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


			03263000 GREAT MIAMI RIVER AT TAYLORSVILLE, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 39052'27", long 84009'45", in SW 1/4 sec. 36, R.8, T.2, Montgomery County, Hydrologic Unit 05080001, 
on right upstream face of Taylorsville Dam, 0.8 mi north of Taylorsville, 2.1 mi east of Vandalia, 9.5 mi upstream 
from Stillwater River, and at mile 90.9.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,149 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1914 to September 1917 (published as Miami River at Tadmor), October 1921 to current year 
(published as Miami River at Taylorsville 1921-62). Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305. 
Gage-height records collected at site at Tadmor, January 1914 to July 1920, are contained in reports of the 
National Weather Service.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 743: 1924(M). WSP 853: 1930, 1937. WSP 923: 1922-24. WSP 1385: 1916. WSP 1908: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 760.11 ft above sea level, levels by Miami Conservancy District. Prior 
to October 1921, nonrecording gage at site 1.7 mi upstream at different datum. Jan. 1, 1922, to Nov. 11, 1925, 
nonrecording gage at site 50 ft downstream at outlet works of Taylorsville Dam at datum 60.03 ft lower,        
October 1921 to September 1978 at site 650 ft downstream at datum 60.03 ft lower.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for periods of estimated record, which are fair. Flood flow regulated by retarding 
basins on Great Miami River just downstream from station and on Loramie Creek 28 mi upstream from station beginning 
in 1921. Low and medium flow slightly regulated by Indian Lake, 64 mi upstream from station, and by Lake Loramie 
47 mi upstream from station on Loramie Creek; combined capacity, 58,900 acre-ft.
COOPERATION.--Base data furnished by Miami Conservancy District.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in March 1913 reached a stage of 25.4 ft at site at Tadmor; discharge, 
127,000 ft3/s 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       369      211     4980     1420      983     4320     1900      453     9540     1080      199      168
   2       291      209     5530     1270      800     7350     1450      480    16000     1780      186      165
   3       230      197     3140     1150      771     6840     1150     1820    14100     2090      189      144
   4       207      186     2030     1060     2800     4050     1020     3130    10600     2240      192      149
   5       215      180     1510     1750     9530     3150      999     2160     5380     1300      199      159
 
   6       203      169     1230     2370     6930     7220     1070     1510     3390      837      200      158
   7       190      176     1050     1680     4050     5360      994     1210     2390      629      181      142
   8       191      232      927     1210     2740     3500      896     1040     1810      518      169      139
   9       187      265      827     1050     1980     2620      783      972     1350      580      157      146
  10       189      327      728      974     1530     3710      768      930     1060      464      151      253
 
  11       193      277      662      697     1200     3270      659      886      908      542      150      340
  12       187      247     4120     e580     1020     2280      723      715      824      402      138      190
  13       189      228     7310     e530      876     1730     1040      593      908      346      181      169
  14       179      210     5170     e470      841     3140     1060      566     1390      332      169      161
  15       175      201     3460     e450      838     4330      870      554      961      294      162      151
 
  16       176      194     2710     e680      712     2700      771      532      818      264      171      141
  17       180      201     8680     e540      611     1920      726      565      793      241      357      137
  18       223      216    12200     e470      619     1630      762      460      697      232      585      133
  19       229      211     7490     e420      696     2240      656      537     1730      193      576      129
  20       219      208     4000     e390      939     1910      575      600     1460      215      490      134
 
  21       216      205     2540     e800     1310     1540      532      647      934      269      419      144
  22       212      207     1980     1860     2710     1320      517      537      715      207      424      131
  23       217      205     1590     4320     2140     1160      497      488      663      343      359      130
  24       208      212     7540     3240     1460     1010      521      445      564      424      322      136
  25       198      293     8260     2240     1120      935      514      430      477      415      267      108
 
  26       197     4220     4230     1510     1010      895      458      632      466      310      230      117
  27       197     3440     2690     1260     4100      874      441     1060      537      266      228      111
  28       193     1850     2230     3320     6000      817      462      696      565      410      212      117
  29       183     1190     2420     2400      ---     2740      481      555      476      272      188      115
  30       198     1340     2100     1630      ---     2970      471      479      436      243      176      106
  31       203      ---     1700     1180      ---     2300      ---     1150      ---      216      184      ---
 
 TOTAL    6444    17507   115034    42921    60316    89831    23766    26832    81942    17954     7811     4523
 MEAN      208      584     3711     1385     2154     2898      792      866     2731      579      252      151
 MAX       369     4220    12200     4320     9530     7350     1900     3130    16000     2240      585      340
 MIN       175      169      662      390      611      817      441      430      436      193      138      106
 CFSM      .18      .51     3.23     1.21     1.87     2.52      .69      .75     2.38      .50      .22      .13
 IN.       .21      .57     3.72     1.39     1.95     2.91      .77      .87     2.65      .58      .25      .15
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1922 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      301      622     1040     1520     1586     1974     1823     1155      972      647      372      257
 MAX      3089     4228     4587     8024     4473     5158     5525     4603     5567     4591     2786     3608
 (WY)     1927     1973     1991     1937     1950     1963     1922     1996     1958     1993     1995     1926
 MIN      45.8     63.9     65.3     46.8     94.4      205      361      137     91.2     70.8     68.3     46.5
 (WY)     1964     1935     1977     1977     1964     1941     1971     1941     1988     1936     1965     1963
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1922 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      662852                     494881                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                         1811                       1356                       1019                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                       2005              1973
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         292              1931
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                 15400     Jan 19           16000     Jun  2           30200       Jan 22 1959
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                    131     Sep 15             106     Sep 30              25       Jul 18 1977
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM             144     Sep  2             116     Sep 24              31       Feb  4 1977
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                       16500     Jun  2           31400       Jan 22 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         20.21  Jun  2              75.44    Jan 22 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                          106     Sep 30              25       Jul 18 1977
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   1.58                       1.18                        .89               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                21.46                      16.02                      12.05               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  4960                       3350                       2460                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   752                        600                        395                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   187                        173                         94                  

e Estimated.


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