Raritan River below Calco Dam at Bound Brook, Somerset County NJ (BDKN4)
Gage Location: Somerset County, New JerseySite Location: Somerset County, New Jersey
Latitude: 40.551Longitude: -74.548Elevation: -9999 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 785 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 28 ft. Moderate Stage: 30 ft.Major Stage: 33 ft.
First Flood: 1882-09-24Last Flood: 2013-06-08 Crest: 29.14 ft.Datum change: 1966-10-01Number of Floods: 68

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1882-09-24-9999-9999MissingC1
1968-05-3029.3227800Minornone
1970-04-0331.0229600Moderatenone
1971-08-2837.4746100Majornone
1971-09-1328.2221400Minornone
1972-06-2330.1126900Moderatenone
1972-11-0930.1327200Moderatenone
1973-02-0330.4728000Moderatenone
1973-06-302923900Minornone
1973-08-0230.3727800Moderatenone
1973-12-2131.7331000Moderatenone
1975-03-2028.1921200Minornone
1975-07-1430.2727100Moderatenone
1975-07-2129.2424300Minornone
1975-09-2529.0923900Minornone
1977-03-2329.9526300Minornone
1978-01-2631.3330000Moderatenone
1979-01-2230.9129000Moderatenone
1979-01-2533.1834600Majornone
1979-02-2631.1829600Moderatenone
1980-03-2229.825300Minornone
1981-05-1228.2718200Minornone
1982-01-0530.0322900Moderatenone
1983-04-1128.1818000Minornone
1983-04-1631.8428100Moderatenone
1983-12-1429.6221800Minornone
1984-04-0530.9425500Moderatenone
1984-05-3030.524200Moderatenone
1984-07-073228600Moderatenone
1986-04-1728.9520100Minornone
1986-12-2529.3615000Minornone
1987-04-0529.3621100Minornone
1989-09-2130.2223500Moderatenone
1989-10-2128.1317900Minornone
1992-12-1228.9120000Minornone
1994-01-293022900Moderatenone
1994-03-1129.4721400Minornone
1996-01-2033.3432700Majornone
1996-01-2828.3918900Minornone
1996-10-2035.5840100Majornone
1996-12-0228.920000Minornone
1996-12-1428.4319000Minornone
1999-03-2228.3618800Minornone
1999-09-1742.1382900Majornone
2003-12-1230.0223100Moderatenone
2004-09-2928.7919900Minornone
2005-04-0330.5424700Moderatenone
2005-10-0929.220900Minornone
2005-10-1230.6425100Moderatenone
2006-06-2928.2418500Minornone
2006-11-0929.4221500Minornone
2007-03-0228.1618300Minornone
2007-04-1638.356900Majornone
2007-04-2728.0718100Minornone
2008-02-1429.6922100Minornone
2008-03-0930.0623200Moderatenone
2008-12-1230.3524100Moderatenone
2009-12-2728.5419200Minornone
2010-03-1436.0445900Majornone
2010-03-3129.1120700Minornone
2011-03-0728.418900Minornone
2011-03-1128.4919100Minornone
2011-04-1731.126600Moderatenone
2011-08-2841.980400Majornone
2011-09-0729.0420500Minornone
2011-09-0833.1433900Majornone
2011-12-0828.5919400Minornone
2013-06-0829.1420600Minornone



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