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Peak Streamflow for Texas

USGS 08078000 Chocolate Bayou nr Alvin, TX

Brazoria County, Texas
Hydrologic Unit Code 12040204
Latitude  2922'09", Longitude  9519'14" NAD27
Drainage area 87.7  square miles
Contributing drainage area 87.7  square miles
Gage datum 0.31 feet above sea level NGVD29
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1947 Aug. 26, 1947   1,210
1948 Feb. 25, 1948   1,080
1949 Apr. 23, 1949   980
1950 Oct. 8, 1949   7,400
1951 Sep. 14, 1951   935
1952 Apr. 1, 1952   2,250
1953 Aug. 31, 1953   2,660
1954 Nov. 19, 1953   3,010
1955 Feb. 7, 1955   1,860
1956 May 2, 1956   247
1957 Mar. 18, 1957   4,280
1958 Oct. 16, 1957   4,100
1959 Aug. 27, 1959 19.03 3,370
1960 Jun. 27, 1960 18.46 2,920
1961 Jun. 19, 1961 20.10 3,970
1962 Nov. 14, 1961 18.88 3,0505
1963 Dec. 24, 1962 14.38 1,8105
1964 Feb. 5, 1964 9.18 7585
1965 Dec. 11, 1964 18.56 2,5705
1966 Feb. 10, 1966 18.97 2,9005
1967 Feb. 6, 1967 9.75 8605
1968 Jun. 24, 1968 20.34 4,1605
1969 Feb. 22, 1969 16.82 2,0205
1970 Sep. 17, 1970 16.55 1,8405
1971 Sep. 11, 1971 19.41 2,7205
1972 May 13, 1972 19.07 2,7005
1973 Jun. 13, 1973 20.82 4,4605
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1974 May 11, 1974 19.05 2,6905
1975 Jun. 1, 1975 19.66 3,2105
1976 Jun. 17, 1976 16.71 1,8705
1977 Apr. 21, 1977 17.51 2,0605
1978 Jun. 4, 1978 13.76 1,3405
1979 Jul. 26, 1979 23.88 21,5005
1980 Jan. 23, 1980 18.90 2,6205
1981 May 4, 1981 19.63 3,0705
1982 May 15, 1982 15.70 1,6705
1983 Aug. 20, 1983 19.80 2,4305
1984 Jan. 10, 1984 14.04 1,2205
1985 Mar. 16, 1985 19.69 2,5005
1986 Nov. 13, 1985 13.61 1,2105
1987 Nov. 25, 1986 14.69 1,4905
1988 Apr. 30, 1988 21.44 9955
1989 Aug. 3, 1989 30.98 5,6505
1990 May 5, 1990 28.57 2,8805
1991 Apr. 6, 1991 29.26 3,3205
1992 May 29, 1992 29.66 3,6705
1993 Jun. 21, 1993 29.03 3,1205
1994 Oct. 21, 1993 28.59 2,8905
1995 Oct. 20, 1994 30.94 3,9405
1996 Dec. 18, 1995 29.44 2,8105
1997 Apr. 12, 1997 30.12 3,2005
1998 Sep. 12, 1998 29.99 2,3805
1999 Nov. 15, 1998 30.05 2,4005
2000 May 20, 2000 23.35 1,0905
2001 Sep. 2, 2001 31.25 2,9205
Peak Streamflow Qualification Codes.
  • 5 -- Discharge affected to unknown degree by Regulation or Diversion