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


			03267000 MAD RIVER NEAR URBANA, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40006'27", long 83047'57", on west line of sec. 35, T.5 E., R. 11 N., Champaign County, Hydrologic Unit 
05080001, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 36, 1.8 mi upstream from Dugan Run, 1.8 mi 
downstream from Muddy Creek, 2.5 mi west of Urbana, and at mile 39.7.
DRAINAGE AREA.--162 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1925 to September 1931, August 1939 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1305: 1930(M), WSP 1505: 1956. WSP 1625: 1929. WSP 1908: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 985.22 ft above sea level. Prior to May 18, 1930, nonrecording gage at 
same site and datum. May 18, 1930, to Sept. 30, 1931, nonrecording gage at site 600 ft downstream at datum 0.36 
ft lower. Aug. 1 to Sept. 25, 1939, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Sediment data collected at this site.
COOPERATION.--Gage-height tapes and 8 discharge measurements 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       130      104      518      220      177      256      223      162     1660      181      124      113
   2       123       97      299      209      170      695      214      153     2550      172      123      109
   3       112       96      225      202      168      373      209      541      708      202      124      105
   4       108       95      195      197      642      312      205      381      506      166      134      106
   5       106      101      180      239      712      366      211      268      420      159      124      106
 
   6       105       99      175      216      342      484      217      247      363      157      119      106
   7       104       99      166     e180      282      327      199      219      328      152      117      104
   8       104      104      159     e170      252      292      192      218      302      149      116      104
   9       102      102      153     e160      229      276      186      235      286      153      115      104
  10       101      101      147     e150      220      436      184      210      269      150      113      104
 
  11       101       99      194     e140      211      314      183      194      260      151     e110      106
  12       102       98      239     e140      205      276      204      191     e250      151     e115      104
  13       101       98      229     e135      191      259      214      182     e250      149     e120       99
  14       100       98      181     e130      192      506      196      178     e240      145      122       98
  15        98       96      165     e130      186      366      190      175     e230      142      121       98
 
  16        98       95      170     e130      181      295      188      166     e220      139      119       97
  17        98       95      992     e130      174      285      184      165     e230      136      161       93
  18       103       95      445     e160      178      284      180      172      225      134      137       90
  19       105       95      300     e130      209      316      178      196      216      133      126       90
  20        99       95      244     e130      213      286      173      186      207      127      129       87
 
  21        98       96      220      148      243      270      170      171      202      127      136       85
  22        97      101      211      310      234      254      174      168      193      128      137       84
  23        97      104      218      304      204      242      168      161      189      142      129       87
  24        98      101      928     e190      191      230      165      158      185      138      125       85
  25        96      109      370     e170      183      228      160      173      180      132      125       85
 
  26        95      442      285     e160      183      228      158      217      174      128      123       85
  27        95      219      261     e150      434      221      159      174      168      132      122       81
  28        95      169      258      371      294      216      162      162      164      141      120       78
  29        97      151      254      207      ---      298      157      157      162      129      118       77
  30       104      193      234      192      ---      252      156      154      158      129      118      e75
  31       106      ---      225      185      ---      241      ---      223      ---      125      118      ---
 
 TOTAL    3178     3647     8840     5685     7100     9684     5559     6357    11495     4499     3840     2845
 MEAN      103      122      285      183      254      312      185      205      383      145      124     94.8
 MAX       130      442      992      371      712      695      223      541     2550      202      161      113
 MIN        95       95      147      130      168      216      156      153      158      125      110       75
 CFSM      .63      .75     1.76     1.13     1.57     1.93     1.14     1.27     2.37      .90      .76      .59
 IN.       .73      .84     2.03     1.31     1.63     2.22     1.28     1.46     2.64     1.03      .88      .65
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1926 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     85.1      102      132      174      202      225      222      189      164      135      103     86.2
 MAX       355      315      473      730      523      567      486      620      507      454      302      250
 (WY)     1987     1973     1991     1950     1950     1963     1948     1996     1947     1993     1995     1926
 MIN      29.3     29.7     27.8     36.7     33.8     65.3     90.7     61.7     59.3     41.8     35.8     30.3
 (WY)     1964     1964     1964     1964     1964     1992     1953     1941     1962     1954     1963     1963
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1926 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                       94305                      72729                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                          258                        199                        151                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        245              1996
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          58.1            1954
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  1560     May 11            2550     Jun  2            5740       Mar  5 1963
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     77     Jan 14              75     Sep 30              24       Feb  2 1945
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              78     Jan  9              81     Sep 24              25       Feb  1 1945
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        3890     Jun  2 a          8000       Jan 22 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          8.69  Jun  2              12.05    Jan 22 1959
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                           73     Sep 30              24       Feb  2 1945
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   1.59                       1.23                        .93               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                21.66                      16.70                      12.69               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   512                        298                        270                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   189                        166                        110                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    98                         98                         51                  
 
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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