Rockaway River at Main Street at Boonton, Morris County NJ (Old Site - BNTN4)
Gage Location: Morris County, New JerseySite Location: Morris County, New Jersey
Latitude: 40.903 Longitude: -74.410 Elevation: 364.47 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 116 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 5 ft. Moderate Stage: 6 ft.Major Stage: 7 ft.
First Flood: 1937-11-14Last Flood: 2011-11-24 Crest: 5.09 ft.Datum change: 2012-12-19Number of Floods: 87

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1937-11-145.131900MinorC1
1938-01-255.151900MinorC1
1938-07-245.432120MinorC1
1938-09-225.552260MinorC1
1940-03-155.762390MinorC1
1947-11-095.011790MinorC1
1948-12-316.33590ModerateC1
1950-11-265.071990MinorC1
1950-12-085.061980MinorC1
1951-03-315.592460MinorC1
1951-12-215.071990MinorC1
1952-03-125.832540MinorC1
1952-06-026.624360ModerateC1
1952-11-225.282050MinorC1
1953-01-255.11890MinorC1
1955-08-195.432190MinorC1
1955-10-165.151940MinorC1
1957-12-215.312080MinorC1
1962-03-135.071860MinorC1
1968-05-296.223400ModerateC1
1970-04-036.062870ModerateC1
1971-08-286.283550ModerateC1
1972-06-015.42200MinorC1
1972-06-235.292090MinorC1
1972-11-096.213380ModerateC1
1973-02-036.54100ModerateC1
1973-12-216.594300ModerateC1
1975-07-255.432230MinorC1
1976-01-285.081900MinorC1
1976-07-015.752550MinorC1
1977-03-236.453970ModerateC1
1977-11-085.021810MinorC1
1978-03-275.752590MinorC1
1979-01-085.061850MinorC1
1979-01-257.065430MajorC1
1979-03-075.141920MinorC1
1979-09-075.422200MinorC1
1980-03-225.812670MinorC1
1980-04-105.322100MinorC1
1980-04-295.141920MinorC1
1981-05-125.262040MinorC1
1982-01-0551780MinorC1
1983-03-195.482230MinorC1
1983-03-225.031800MinorC1
1983-04-166.113030ModerateC1
1983-12-145.522270MinorC1
1984-04-057.235590MajorC1
1984-05-305.592350MinorC1
1984-07-075.942770MinorC1
1986-04-175.061830MinorC1
1987-04-055.742530MinorC1
1989-05-065.272020MinorC1
1989-05-175.592350MinorC1
1989-10-215.112010MinorC1
1990-05-176.093350ModerateC1
1992-06-065.382310MinorC1
1996-01-205.22110MinorC1
1996-01-285.652660MinorC1
1996-10-205.923070MinorC1
1996-12-025.232140MinorC1
1998-06-145.332720MinorC1
1999-03-225.22110MinorC1
1999-09-176.264270ModerateC1
2000-08-135.022750MinorC1
2003-01-296.784980ModerateC1
2003-02-046.335914ModerateC1
2005-03-295.472530MinorC1
2005-04-036.333640ModerateC1
2005-10-096.13320ModerateC1
2007-04-166.694170ModerateC1
2008-02-145.462510MinorC1
2008-03-095.412460MinorC1
2008-12-125.422470MinorC1
2009-12-275.132140MinorC1
2010-01-265.142160MinorC1
2010-03-146.814350ModerateC1
2010-03-235.382420MinorC1
2010-03-315.532600MinorC1
2010-10-015.332370minorC1
2011-03-076.323620ModerateC1
2011-03-117.034700MajorC1
2011-04-176.233500ModerateC1
2011-05-195.512570MinorC1
2011-08-289.31 8210MajorC1
2011-09-075.132140MinorC1
2011-09-085.492550MinorC1
2011-11-245.091420MinorC1



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: 01:27 PM Feb 21, 2013