Passaic River at Little Falls, Passaic County NJ (LTFN4)
Gage Location: Passaic County, New JerseySite Location: Passaic County, New Jersey
Latitude: 40.885Longitude: -74.226Elevation: 120 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 762 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 7 ft. Moderate Stage: 8 ft.Major Stage: 9 ft.
First Flood: 1903-10-10Last Flood: 2014-05-03 Crest: 7.69 ft.Datum change: 1955-09-30Number of Floods: 61

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1903-10-1017.531700MajorC1 C4 C7 F2 F4
1955-10-189.4511600MajorF2
1960-04-077.157140MinorF2
1961-02-277.47610MinorF2
1968-05-3110.7313500MajorF2
1970-02-127.627240MinorF2
1970-04-058.669110ModerateF2
1971-08-298.058010ModerateF2
1971-09-158.037970ModerateF2
1972-06-259.4510300MajorF2
1973-02-059.4510600MajorF2
1973-04-067.256620MinorF2
1973-07-017.426890MinorF2
1973-12-238.558910ModerateF2
1975-09-278.959640ModerateF5
1976-01-307.116390MinorF2
1977-03-258.228440ModerateF2
1977-11-108.639180ModerateF2
1978-03-299.1810100MajorF2
1979-01-279.2110200MajorF2
1979-03-087.486910MinorF2
1979-05-267.717300MinorF2
1980-03-238.488700ModerateF2
1980-04-119.069870MajorF2
1983-03-2299740MajorF2
1983-04-127.466830MinorF2
1983-04-198.829380ModerateF2
1983-04-277.496880MinorF2
1983-12-158.999720ModerateF2
1984-04-0712.9118400MajorF2
1984-06-0110.0812000MajorF2
1984-07-097.587040MinorF2
1986-04-197.036150MinorF2
1987-04-069.2910300MajorF2
1989-05-127.236450MinorF2
1989-05-199.4410700MajorF2
1992-06-077.216410MinorF2
1993-04-018.488700MinorF2
1996-01-298.829440ModerateF2
1996-10-228.168180ModerateF2
1996-12-047.236550MinorF2
1998-05-138.578950ModerateF2
1999-09-189.8411600MajorF2
2003-03-237.346950MinorF2
2003-12-137.577320MinorF2
2003-12-267.196489MinorF2
2005-03-317.57210MinorF2
2005-04-0410.1112100MajorF2
2005-10-107.146640MinorF2
2005-10-149.2110200MajorF2
2007-04-1811.8815800MajorF2
2008-03-107.557570MinorF2
2010-03-1611.8715800MajorF2
2010-03-247.447390MinorF2
2010-04-018.79500ModerateF2
2011-03-1211.8115600MajorF2
2011-04-189.0210100MajorF2
2011-05-207.397310MinorF2
2011-08-3014.1920800MajorF2
2011-09-0911.0514000MajorF2
2014-05-037.697750ModerateF2



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