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Table 3

Average (and standard deviation) of the peak flow (Qp), time to peak flow (TQp), 72 hour flood volume (V72h) and average absolute ordinate error (AAOE), from calibration of each catchment model

Calibration statisticsOrara RiverOurimbah CreekCurrambene CreekPambula River
AEP range, 1 in x years 1 to 70.3 1 to 58.7 1 to 68.7 1 to 75.3 
Qp (simulated), m3/s 223.3 (207.2) 48 (52.6) 111.7 (131.9) 36.2 (46.5) 
Qp (error), m3/s 15.1 (54.8) −5.1 (17.6) −12.4 (35.8) −4.1 (11.6) 
TQp (simulated), hours 53.8 (26.4) 56.2 (21) 47.8 (20.4) 48.8 (23.7) 
TQp (error), hours 0.7 (3) 0.7 (5.8) 1.2 (5.4) 1.3 (3.2) 
V72h (simulated), million m3 15.2 (15.7) 4.07 (3.49) 5.28 (5.80) 2.12 (2.72) 
V72h (error), million m3 −0.6 (3.7) 0.2 (0.9) 0.39 (1.25) −0.22 (0.5) 
AAOE, m3/s 9.7 (10) 2.7 (3) 6.8 (10.2) 1.8 (2.2) 
Calibration statisticsOrara RiverOurimbah CreekCurrambene CreekPambula River
AEP range, 1 in x years 1 to 70.3 1 to 58.7 1 to 68.7 1 to 75.3 
Qp (simulated), m3/s 223.3 (207.2) 48 (52.6) 111.7 (131.9) 36.2 (46.5) 
Qp (error), m3/s 15.1 (54.8) −5.1 (17.6) −12.4 (35.8) −4.1 (11.6) 
TQp (simulated), hours 53.8 (26.4) 56.2 (21) 47.8 (20.4) 48.8 (23.7) 
TQp (error), hours 0.7 (3) 0.7 (5.8) 1.2 (5.4) 1.3 (3.2) 
V72h (simulated), million m3 15.2 (15.7) 4.07 (3.49) 5.28 (5.80) 2.12 (2.72) 
V72h (error), million m3 −0.6 (3.7) 0.2 (0.9) 0.39 (1.25) −0.22 (0.5) 
AAOE, m3/s 9.7 (10) 2.7 (3) 6.8 (10.2) 1.8 (2.2) 
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