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: 2014-05-01 Crest: 34.65 ft.Datum change: 1966-10-01Number of Floods: 69

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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
2014-05-0134.6538800Majornone



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