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 768 sq.mi.                             Datum is 494.03 ft.
Located in hydrologic unit 02070006 at Latitude: 38:58:36N  Longitude: 078:20:11W
Station is in the state of VA (county code 187) and serviced by the VA office.
Channel slope is 9.86 feet/mile
Stream length is 103.00 miles
Mean basin elevation is 1430.00 feet above National Geodetic Vertical Datum
Percent of contributing drainage area covered by 
   Storage: 1.01%     Lakes: N.A.%        Forests: 50.00%     Glaciers: N.A.%
Soil infiltration index is N.A. inches
Annual precipitation is 36.50 inches
Precipitation intensity is 3.03 inches/24 hour (expected on the average once each two years)
January minimum temperature is 23.00 degrees Fahrenheit
Comments and qualifications on the data:
   Records are unsuitable for analysis at less than monthly resolution due to diurnal fluctuations induced by powerdam
   and sewage treatment plant releases upstream. Also subject to minor withdrawals for irrigation during growing
   season. ME

Daily and longer averages for 63 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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