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Estimates Using User-Specified Characteristics

The user supplies the twelve watershed characteristics necessary to determine the peak discharge estimates. Again, making appropriate and reliable estimates of watershed characteristics may be difficult or inconvenient for many users. We advise against using this option.

Required Characteristics

Minimum watershed elevation feet
Maximum watershed elevation feet
Mean slope degrees
Mean elevation feet
Mean 2-year 24-hour precipitation intensity inches
Mean January precipitation inches
Mean July precipitation inches
Mean annual snowfall inches
Mean January minimum temperature degrees Fahrenheit
Mean July minimum temperature degrees Fahrenheit
Mean January maximum temperature degrees Fahrenheit
Mean July maximum temperature degrees Fahrenheit
Mean storage capacity  inches
Mean soil permeability inches per hour
Mean soil depth to bedrock inches
 

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