All I could find is that you have to fig. by the rain fall in your area, its in the UPC & Ipc code book. Multiplying thelisted GPM / Sq. ft.by the roof area being drained by each inlet ( In sq. ft.) produces the the gal. per min. of required for sizing each inlet. I would contact a Plbg. Eng. if it is inportant, let me know.