Rapidan River at Culpeper, Culpeper County VA (CLPV2)
Gage Location: Culpeper County, VirginiaSite Location: Culpeper County, Virginia
Latitude: 38.35Longitude: -77.975Elevation: 241.36 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 468 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 13 ft. Moderate Stage: 17 ft.Major Stage: 21 ft.
First Flood: 1932-10-18Last Flood: 2014-05-16 Crest: 17.16 ft.Datum change: 1930-10-01Number of Floods: 58

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1932-10-1815.7211400Minornone
1932-11-1014.910000Minornone
1933-04-171612000Minornone
1934-09-1415.7711600Minornone
1934-09-1719.5321900Moderatenone
1934-12-0214.779840Minornone
1935-09-0617.5315600Moderatenone
1936-03-1819.2521000Moderatenone
1937-01-2115.4210400Minornone
1937-04-2628.0350000Majornone
1937-10-2019.4121600Moderatenone
1940-08-1715.3610400Minornone
1942-08-0915.5811200Minornone
1942-10-1630.358100Majornone
1944-09-1914.5610800Minornone
1947-11-0414.110200Minornone
1948-12-0415.6212000Minornone
1950-12-0517.114600Moderatenone
1955-08-1824.3133800Majornone
1965-02-0815.1511600Minornone
1972-06-2229.5355600Majornone
1972-10-0626.2342400Majornone
1973-08-1815.211500Minornone
1975-03-2017.2614500Moderatenone
1976-10-1017.515000Moderatenone
1978-01-2617.4714900Moderatenone
1979-02-2615.4111800Minornone
1979-09-0618.7917600Moderatenone
1979-09-2217.2814500Moderatenone
1979-10-0214.7811100Minornone
1984-02-1518.2416400Moderatenone
1984-03-2915.9812600Minornone
1985-11-0522.5228500Majornone
1987-04-1715.9712600Minornone
1987-09-0917.7715500Moderatenone
1989-05-0618.1916300Moderatenone
1990-10-2314.410700Minornone
1992-12-1114.3810700Minornone
1993-03-0518.9117800Moderatenone
1993-11-2814.5810900Minornone
1995-06-2830.459300Majornone
1996-01-2018.2219400Moderatenone
1996-09-0727.4947800Majornone
1998-02-0514.8215300Minornone
1998-02-1817.1518700Moderatenone
1998-03-2114.0214200Minornone
1998-05-0815.7316600Minornone
1999-09-3017.5319200Moderatenone
2003-02-2314.314590Minornone
2003-09-1918.5120700Moderatenone
2004-09-2914.0614300Minornone
2010-01-2515.4316200Minornone
2011-04-1713.5113500Minornone
2013-01-3113.4913100Minornone
2013-05-0814.3514700Minornone
2013-06-1016.5117700Minornone
2014-04-3014.7515200Minornone
2014-05-1617.1618700Moderatenone



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: 01:25 PM Jul 21, 2014