James River at Bent Creek, Appomattox County VA (BECV2)
Gage Location: Nelson County, Virginia Site Location: Appomattox County, Virginia
Latitude: 37.536Longitude: -78.825Elevation: 381.39 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 3649 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 16 ft. Moderate Stage: 22 ft.Major Stage: 27.5 ft.
First Flood: 1870-09-30Last Flood: 2010-01-26 Crest: 16.85 ft.Datum change: 1930-09-12Number of Floods: 51

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MINOR FLOODS
Date of FloodCrest(ft)
1886-04-0119
1889-06-0119
1928-08-1718.8
1934-12-0119.65
1935-01-2420.22
1935-09-0617.05
1937-10-2016.76
1940-08-1619.63
1942-05-1716.5
1942-05-2318.34
1944-09-1918
1948-12-0418.68
1949-04-1417.47
1950-09-1017.8
1950-12-0816.7
1953-02-2216.07
1954-03-0216.78
1955-03-0717.28
1957-04-0616.6
1960-03-3116.19
1961-10-2216.42
1963-03-1318.47
1967-03-0816.23
1970-01-0116.08
1971-05-3116.31
1973-12-2818
1975-03-1918.34
1977-04-0616.66
1978-01-2718.38
1979-02-2618.37
1982-06-1416.75
1984-02-1516.11
1987-04-1721.73
1987-04-2616.67
1987-09-0820.25
1992-04-2221.02
1993-03-0516.5
1995-01-1617.57
1995-06-2817.57
1996-01-1919.01
1996-09-0719.28
1998-01-0917.02
2003-02-2317.97
2004-09-2916.97
2010-01-2616.85
MODERATE FLOODS
Date of FloodCrest(ft)
1870-09-3027
1877-11-2424
1936-03-1823.02
1969-08-2024.77
1972-06-2127.13
MAJOR FLOODS
Date of FloodCrest(ft)
1985-11-0530.76
MISSING
Date of FloodCrest(ft)



Categorical Floods by Month
MonthMinor
After
Datum
Minor
Total
Moderate
After
Datum
Moderate
Total
Major
After
Datum
Major
Total
Missing
After
Datum
Missing
Total
January77000000
February44000000
March77110000
April67000000
May33000000
June23110000
July00000000
August12110000
September66010000
October22000000
November00011100
December44000000


Categorical Floods by Season
SeasonMinorModerateMajorMissing
Fall8210
Winter15000
Spring17100
Summer5200