Swatara Creek near Hershey, Dauphin County PA (HERP1)
Gage Location: Dauphin County, PennsylvaniaSite Location: Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Latitude: 40.298Longitude: -76.668Elevation: 325.94 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 483 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 7 ft. Moderate Stage: 10 ft.Major Stage: 14 ft.
First Flood: 1975-09-27Last Flood: 2013-10-11 Crest: 7.54 ft.Datum change: 1975-10-01Number of Floods: 46

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MINOR FLOODS
Date of FloodCrest(ft)
1976-01-279.44
1976-10-109.18
1977-03-057.15
1977-12-217.5
1978-01-279.19
1978-03-278.21
1979-01-227.12
1979-02-268.94
1983-04-169.45
1983-12-147.69
1984-05-307.19
1986-03-157.3
1987-09-147.85
1988-05-208.02
1989-05-077.35
1989-05-178.33
1993-12-067.62
1996-01-289.11
1996-10-208.08
1996-12-147.36
2000-03-228
2000-12-187.32
2003-12-127.51
2004-09-297.01
2005-01-157.01
2005-03-297.51
2005-04-038.01
2006-10-297.05
2006-11-177.19
2007-03-038.37
2008-12-127.1
2010-10-017.63
2011-03-077.44
2011-04-178.34
2011-09-287.4
2011-11-237.16
2013-10-117.54
MODERATE FLOODS
Date of FloodCrest(ft)
1993-11-2910.33
2008-03-0611.06
2011-03-1210.97
MAJOR FLOODS
Date of FloodCrest(ft)
1975-09-2715.36
1979-01-2514.43
1996-01-2014.3
2004-09-1914.27
2006-06-2916.12
2011-09-0827.22
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
January55002200
February11000000
March77220000
April33000000
May44000000
June00001100
July00000000
August00000000
September33002300
October55000000
November22110000
December77000000


Categorical Floods by Season
SeasonMinorModerateMajorMissing
Fall10130
Winter13020
Spring14200
Summer0010