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The discharges are plotted against return periods using either a linear or a logarithmic scale. Using this graph, the flow value corresponding to a 5-year return period event for the Wabash River near Lafayette, IN is approximately equal to 6200 ft3/s. Return periods are used to convey the risks of rate events more effectively that simply stating the probabilities. Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. n = number of years of the record. The most common misconception about return periods, for example, the 100-year return period is that the flood of this magnitude will only occur once in 100 years. When an extreme value analysis … Guidelines and Specifications for Flood Hazard Mapping Partners [November 2004] D.4.3-1 Section D.4.3 D.4.3 Flood Frequency Analysis Methods This section outlines general features of statistical methods used in a flood insurance study, including providing basic statistical tools that are frequently needed. The theoretical definition of return period is the inverse of the probability that an event will be exceeded in a given year. Flood frequency plays a vital role in providing estimates of recurrence of floods which is used in designing structures such as dams, bridges, culverts, levees, highways, sewage disposal plants, waterworks and industrial buildings . basic statistical tools that are frequently needed. The methods include frequency analysis of historical streamflows, statistical equations, empirical formulas, single event watershed models, and continuous watershed models.