200     e300    e1000      594      127      721     1880      573       18     19  
   5      12        7.6      135     e400    e2100     1310      137      341      648      248       24     13  
 
   6      16        3.8      110     e580    e1500     2000      165      254      349      147       21     14  
   7      29        4.8       91     e350    e1000      926      126      165      240      104       17     12  
   8      28       26         77     e280     e600      505      116      131      200       82       14      9.9
   9      27       39         61     e200     e350      387      104      147      164       67       13     17  
  10      23       32         50     e150     e250      905       90      120      135       86       12     42  
 
  11      23      e28        487     e130     e150      535       83       86      117       68       13     33  
  12      27      e25       2030     e110      e90      313      156       60      107       50       10     23  
  13      15      e23       1900     e100      e66      212      290       55      312       40       17     18  
  14      19      e21        859      e94      136     1250      188       51      240       37       24     15  
  15      31      e20        415     e110      106      890      146       53      149       34       20     15  
 
  16      24      e19        404     e130       62      411      129       48      112       29       18     13  
  17      18      e18       2980     e100       45      255      124       42       97       29       50     11  
  18      45      e17       2520      e90       51      319       84       43      491       24       78     11  
  19      37      e17       e400      e82       88      502       71       55     1010       27       85     11  
  20      29      e16       e300      e74      122      318       73       74      469       36       72     13  
 
  21      24      e16       e210     e100      452      232       68       63      238       28       87     12  
  22      17      e16       e180     e400      795      185       70       49      201       25       77     11  
  23      12       16        166    e1100      399      142       70       41      162       31       61     10  
  24       9.6     16       2620     e700      229      123       67       36      116      101       43     12  
  25       9.6    192       1630     e500      163      122       63       39       94       87       32     11  
 
  26      10     1230      e1000     e450      179      126       58       69      133       54       32     10  
  27      10      459       e700     e350     2170      118       54       69      180       40       31     11  
  28       9.5    183       e640     e900     1980      106       60       51      130       46       28      9.6
  29       9.2    111       e600     e600      ---     1160       62       41      101       35       29      7.2
  30       8.6    218       e500     e400      ---      433       47       49       82       31       24      7.4
  31       8.7      ---     e420     e300      ---      399      ---      803      ---       22       20      ---
 
 TOTAL   619.2   2812.5    24573    10010    14763    19154     3425     4369    20477     3464     1028    450.1
 MEAN     20.0     93.8      793      323      527      618      114      141      683      112     33.2     15.0
 MAX        45     1230     2980     1100     2170     2140      290      803     4510      949       87       42
 MIN       8.6      3.8       50       74       45      106       47       36       82       22       10      7.2
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1921 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     49.1      128      231      336      350      458      389      210      182      127     63.6     48.4
 MAX       540     1025     1203     1728     1119     1235     1301     1017     1754     1088      682     1093
 (WY)     1987     1973     1991     1937     1950     1978     1922     1933     1958     1992     1995     1926
 MIN      2.92     4.64     4.59     4.35     9.19     21.4     43.0     11.9     9.23     5.35     3.37     2.46
 (WY)     1964     1964     1964     1977     1964     1941     1971     1941     1988     1936     1936     1983
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1921 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      122189.3                   105144.8                                           
 ANNUAL MEAN                          334                        288                        214                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        413              1973
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          53.0            1931
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  4920     Jan 19            4510     Jun  2            6400       Jun 11 1958
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      3.8   Nov  6               3.8   Nov  6                .85    Oct  6 1991
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               7.8   Nov  1               7.8   Nov  1               1.6     Sep 14 1983
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        4610     Jun  2            6590       Mar 27 1921
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         83.46  Jun  2              85.00    Jun 10 1958
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                            3.8   Nov  6                .85    Oct  6 1991
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   873                        798                        544                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    80                         86                         43                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    14                         13            

 e Estimated


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