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Peak Streamflow for Texas

USGS 08074500 Whiteoak Bayou at Houston, TX

Harris County, Texas
Hydrologic Unit Code 12040104
Latitude  2946'30", Longitude  9523'49" NAD27
Drainage area 86.3  square miles
Contributing drainage area 86.3  square miles
Gage datum -7.35 feet above sea level NGVD29
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1929 May 31, 1929 47.00 9,3607,C
1936 Dec. 9, 1935 51.50 14,750C
1937 Jul. 23, 1937 29.35 887C
1938 May 7, 1938 37.98 3,570C
1939 Jul. 13, 1939 33.40 1,980C
1940 Jun. 11, 1940 27.20 632C
1941 Sep. 24, 1941 40.27 5,100C
1942 Jul. 6, 1942 36.98 4,400C
1943 Jul. 29, 1943 36.38 3,660C
1944 Nov. 2, 1943 42.45 8,600C
1945 Aug. 28, 1945 38.80 4,330C
1946 May 20, 1946 37.13 3,660C
1947 Nov. 6, 1946 37.33 4,120C
1948 Dec. 13, 1947 24.12 534C
1949 Apr. 23, 1949 31.35 1,920C
1950 Oct. 8, 1949 37.65 3,650C
1951 Mar. 27, 1951 24.99 714C
1952 Feb. 1, 1952 25.79 835C
1953 May 18, 1953 31.38 1,920C
1954 Jul. 31, 1954 36.80 3,890C
1955 Feb. 6, 1955 29.05 1,690C
1956 Jul. 10, 1956 27.31 1,320C
1957 Mar. 17, 1957 35.43 3,060C
1958 Oct. 15, 1957 40.58 5,320C
1959 Aug. 26, 1959 39.18 4,510C
1960 Jun. 26, 1960 40.58 4,380C
1961 Feb. 17, 1961 39.45 7,380C
1962 Nov. 13, 1961 43.60 9,000C
1963 Nov. 27, 1962 38.48 5,020C
1964 Mar. 19, 1964 31.92 2,270C
1965 Sep. 22, 1965   2,390C
1966 Apr. 14, 1966 31.89 8,320C
1967 Sep. 21, 1967 25.33 3,330C
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1968 May 10, 1968 32.80 9,120C
1969 Feb. 21, 1969 32.45 8,760C
1970 May 15, 1970 27.40 3,750C
1971 Oct. 23, 1970 37.75 10,600C
1972 Mar. 20, 1972 43.50 17,300C
1973 Jun. 13, 1973 41.06 13,600C
1974 Sep. 13, 1974 29.30 6,060C
1975 May 29, 1975 29.47 6,180C
1976 Jun. 1, 1976 32.49 8,480C
1977 Jun. 15, 1977 29.79 6,410C
1978 Jun. 7, 1978 32.86 8,290C
1979 Sep. 20, 1979 37.18 11,800C
1980 Mar. 29, 1980 27.91 4,810C
1981 Aug. 31, 1981 38.21 12,700C
1982 May 13, 1982 33.89 9,090C
1983 Aug. 18, 1983 36.79 11,500C
1984 Jun. 6, 1984 26.31 3,830C
1985 Oct. 25, 1984 38.22 12,700C
1986 Nov. 24, 1985 36.16 10,900C
1987 Nov. 23, 1986 32.04 7,660C
1988 Mar. 17, 1988 28.89 5,440C
1989 Jun. 26, 1989 44.48 18,300C
1990 Oct. 29, 1989 33.21 8,550C
1991 Jun. 16, 1991 34.16 9,310C
1992 Mar. 4, 1992 50.43 25,100C
1993 Mar. 1, 1993 36.49 11,200C
1994 Nov. 16, 1993 30.94 6,850C
1995 Oct. 17, 1994 37.20 11,800C
1996 Dec. 18, 1995 34.56 9,630C
1997 May 24, 1997 41.49 15,600C
1998 Sep. 11, 1998 47.06 21,200C
1999 Nov. 13, 1998 34.72 9,770C
2000 May 3, 2000 31.99 7,620C
2001 Jun. 9, 2001 52.84 28,100C
Peak Streamflow Qualification Codes.
  • 7 -- Discharge is an Historic Peak
  • C -- All or part of the record affected by Urbanization, Mining, Agricultural changes, Channelization, or other