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                                      04185000 TIFFIN RIVER AT STRYKER, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 41030'16", long 84025'47", in SE 1/4 sec. 5, T.6 N., R.4 E., Williams County, Hydrologic Unit 04100006, 
on left bank 0.5 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 191 at west edge of Stryker, 0.6 mi upstream from 
Penn Central bridge, and 1.6 mi downstream from Leatherwood Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--410 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1921 to September 1928 (published as "near Stryker"), October 1940 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1144: 1922-28. WSP 1387: 1925. WSP 1912: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 685.1 ft above sea level. Prior to Sept. 30, 1928, nonrecording gage 
at site 3.5 mi downstream at different datum. Oct. 13, 1940 to Jan. 17, 1941, nonrecording gage and Jan. 18, 1941 
to Sept. 30, 1953, water-stage recorder, at site 0.5 mi downstream at same datum.
REMARKS.--Records fair except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Small diversion 12.5 mi upstream from 
gage for municipal supply of Archbold. Diversion averaged 2.80 ft3/s; returned as sewage to Brush Creek, which 
flows into Tiffin River about 15 mi downstream from station. Water-quality and sediment data collected at this 
site.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in March 1913 reached a stage of 16.0 ft, from floodmarks; discharge,     
7,600 ft3/s. Flood in 1937 reached a stage of 15.0 ft, from information by local resident; discharge, 6,000 ft3/s.


			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        40      131      535      498     e230     2970      582      148      619      351       16       52
   2        28      116      769      434     e210     2780      465      149     1200      306       16       45
   3        22      103      654      436      272     2370      402      302     1410      189       20       40
   4        19       90      390      430      446     1990      367      845     1490      134       28       36
   5        16       84      282      708     1210     1650      376      922     1500      109       37       36
 
   6        17       80      247      957     1350     1320      569      805     1300       93       26       34
   7        20      133      223      909     1510      997      694      565      849       85       21       33
   8        19      565      212      491     1450      748      584      403      488       81       16       31
   9        18      720      205     e350     1060      600      426      352      348      159       13       29
  10        22      494      188     e320      644      660      348      323      280      154       11       60
 
  11        24      316      345     e280     e370      718      308      282      241      100       13       84
  12        25      230     1020     e260     e320      625      304      259      217       77       26       81
  13        28      182     1290     e240     e270      492      321      247      200       68       44       75
  14        32      157     1360     e230     e250     1770      317      236      185       59       38       65
  15        38      138     1220     e260     e220     2870      294      227      167       47       30       53
 
  16        41      131     e500     e230     e210     3310      268      224      155       46       56       40
  17        45      124     e400     e200     e200     2830      254      220      182       38      205      141
  18        53      121     e330     e190      267     2210      236      205      199       34      333      301
  19        66      116     e280     e190      708     1790      225      359      186       32      243      244
  20        65      115     e250      193     1110     1460      214      527      164       28      159     1320
 
  21        63      111     e240      188     2110     1120      200      378      400       33      102     1950
  22        67      104     e300      438     2870      809      188      279     1130       56       83     1920
  23        74      100     e400     1010     3340      592      179      229     1290       73       76     1610
  24        86       98     1460     1080     3080      469      172      204     1360       67       88      882
  25        88      102     1740    e1100     2520      419      164      543     1010       57      283      351
 
  26        86      101     2100     e800     2040      419      157     1040      878       44      302      222
  27        85      100     2100     e500     2460      419      152      856      832       38      190      158
  28        89       92     1540     e390     2710      400      154      462      453       36      115      115
  29        91       96      929     e320      ---      408      152      432      282       27       80       90
  30       101      183      697     e280      ---      571      149      780      220       23       63       79
  31       133      ---      607     e250      ---      660      ---      717      ---       19       55      ---
 
 TOTAL    1601     5233    22813    14162    33437    40446     9221    13520    19235     2663     2788    10177
 MEAN     51.6      174      736      457     1194     1305      307      436      641     85.9     89.9      339
 MAX       133      720     2100     1100     3340     3310      694     1040     1500      351      333     1950
 MIN        16       80      188      188      200      400      149      148      155       19       11       29
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1922 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      108      229      372      387      538      796      656      382      252      154     65.3     68.9
 MAX       887     1339     1785     1687     1569     2563     1990     2112     1422      761      389      460
 (WY)     1987     1993     1928     1993     1976     1982     1950     1943     1989     1943     1980     1981
 MIN      10.2     14.6     18.4     20.2     21.9      135      106     74.4     24.1     13.7     9.76     7.40
 (WY)     1964     1954     1964     1963     1963     1964     1946     1925     1988     1988     1941     1953
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1922 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      144884                     175296                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                          396                        480                        333                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        671              1950
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          59.6            1964
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  4200     Jun 20            3340     Feb 23            7640       Mar 15 1982
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     12     Sep 26              11     Aug 10               2.5     Jul 18 1988
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              14     Aug 31              18     Aug  6               3.6     Jul  7 1988
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        3400     Feb 23 a          7800       Mar 15 1982
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         14.04  Feb 23              18.36    Mar 15 1982
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                           11     Aug 10               2.5     Jul 18 1988
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1120                       1330                        922                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   161                        236                        124                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    19                         35                         23                  

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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