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Peak Streamflow for Texas

USGS 08162000 Colorado Rv at Wharton, TX

Wharton County, Texas
Hydrologic Unit Code 12090302
Latitude  2918'32", Longitude  9606'13" NAD27
Drainage area 42,003  square miles
Contributing drainage area 30,600  square miles
Gage datum 52.42 feet above sea level NGVD29
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1919 Jun. 18, 1919   37,600
1920 Oct. 15, 1919   39,600
1921 Sep. 14, 1921   35,900
1923 May 3, 1923   29,300
1924 Nov. 5, 1923   32,800
1925 May 15, 1925   22,100
1935 Jun. 20, 1935 38.20 159,0007
1938 Jul. 30, 1938 37.40 145,0006
1939 Jul. 18, 1939 11.48 12,6006
1940 Jul. 3, 1940 35.99 100,0006
1941 Nov. 26, 1940 35.30 92,0006
1942 Apr. 9, 1942 22.35 38,9006
1943 Oct. 21, 1942 9.30 8,3306
1944 Mar. 17, 1944 14.96 19,7006
1945 Apr. 2, 1945 19.80 36,4006
1946 Mar. 14, 1946 19.50 35,6006
1947 Nov. 6, 1946 16.98 27,3006
1948 May 27, 1948 8.40 7,8006
1949 Apr. 27, 1949 20.90 37,9006
1950 Jun. 4, 1950 17.55 28,6006
1951 Jun. 6, 1951 11.15 13,2006
1952 May 29, 1952 12.95 17,4006
1953 May 1, 1953 17.90 29,9006
1954 Dec. 5, 1953 11.20 13,3006
1955 May 20, 1955 10.40 10,1006
1956 Oct. 7, 1955 5.70 4,6106
1957 Apr. 30, 1957 28.90 54,2006
1958 Oct. 17, 1957 30.00 58,5006
1959 Apr. 13, 1959 20.60 33,3006
1960 Jun. 27, 1960 27.50 53,0006
1961 Sep. 15, 1961 30.90 59,6006
1962 Nov. 14, 1961 15.70 21,6006
1963 Feb. 21, 1963 8.60 9,6806
1964 Sep. 19, 1964 7.30 7,9906
1965 May 19, 1965 20.80 33,3006
Water
Year
Date Gage
Height
(feet)
Stream-
flow
(cfs)
1966 May 3, 1966 12.72 16,3006
1967 Sep. 23, 1967 12.43 15,7006
1968 Jun. 26, 1968 28.06 55,4006
1969 Feb. 22, 1969 17.45 25,5006
1970 May 18, 1970 17.00 24,6006
1971 Oct. 24, 1970 15.72 22,4006
1972 May 13, 1972 16.96 24,5006
1973 Jun. 15, 1973 32.25 59,4006
1974 Sep. 15, 1974 25.90 40,8006
1975 May 27, 1975 28.50 50,8006
1976 Apr. 21, 1976 18.14 21,0006
1977 Apr. 23, 1977 32.35 53,0006
1978 Sep. 14, 1978 17.70 20,3006
1979 Jun. 8, 1979 28.55 43,4006
1980 May 16, 1980 13.05 13,5006
1981 Jun. 17, 1981 28.50 43,3006
1982 Nov. 3, 1981 30.55 49,3006
1983 May 23, 1983 28.85 23,7006
1984 May 20, 1984 16.19 5,1406
1985 Feb. 25, 1985 23.50 14,9006
1986 Nov. 27, 1985 29.94 25,4006
1987 Jun. 17, 1987 41.48 51,6006
1988 Mar. 19, 1988 22.42 12,9006
1989 May 20, 1989 18.44 7,4106
1990 May 6, 1990 15.77 4,4706
1991 Jan. 12, 1991 31.63 28,8006
1992 Dec. 27, 1991 45.31 61,9006
1993 Jun. 21, 1993 33.06 31,8006
1994 May 16, 1994 22.62 13,8006
1995 Oct. 20, 1994 40.69 49,6006
1996 Sep. 23, 1996 20.47 11,9006
1997 Mar. 18, 1997 31.29 30,6006
1998 Oct. 15, 1997 28.85 25,2006
1999 Oct. 23, 1998 48.72 74,8006
2000 Jun. 12, 2000 18.71 8,6506
2001 Mar. 16, 2001 23.06 14,5006
Peak Streamflow Qualification Codes.
  • 6 -- Discharge affected by Regulation or Diversion
  • 7 -- Discharge is an Historic Peak