JAMES RIVER @ RICHMOND CITY-LOCKS

HIGH WATER RECORDS (Flood Stage 9 ft.)

Date of crest Crest in feet & Remarks
March 24, 1901 19.30
April 22, 1901 14.00
December 31, 1901 23.20
March 2, 1902 19.00
June 8, 1903 14.70
October 22, 1906 18.70
June 3, 1907 14.70
February 17, 1908 13.90
June 18, 1910 14.10
March 17, 1912 17.80
March 30, 1913 17.50
February 6, 1915 14.80
March 6, 1917 14.10
January 5, 1919 17.20
February 5, 1920 15.70
May 14, 1924 20.10
August 18, 1928 17.00
October 19, 1932 14.20
April 19, 1933 14.10
December 3, 1934 19.70
September 7, 1935 23.65
March 30, 1936 26.50
April 27, 1937 25.20
August 18, 1940 23.30
October 17, 1942 19.50
September 21, 1944 22.40
December 6, 1948 21.60
March 24, 1949 13.30
March 27, 1953 12.70
Date of Crest Crest in feet & Remarks
August 20, 1955 16.90...Hurricane Diane
April 7, 1960 12.20
October 23, 1961 16.70
March 15, 1963 13.50
August 22, 1969 28.60...Hurricane Camille
June 2, 1971 14.20
June 23, 1972 36.50...Hurricane Agnes

Flood of Record

October 7, 1972 24.20
February 4, 1973 13.50
March 21, 1975 20.80
January 28,1978 19.50
February 27, 1979 22.50
February 17, 1984 15.00
November 7, 1985 30.76...Hurricane Juan
October 24, 1990 11.25
January 13, 1991 11.17
April 24, 1992 18.96
March 6, 1993 18.79
March 26, 1993 10.95
November 29, 1993 12.00
March 30, 1994 16.05
January 22, 1996 22.05
January 28, 1996 9.65
September 8, 1996 23.75...Hurricane Fran