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: 2014-05-17 Crest: 15.36 ft.Datum change: 1934-10-09Number of Floods: 173

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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
2014-05-0114.9265800Minornone
2014-05-1715.3670500Moderatenone



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