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Peak Streamflow for Texas

USGS 08075500 Sims Bayou at Houston, TX

Harris County, Texas
Hydrologic Unit Code 12040104
Latitude  2940'27", Longitude  9517'21" NAD27
Drainage area 63.0  square miles
Contributing drainage area 63.0  square miles
Gage datum -3.09 feet above sea level NGVD29
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1953 May 18, 1953 21.35 2,270C
1954 Nov. 19, 1953 18.30 1,410C
1955 Feb. 6, 1955 21.14 2,730C
1956 Jan. 31, 1956 13.62 478C
1957 Mar. 17, 1957 22.12 4,540C
1958 Oct. 15, 1957 23.22 5,050C
1959 Jul. 25, 1959 23.91 3,860C
1960 Jun. 26, 1960 29.76 8,030C
1961 Jun. 19, 1961 24.28 3,960C
1962 Nov. 13, 1961 23.78 3,700C
1963 Jan. 17, 1963 22.56 2,690C
1964 Feb. 4, 1964 19.93 2,120C
1965 Dec. 10, 1964 23.98 3,800C
1966 May 20, 1966 27.99 6,700C
1967 Apr. 13, 1967 16.43 1,260C
1968 Jun. 24, 1968 24.80 4,680C
1969 Feb. 21, 1969 28.90 7,720C
1970 May 21, 1970 30.22 8,800C
1971 Oct. 12, 1970 26.95 5,750C
1972 May 12, 1972 23.38 3,930C
1973 Jul. 7, 1973 32.11 10,000C
1974 Jan. 19, 1974 23.35 3,720C
1975 Jun. 9, 1975 33.17 11,200C
1976 Jun. 16, 1976 33.14 11,200C
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1977 Apr. 20, 1977 24.67 4,250C
1978 Jan. 19, 1978 24.67 2,000C
1979 Sep. 20, 1979 32.99 10,900C
1980 Jan. 22, 1980 29.53 7,210C
1981 Aug. 31, 1981 31.89 8,610C
1982 Oct. 5, 1981 30.44 7,860C
1983 Aug. 18, 1983 33.23 11,400C
1984 Jan. 9, 1984 21.34 2,540C
1985 Feb. 23, 1985 24.95 4,010C
1986 Nov. 11, 1985 31.83 9,180C
1987 Jun. 12, 1987 29.33 7,400C
1988 Mar. 17, 1988 17.99 1,410C
1989 Aug. 1, 1989 31.24 9,120C
1990 Apr. 26, 1990 18.84 1,680C
1991 Jan. 15, 1991 28.92 7,040C
1992 Feb. 4, 1992 25.16 4,490C
1993 Jun. 20, 1993 24.59 4,180C
1994 Oct. 20, 1993 25.61 4,770C
1995 Oct. 18, 1994 29.88 7,730C
1996 Dec. 17, 1995 21.67 2,780C
1997 unknown 1997   2,7004,C
1998 Sep. 11, 1998 18.91 10,000C
1999 Nov. 14, 1998 14.59 6,090C
2000 Apr. 3, 2000 9.36 2,470C
2001 Jun. 9, 2001 27.91 25,800C
Peak Streamflow Qualification Codes.
  • 4 -- Discharge less than indicated value, which is Minimum Recordable Discharge at this site
  • C -- All or part of the record affected by Urbanization, Mining, Agricultural changes, Channelization, or other