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Water Resources Data - Ohio, Water Year 97, Vol. 2 | Sandusky River Basin

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                                   04197100 HONEY CREEK AT MELMORE, OHIO


LOCATION.--Lat 41001'20", long 83006'35", Seneca County, Hydrologic Unit 04100011, at bridge on State Highways 67 and 
100 at Melmore, 1.5 mi upstream from Buckeye Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--149 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Annual maximum, water years 1961-75, February 1976 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 818 ft above sea level from topographic map.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Water-quality data collected at this 
site.


			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     16         5.5      141       99      e33      951      173       28     2680    203        7.4     14  
   2      3.9      14        312       84      e30     1080      115       28     2970    108        7.1     12  
   3      1.3      12        207       89      e40      911       87       73     1630     64        7.2     11  
   4       .63      8.5       96       90     e100      481       76      414      870     45       36        9.3
   5       .51      6.5       66      214    e1200      306       75      270      506     38       40        8.5
 
   6       .39      5.4       54      291     e800      394       84      195      321     32       27        7.8
   7       .37      5.7       45      156      328      453       75      158      218     28       19        7.4
   8       .42      7.5       39      e90      176      316       59      102      145     25       14        6.4
   9       .63      7.1       34      e60      113      243       48       93      105   1010        9.3      6.2
  10       .72      9.0       29      e50       86      333       42       86       80   1140        6.9      9.1
 
  11       .66      8.9      109      e40       71      336       38       72       72    657        5.9    221  
  12       .70     10        841      e34       61      199      199       61       71    203        5.6    286  
  13       .70     11       1190      e29      e45      132      464       53      148     99      162       94  
  14       .71     12        722      e25      e43      582      297       46       79     61      140       49  
  15       .77     10        354      e22      e38      784      160       40       59     43       54       30  
 
  16       .89      8.1      216      e28      e35      383      111       34       49     33      100       22  
  17       .89      6.7     1010      e30      e40      198      138       31       44     26      584       18  
  18      4.1       6.0     1410      e25       69      141      163       28       47     21      637       13  
  19      5.4       5.5     e760      e22      337      111      116       89       55     18      374      e12  
  20      4.6       4.5     e280      e20      366       95       88      196       50     15      128      e12  
 
  21      8.5       4.5     e140      e22      495       84       70      137       46     13       72      e11  
  22      8.0       4.2     e100     e500      582       75       60       77       50     15       48      e11  
  23      6.7       4.0      e80     e700      336       65       52       54       39     14       36      e10  
  24      5.6       3.7      741     e130      174       56       46       44       33     14       30      e10  
  25      4.1       6.4      833     e160      117       57       40     1420       30     14       36       e9.5
 
  26      3.4     101       e350     e280      105      128       35     2840       30     12       39       e9.0
  27      3.4     209       e160     e100     2540      119       31     1680       43     10       35       e8.5
  28      4.0     124       e110     e660     2160       91       31      810       39     10       29       e8.0
  29      4.1      58        197     e500      ---      199       31      456       41     12       23       e7.5
  30      5.6      41        201     e130      ---      220       31      294      186     11       18       e7.0
  31      5.5       ---      134      e40      ---      240      ---      619      ---      8.8     16        ---
 
 TOTAL  103.19    719.7    10961     4720    10520     9763     3035    10528    10736   4002.8   2746.4    940.2
 MEAN     3.33     24.0      354      152      376      315      101      340      358      129     88.6     31.3
 MAX        16      209     1410      700     2540     1080      464     2840     2970     1140      637      286
 MIN       .37      3.7       29       20       30       56       31       28       30      8.8      5.6      6.2
 CFSM      .02      .16     2.37     1.02     2.52     2.11      .68     2.28     2.40      .87      .59      .21
 IN.       .03      .18     2.74     1.18     2.63     2.44      .76     2.63     2.68     1.00      .69      .23
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1977 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     31.4      112      170      145      229      285      248      123      119     73.6     33.2     36.6
 MAX       186      550      518      465      528      765      540      340      740      373      125      242
 (WY)     1991     1993     1978     1993     1990     1978     1979     1997     1981     1992     1990     1981
 MIN       .71     2.51     1.99     1.31     65.6     40.4     77.5     8.69     1.05      .46     1.52      .84
 (WY)     1989     1995     1977     1977     1993     1981     1991     1988     1988     1988     1993     1995
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1977 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                       60355.12                   68775.29                                          
 ANNUAL MEAN                          165                        188                        133                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        189              1993
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          48.1            1988
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2830     Jan 19            2970     Jun  2            4000       Dec 30 1990
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                       .37  Oct  7                .37  Oct  7                .07    Sep 28 1988
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                .52  Oct  4                .52  Oct  4                .09    Sep 24 1988
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        3580     Jun  1 a          4440       Jun 13 1981
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         10.14  Jun  1              11.00    Jun 13 1981
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                             .37  Oct  7                .07    Sep 28 1988
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   1.11                       1.26                        .89               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                15.07                      17.17                      12.15               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   528                        500                        356                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    39                         50                         31                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     1.8                        5.7                        1.9                

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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