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 86.5 sq.mi.                            Datum is 2023.37 ft.
Located in hydrologic unit 06010202 at Latitude: 35:09:59N  Longitude: 083:19:25W
Station is in the state of NC (county code 113) and serviced by the NC office.
Channel slope is 120.00 feet/mile
Stream length is 20.10 miles
Mean basin elevation is 3430.00 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum
Percent of contributing drainage area covered by 
   Storage: 2.00%     Lakes: 2.00%        Forests: 85.00%     Glaciers: N.A.%
Soil infiltration index is N.A. inches
Annual precipitation is 61.00 inches
Precipitation intensity is 4.30 inches/24 hour (expected on the average once each two years)
January minimum temperature is 29.00 degrees Fahrenheit
Comments and qualifications on the data:
   Records are unsuitable for analysis at less than monthly resolution due to minor regulation at low flow by Sequoyah
   Lake and mill on Buck Creek.

Monthly and longer averages for 52 water years are acceptable (all years except partial years).
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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