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Peak Streamflow for Texas

USGS 08075000 Brays Bayou at Houston, TX

Harris County, Texas
Hydrologic Unit Code 12040104
Latitude  2941'49", Longitude  9524'43" NAD27
Drainage area 94.9  square miles
Contributing drainage area 94.9  square miles
Gage datum -7.16 feet above sea level NGVD29
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1929 May 31, 1929 50.40 11,1007,C
1936 May 25, 1936 47.00 6,600C
1937 Dec. 10, 1936 34.88 1,270C
1938 May 17, 1938 43.27 4,530C
1939 Jul. 12, 1939 48.02 6,800C
1940 Feb. 17, 1940 36.73 1,340C
1941 Sep. 24, 1941 47.62 6,460C
1942 Oct. 31, 1941 44.58 4,590C
1943 Jul. 29, 1943 48.22 6,280C
1944 Nov. 2, 1943 50.60 8,120C
1945 Aug. 28, 1945 51.70 5,590C
1946 Sep. 27, 1946 48.24 3,880C
1947 Nov. 5, 1946 46.25 4,360C
1948 Dec. 13, 1947 38.44 1,440C
1949 Feb. 26, 1949 42.60 2,340C
1950 Oct. 8, 1949 51.49 5,340C
1951 Mar. 28, 1951 34.58 786C
1952 Feb. 1, 1952 38.79 1,850C
1953 May 18, 1953 42.72 3,580C
1954 Nov. 18, 1953 43.20 3,680C
1955 Feb. 4, 1955 42.38 3,300C
1956 May 2, 1956 36.38 1,180C
1957 Mar. 17, 1957 43.65 4,660C
1958 Oct. 15, 1957 47.48 5,100C
1959 Apr. 9, 1959 43.80 7,760C
1960 Jun. 26, 1960 49.72 12,600C
1961 Sep. 11, 1961 41.62 6,320C
1962 Nov. 13, 1961 43.00 7,720C
1963 Jan. 17, 1963 40.30 8,300C
1964 Mar. 19, 1964 35.02 4,060C
1965 Dec. 10, 1964 33.46 3,160C
1966 Apr. 14, 1966 40.12 9,400C
1967 Sep. 21, 1967 34.11 4,730C
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1968 Jun. 23, 1968 40.48 12,000C
1969 Feb. 21, 1969 38.25 9,240C
1970 May 21, 1970 41.40 11,500C
1971 Oct. 11, 1970 43.54 15,500C
1972 May 12, 1972 40.56 11,700C
1973 Jun. 13, 1973 49.90 24,800C
1974 Jun. 13, 1974 37.96 8,660C
1975 Jun. 9, 1975 45.34 18,000C
1976 Jun. 15, 1976 52.13 29,000C
1977 Apr. 20, 1977 38.38 8,710C
1978 Jun. 7, 1978 35.90 6,260C
1979 Apr. 19, 1979 50.36 25,500C
1980 Jan. 22, 1980 40.66 11,300C
1981 Aug. 31, 1981 50.32 25,400C
1982 May 13, 1982 45.57 17,700C
1983 Sep. 19, 1983 52.13 29,000C
1984 Nov. 30, 1983   8,640C
1985 Mar. 20, 1985 42.22 13,200C
1986 Nov. 11, 1985   17,300C
1987 Jun. 12, 1987 48.35 22,400C
1988 Mar. 2, 1988 37.98 8,290C
1989 Aug. 1, 1989 47.81 21,500C
1990 Apr. 26, 1990 39.94 10,400C
1991 Jan. 15, 1991 46.74 19,800C
1992 Mar. 4, 1992 48.74 23,000C
1993 Jun. 19, 1993 44.21 16,000C
1994 Nov. 16, 1993 44.65 16,600C
1995 Oct. 18, 1994 51.02 27,000C
1996 Sep. 19, 1996 45.40 17,700C
1997 Mar. 12, 1997 48.96 23,400C
1998 Sep. 11, 1998 50.21 25,500C
1999 Nov. 14, 1998 44.67 16,700C
2000 Apr. 12, 2000 37.34 7,640C
2001 Jun. 9, 2001 54.13 33,000C
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