Delaware River at Fishs Eddy, Delaware County NY (FSHN6)
Gage Location: Delaware County, New YorkSite Location: Delaware County, New York
Latitude: 41.973Longitude: -75.174Elevation: 955.96 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 784 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 13 ft. Moderate Stage: 16 ft.Major Stage: 18 ft.
First Flood: 1903-10-09Last Flood: 2012-09-19 Crest: 13.5 ft.Datum change: 1967-11-02Number of Floods: 64

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1903-10-0923.670000MajorC1 F1 G1
1913-03-2717.432500ModerateC1 G1
1914-03-2815.830000MinorC1 G1
1917-10-3015.427400MinorC1 G1
1920-03-13-999930400MissingC1 G1
1921-11-2913.4622000MinorC1 G1
1924-09-301945000MajorC1 G1
1926-11-171426700MinorC1 G1
1927-12-0814.425200MinorC1 G1
1929-03-1414.124200MinorC1 G1
1932-10-0617.7839000ModerateC1 G1
1933-08-2420.653300MajorC1 G1
1934-12-0114.4725500MinorC1 G1
1936-03-1116.6834200ModerateC1 G1
1936-03-1819.2146000MajorC1 G1
1937-02-2213.5422200MinorC1 G1
1937-10-2315.0527700MinorC1 G1
1938-08-1117.1436000ModerateC1 G1
1938-09-2218.2141000MajorC1 G1
1938-12-0613.3921700MinorC1 G1
1940-03-3116.9935500ModerateC1 G1
1942-05-2317.1834900ModerateC1 G1
1942-09-2817.0234100ModerateC1 G1
1942-12-3016.2232400ModerateC1 G1
1943-11-0914.0523200MinorC1 G1
1945-03-1813.6621600MinorC1 G1
1946-03-0913.4318400MinorC1 G1
1947-04-0613.8521100MinorC1 G1
1948-03-2218.6443200MajorC1 G1
1948-12-3017.4537200ModerateC1 G1
1950-04-0513.7721100MinorC1 G1
1950-11-2617.1535800ModerateC1 G1
1950-12-0415.1226600MinorC1 G1
1951-03-3118.643000MajorC1 G1
1952-04-0613.4820000MinorC1 G1
1952-12-1117.6938400ModerateC1 G1
1955-08-1915.2927400MinorC1 F2 G1
1957-12-2117.3236600ModerateC1 F2 G1
1960-04-0514.4423800MinorC1 F2 G1
1961-04-2513.8321300MinorC1 F2 G1
1962-04-0113.5520200MinorC1 F2G1
1964-03-1013.419700MinorC1 F2 G1
1976-01-2714.38-9999MinorC7 F2
1979-03-0614.0115600MinorC7 F2
1996-01-1916.8853000ModerateC3 F2
2003-09-0415.720100MinorF2 G1
2004-09-1821.456300MajorC3 F2 G1
2005-04-0322.4965100MajorC7 F2

Codes and description

C1|Crest information during this period may be incomplete and therefore was not used in frequency calculations. Some of the floods are based on current flood stage and nearby gage information.
C2|Crest information during this period looks reliable despite potential problems. This data was used in frequency calculations.
C3|Crest height estimated by the USGS.
C4|Crest height is from the National Weather Service.
C5|Crest height affected by backwater.
C6|Crest occurred at a previous flood stage that is lower than the current flood stage. The crests below the new flood stage are not used in flood frequency calculations.
C7|Crest from USGS yearly peak and/or date is different than the crest we provide. In many cases MARFC uses crest based on backwater or ice effects.
C8|Crest month or day of occurrence has been estimated by The Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center usually based on nearby gage information.
C9|Crest date (day) in the month is unknown.
F1|Flow is an estimate.
F2|Flow affected by regulation or diversion and in some cases to an unknown degree.
F3|Flow effected by snow-melt, ice jam or debris jam break up.
F4|Flow affected by dam failure.
F5|Flow - All or part of the record affected by urbanization, mining, agricultural changes, channelization or other factors.
G1|Gage height at a different site and/or datum.
G2|Gage is not an official USGS gage with crests provided by the NWS. Crest information looks unreliable and incomplete and not used in flood frequency calculations.
G3|Gage datum changed during this year.
none,No code; Good Data

Updated: 07:31 AM Dec 19, 2014