James River near Richmond, Henrico County VA (RMDV2)
Gage Location: Henrico County, VirginiaSite Location: Henrico County, Virginia
Latitude: 37.563Longitude: -77.547Elevation: 98.82 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 6753 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 12 ft. Moderate Stage: 15 ft.Major Stage: 22 ft.
First Flood: 1816-09-18Last Flood: 2013-05-10 Crest: 15 ft.Datum change: 1934-10-09Number of Floods: 171

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1816-09-18-9999-9999MissingC1
1822-09-28-9999-9999MissingC1
1878-09-12-9999-9999MissingC1
1896-09-28-9999-9999MissingC1
1915-09-01-9999-9999MissingC1
1934-12-0319.08109000ModerateC2
1935-01-2518.55102000ModerateC2
1935-09-0721.01127000ModerateC2
1936-01-0516.7378300ModerateC2
1936-01-2116.778300ModerateC2
1936-02-1714.6860300MinorC2
1936-03-1923.42175000MajorC2
1937-01-0415.2564400ModerateC2
1937-01-2215.9571100ModerateC2
1937-04-2722.65152000MajorC2 F1
1937-10-2118.292500ModerateC2
1937-10-3013.5450900MinorC2
1939-08-2014.3757900MinorC2
1940-06-0213.550900MinorC2
1940-08-1821.8151000ModerateC2
1942-05-1814.457900MinorC2
1942-05-2415.7468600ModerateC2
1942-10-1719.8119000ModerateC2
1944-09-2021.8150000ModerateC2
1945-09-2014.8261100MinorC2
1946-01-0912.241300MinorC2
1948-02-1615.4566000ModerateC2
1948-04-0216.4575000ModerateC2
1948-08-0615.566800ModerateC2
1948-12-0114.357100MinorC2
1948-12-0520.9136000ModerateC2
1949-03-2416.2273000ModerateC2
1949-04-1614.6760300MinorC2
1949-08-1613.3850100MinorC2
1950-09-1214.659500MinorC2
1950-12-0613.7653200MinorC2
1950-12-1014.8561100MinorC2
1951-06-1513.5350900MinorC2
1951-12-2214.5358700MinorC2
1952-01-3013.8253200MinorC2
1952-03-1314.2256300MinorC2
1953-02-2414.4557900MinorC2
1953-03-2715.9571100ModerateC2
1954-03-0314.5458700MinorC2
1955-03-0816.172000ModerateC2
1955-08-2018.3698700ModerateC2
1957-04-081562700ModerateC2
1958-04-0213.3550100MinorC2
1959-06-0412.0539800MinorC2
1960-04-0214.9261900MinorC2
1960-04-0715.768600ModerateC2
1961-04-1412.6344200MinorC2
1961-10-2317.9894000ModerateC2
1962-03-1414.8661900MinorC2
1962-03-2413.9454000MinorC2
1963-03-1516.4281600ModerateC2
1965-02-0915.3269600ModerateC2
1966-02-1513.7555200MinorC2
1967-03-0915.3770600ModerateC2
1969-08-2124.95222000MajorC2
1970-01-0214.9265600MinorC2
1971-02-1614.2458800MinorC2
1971-06-0117.0288500ModerateC2
1971-10-2613.9557000MinorC2
1972-02-1413.8856100MinorC2
1972-02-2913.9557000MinorC2
1972-06-2328.62313000MajorC2
1972-10-0721.76162000ModerateC2
1972-11-1514.0457000MinorC2
1973-02-0416.4682700ModerateC2
1973-03-1914.2659800MinorC2
1973-05-3014.8264600MinorC2
1973-12-2215.6673900ModerateC2
1973-12-2915.9476100ModerateC2
1974-09-0813.3150800MinorC2
1975-03-1614.3359800MinorC2
1975-03-2120.08133000ModerateC2
1975-09-2616.178300ModerateC2
1976-01-0214.0857900MinorC2
1976-10-1115.6372800ModerateC2
1977-04-0714.8865600MinorC2
1978-01-2819.36122000ModerateC2
1978-03-1714.1858800MinorC2
1978-03-2814.5562600MinorC2
1978-04-2815.1267600ModerateC2
1979-01-2313.250000MinorC2
1979-02-2720.38138000ModerateC2
1979-03-0715.0266600ModerateC2
1979-06-0518100000ModerateC2
1979-09-0714.2859800MinorC2
1979-09-2416.1378300ModerateC2
1979-10-0113.5252600MinorC2
1980-04-1113.350800MinorC2
1980-04-1614.7463600MinorC2
1982-02-0513.855200MinorC2
1982-06-1515.6573400ModerateC2
1983-04-0414.1458300MinorC2
1983-04-1215.6673500ModerateC2
1983-04-1613.250000MinorC2
1983-04-2613.7855100MinorC2
1984-02-1617.2791700ModerateC2
1984-03-3016.7585500ModerateC2
1985-08-1914.9466000MinorC2
1985-11-0724.77218000MajorC2
1987-03-0314.3360000MinorC2
1987-04-1821.91163000ModerateC2
1987-04-2716.582700ModerateC2
1987-09-1018.53108000ModerateC2
1989-05-0315.0667200ModerateC2
1989-05-0717.796900ModerateC2
1990-05-3014.0157100MinorC2
1990-10-2415.1768300ModerateC2
1991-01-1314.9165700MinorC2
1991-03-0613.2450300MinorC2
1992-04-2419.24119000ModerateC2
1993-03-0618.87114000ModerateC2
1993-03-2614.4361000MinorC2
1993-03-2913.4752300MinorC2
1993-04-1713.2450300MinorC2
1993-11-2915.369600ModerateC2
1994-02-2413.7254500MinorC2
1994-03-0313.4552100MinorC2
1994-03-3017.4894300ModerateC2
1995-01-1816.4281800ModerateC2
1995-06-2413.2550400MinorC2
1995-06-3016.2680000ModerateC2
1996-01-2120.61141000ModerateC2
1996-01-2913.8755900MinorC2
1996-09-0821.23152000ModerateC2
1996-12-0315.7274500ModerateC2
1998-01-1015.774300ModerateC2
1998-01-2916.7787000ModerateC2
1998-02-0616.7386500ModerateC2
1998-02-1916.6685700ModerateC2
1998-03-2216.7686900ModerateC2
2000-10-0115.4373200ModerateC2
2003-02-2518.73113000ModerateC2
2003-03-2114.4463740MinorC2
2003-04-1212.9950931MinorC2
2003-05-2014.463370MinorC2
2003-07-0413.3353830MinorC2
2003-11-2114.5762400MinorC2
2003-12-1213.5453723MinorC2
2004-02-0812.6146496MinorC2
2004-04-1513.3652292MinorC2
2004-09-1012.8148000MinorC2
2004-10-0115.572000ModerateC2
2005-01-1514.460800MinorC2
2005-03-3012.1743200MinorC2
2005-12-0114.3660500MinorC2
2006-06-2915.8175500ModerateC2
2006-10-0815.4271100ModerateC2
2006-11-1813.6354500MinorC2
2007-03-0412.2243600MinorC2
2007-03-1812.9248900MinorC2
2007-04-1713.8256000MinorC2
2009-11-1413.351800MinorC2
2009-12-1013.7455300MinorC2
2009-12-2713.3151900MinorC2
2010-01-2718.1104000Moderatenone
2010-03-1513.3852500Minornone
2011-03-0812.6947100Minornone
2011-03-1214.7864400Minornone
2011-04-1815.0767400Moderatenone
2011-12-0915.5168600Moderatenone
2012-03-0313.2451400Minornone
2012-03-2613.6341400Minornone
2012-05-1612.5833100Minornone
2013-01-1812.6433500Minornone
2013-02-0214.9553100Minornone
2013-05-101566700Moderatenone



Codes and description

C1|Crest information looks unreliable and incomplete and not used in frequency calculations. Some of the floods are based on current flood stage and nearby gage information.
C2|Crest information 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: 07:20 AM Nov 12, 2013