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Peak Streamflow for Texas

USGS 08075400 Sims Bayou at Hiram Clarke St, Houston, TX

Harris County, Texas
Hydrologic Unit Code 12040104
Latitude  2937'07", Longitude  9526'45" NAD27
Drainage area 20.2  square miles
Contributing drainage area 20.2  square miles
Gage datum 0 feet above sea level NGVD29
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1965 Dec. 10, 1964 48.70 960C
1966 Apr. 14, 1966 51.08 2,280C
1967 Sep. 21, 1967 46.77 350C
1968 Jun. 23, 1968 52.35 2,200C
1969 Feb. 21, 1969 52.08 2,280C
1970 May 21, 1970 52.69 2,320C
1971 Oct. 11, 1970 52.77 2,230C
1972 May 12, 1972 51.30 2,020C
1973 Jun. 13, 1973 55.02 4,220C
1974 May 10, 1974 49.85 1,360C
1975 Jun. 10, 1975 54.41 2,830C
1976 Jun. 15, 1976 57.12 4,5002,C
1977 Apr. 20, 1977 51.15 1,440C
1978 Jan. 11, 1978 44.50 800C
1979 Sep. 19, 1979 52.73 3,400C
1980 Jan. 22, 1980 48.97 2,640C
1981 Aug. 31, 1981 54.58 3,820C
1982 May 13, 1982 50.58 2,240C
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1983 Sep. 19, 1983 54.50 4,660C
1984 Jan. 9, 1984 45.92 1,500C
1985 Feb. 23, 1985 47.27 1,860C
1986 Nov. 11, 1985 53.54 4,470C
1987 Jun. 12, 1987 51.79 3,490C
1988 Mar. 2, 1988 44.65 1,320C
1989 Aug. 1, 1989 54.32 5,190C
1990 Apr. 26, 1990 42.59 875C
1991 Jan. 15, 1991 51.37 5,120C
1992 Feb. 22, 1992 53.08 6,290C
1993 Jun. 20, 1993 50.45 4,540C
1994 Oct. 20, 1993 49.00 3,710C
1995 Oct. 18, 1994 54.65 7,510C
1996 Dec. 17, 1995 47.94 3,150C
1997 Jan. 27, 1997 53.37 4,210C
1998 Sep. 11, 1998 50.32 3,000C
1999 May 30, 1999 49.03 2,570C
2000 Apr. 12, 2000 44.61 1,330C
2001 Jun. 9, 2001 55.96 9,030C
Peak Streamflow Qualification Codes.
  • 2 -- Discharge is an Estimate
  • C -- All or part of the record affected by Urbanization, Mining, Agricultural changes, Channelization, or other