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Peak Streamflow for Texas

USGS 08074000 Buffalo Bayou at Houston, TX

Harris County, Texas
Hydrologic Unit Code 12040104
Latitude  2945'36", Longitude  9524'30" NAD27
Drainage area 358  square miles
Contributing drainage area 358  square miles
Gage datum -1.36 feet above sea level NGVD29
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1929 May 31, 1929 43.50 19,0005,7,C
1936 Dec. 9, 1935 49.00 40,0005,C
1937 Apr. 1, 1937 11.76 7925,C
1938 May 19, 1938 26.50 8,4905,C
1939 Jul. 15, 1939 17.02 2,5305,C
1940 Jun. 18, 1940 13.72 1,3905,C
1941 Jun. 11, 1941 23.75 6,2205,C
1942 Jul. 7, 1942 23.67 6,2205,C
1943 Aug. 1, 1943 18.02 3,0705,C
1944 Nov. 2, 1943 26.95 6,8105,C
1945 Aug. 30, 1945 30.15 10,9006,C
1946 May 21, 1946 23.37 6,2606,C
1947 Nov. 7, 1946 23.49 6,4006,C
1948 Dec. 17, 1947 14.18 2,1306,C
1949 Apr. 24, 1949 18.55 3,4206,C
1950 Oct. 8, 1949 23.77 6,5006,C
1951 Mar. 28, 1951 13.49 1,7006,C
1952 Apr. 14, 1952 15.83 2,3806,C
1953 May 18, 1953 21.92 4,8006,C
1954 Aug. 2, 1954 20.20 4,0806,C
1955 Feb. 8, 1955 16.36 2,3106,C
1956 Jan. 23, 1956 10.57 8206,C
1957 Mar. 19, 1957 17.88 2,9006,C
1958 Oct. 18, 1957 18.40 7,2006,C
1959 Apr. 12, 1959 17.12 6,0606,C
1960 Jun. 28, 1960 19.22 7,2706,C
1961 Feb. 18, 1961   5,7506,C
1962 Jun. 4, 1962   4,3106,C
1963 Nov. 27, 1962 10.85 2,6306,C
1964 Mar. 8, 1964 9.46 2,6506,C
1965 Dec. 10, 1964 8.84 1,9206,C
1966 Apr. 14, 1966 14.65 5,1502,6,C
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1967 Sep. 21, 1967 12.12 2,1002,6,C
1968 May 10, 1968 16.80 4,4006,C
1969 Feb. 21, 1969 14.39 2,9306,C
1970 May 21, 1970 13.96 4,0506,C
1971 Oct. 27, 1970 18.42 7,3206,C
1972 Mar. 21, 1972 20.39 9,2006,C
1973 Jun. 13, 1973 25.91 8,5706,C
1974 Sep. 13, 1974 17.06 6,0706,C
1975 Jun. 10, 1975 18.80 5,4306,C
1976 Jun. 15, 1976 19.32 5,6506,C
1977 Sep. 8, 1977 13.15 2,8106,C
1978 Jun. 7, 1978 19.34 5,6606,C
1979 Sep. 19, 1979 27.59 9,2106,C
1980 Jan. 22, 1980 16.08 3,6306,C
1981 Aug. 31, 1981 26.40 8,8306,C
1982 May 13, 1982 19.60 5,7706,C
1983 Aug. 18, 1983 25.67 8,4906,C
1984 Jan. 9, 1984 13.81 2,0906,C
1985 Oct. 25, 1984 23.00 6,8006,C
1986 Nov. 24, 1985 20.81 5,6706,C
1987 Jul. 9, 1987 19.71 5,2706,C
1988 Mar. 17, 1988 15.91 3,5506,C
1989 May 18, 1989 30.00 9,0006,C
1990 Apr. 26, 1990 17.68 4,5206,C
1991 Apr. 5, 1991 19.28 4,8406,C
1992 Mar. 4, 1992 34.63 12,5006,C
1993 Mar. 1, 1993 23.07 6,7106,C
1994 Nov. 16, 1993 21.19 5,8906,C
1995 Oct. 18, 1994 26.85 8,4506,C
1996 Dec. 18, 1995 19.96 5,3706,C
1997 Mar. 12, 1997 25.14 7,6506,C
1998 Sep. 11, 1998 36.33 13,4006,C
2001 Jun. 9, 2001 36.58 14,0006
Peak Streamflow Qualification Codes.
  • 2 -- Discharge is an Estimate
  • 5 -- Discharge affected to unknown degree by Regulation or Diversion
  • 6 -- Discharge affected by Regulation or Diversion
  • 7 -- Discharge is an Historic Peak
  • C -- All or part of the record affected by Urbanization, Mining, Agricultural changes, Channelization, or other