HCDN: Streamflow Data Set, 1874 - 1988
By J.R. Slack, Alan M. Lumb, and Jurate Maciunas Landwehr
USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 93-4076


Description, qualifying comments, and acceptable water years.

Drainage area is 4852 sq.mi.                            Datum is 28.97 ft.
Located in hydrologic unit 03030005 at Latitude: 34:50:05N  Longitude: 078:49:27W
Station is in the state of NC (county code 017) and serviced by the NC office.
Channel slope is 4.80 feet/mile
Stream length is 189.00 miles
Mean basin elevation is 385.00 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum
Percent of contributing drainage area covered by 
   Storage: 2.00%     Lakes: 1.00%        Forests: 61.00%     Glaciers: N.A.%
Soil infiltration index is N.A. inches
Annual precipitation is 46.00 inches
Precipitation intensity is 3.30 inches/24 hour (expected on the average once each two years)
January minimum temperature is 32.00 degrees Fahrenheit

This is a National Water Conditions station.
Comments and qualifications on the data:
   Regulation at high flows 1972-1981 and complete regulation since September 1981 by B. Everett Jordan Reservoir.

Daily and longer averages for 35 water years are acceptable (some whole years and all partial years are excluded).
A water year with acceptable data is indicated by an asterisk in the time line, which spans 1874 through 1988.

                                                   Water year
1     1         1         1         1         1         1         1         1         1         1         1       1
8     8         8         9         9         9         9         9         9         9         9         9       9
7     8         9         0         1         2         3         4         5         6         7         8       8

The streamflow data Daily values, monthly mean values, and yearly mean values of streamflow data are available in tablular form. Select the desired option from the list below.

The data tables do not have column heading for ease of reading into statistical programs. For a detailed description of the format of the data tables, select the corresponding file from the list below.

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