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

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                                   04202000 CUYAHOGA RIVER AT HIRAM RAPIDS, OHIO


LOCATION.--Lat 41020'26", long 81010'01", in T.5 N., R.7 W., Portage County, Hydrologic Unit 04110002, on left bank 
at downstream side of bridge on Winchell Road at Hiram Rapids, 0.6 mi downstream from Black Brook.
DRAINAGE AREA.--151 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1927 to December 1935 (published as "near Hiram"), October 1944 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1054: 1945. WSP 1437: 1931. WSP 1912: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,087.46 ft above sea level. Prior to Aug. 26, 1927, nonrecording gage 
and Aug. 26, 1927, to Dec. 31, 1935, water-stage recorder, at site 2.8 mi downstream at different datum.           
Oct. 20, 1944, to Oct. 22, 1946, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods estimated record, which are poor. Flow regulated by East Branch Reservoir, 
usable capacity, 4,140 acre-ft, 14.6 mi upstream since 1939 and by LaDue Reservoir, usable capacity,            
18,110 acre-ft, 9.8 mi upstream since 1961. Water-quality data collected at this site.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 3670 ft3/s Jan. 23, 1959, gage height 8.11 ft; minimum daily,     
6.6 ft3/s Sept. 10, 1933.


                          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       349      257      575      367      283     1380      393      152      464       65       93       44
   2       327      262      657      335      253     1210      402      144      998       61       93       52
   3       296      241      797      321      247      986      365      165     1720       63       95       93
   4       267      216      805      319      281      826      318      209     1780       66       98      112
   5       246      189      681      330      464      684      270      231     1410       60       98      141
 
   6       234      166      564      357      556      654      223      306     1010       54       98      148
   7       224      148      489      365      605      645      182      375      729       51       95      149
   8       214      179      427      352      556      626      151      413      548       48       86      149
   9       208      231      377      319      477      583      132      388      416       54       88      159
  10       220      330      333      262      391      609      123      340      287       51       91      185
 
  11       228      425      352      152      336      659      117      302      200       51       91      208
  12       233      477      574     e105      282      697      201      282      147       72       89      222
  13       231      488      730      e98      248      637      384      262      120       84       96      221
  14       224      475      829      e92      212      667      469      231      114       86      105      214
  15       214      455      765      e86      213      771      481      211      105       84       94      202
 
  16       188      425      634     e120      202      853      423      224       94       84     e150      188
  17       141      389      606     e110      191      784      357      238       94       83     e190      177
  18       116      422      651     e100      194      668      299      235      118       86     e180      165
  19       202      477      691      e92      279      565      255      249      147      104     e140      155
  20       360      552      625      e86      426      491      218      329      148      122      101      192
 
  21       538      591      546      e84      514      433      182      472      136      124       73      230
  22       652      558      416     e110      551      414      167      502      127      126      101      260
  23       641      497      342      261      522      388      179      435      107      131      156      244
  24       568      433      421      310      471      365      185      330       88      133      193      213
  25       492      385      518      381      401      349      196      268       81      126      193      182
 
  26       423      485      617      422      329      385      200      283      105      109      163      163
  27       342      615      569      380      499      406      177      294      103      104      124      152
  28       272      749      513      418      937      400      179      281       85      100       87      145
  29       225      701      471      405      ---      370      185      240       72       98       63      140
  30       212      585      438      354      ---      336      172      210       67       96       52      140
  31       236      ---      401      307      ---      358      ---      204      ---       95       47      ---
 
 TOTAL    9323    12403    17414     7800    10920    19199     7585     8805    11620     2671     3423     5045
 MEAN      301      413      562      252      390      619      253      284      387     86.2      110      168
 MAX       652      749      829      422      937     1380      481      502     1780      133      193      260
 MIN       116      148      333       84      191      336      117      144       67       48       47       44
 CFSM     1.99     2.74     3.72     1.67     2.58     4.10     1.67     1.88     2.57      .57      .73     1.11
 IN.      2.30     3.06     4.29     1.92     2.69     4.73     1.87     2.17     2.86      .66      .84     1.24
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1961 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      112      207      281      275      358      458      351      206      135      101     95.0      112
 MAX       315      616      816      707      883      835      649      569      542      325      307      374
 (WY)     1991     1986     1978     1993     1976     1963     1961     1984     1989     1969     1992     1975
 MIN      39.0     33.5     45.2     43.5     56.6      174      134     59.8     35.2     48.4     37.1     36.6
 (WY)     1984     1992     1961     1961     1963     1989     1986     1987     1991     1991     1961     1967
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1961 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      114329                     116208                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                          312                        318                        224                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        318              1997
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         131              1962
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2140     Jan 20            1780     Jun  4            3250       Feb 18 1976
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     56     Sep  3              44     Sep  1              12       Sep 19 1967
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              61     Aug 28              53     Jul  5              13       Sep 16 1967
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        1860     Jun  3            3320       Feb 18 1976
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          5.84  Jun  3               7.67    Feb 18 1976
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                           42     Sep  2              12       Sep 19 1967
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   2.07                       2.11                       1.48               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                28.17                      28.63                      20.12               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   651                        629                        524                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   214                        244                        129                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    72                         90                         44                  
  
e Estimated.


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