Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County WV (HFEW2)
Gage Location: Jefferson County, West VirginiaSite Location: Jefferson County, West Virginia
Latitude: 39.324Longitude: -77.728Elevation: 245.53 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 6313 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 18 ft. Moderate Stage: 21 ft.Major Stage: 24 ft.
First Flood: 1877-11-25Last Flood: 2011-05-19 Crest: 19.14 ft.Datum change: 1986-12-01Number of Floods: 42

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MINOR FLOODS
Date of FloodCrest(ft)
1891-04-0119.6
1898-08-1119.5
1899-03-0618.7
1908-01-1319.9
1908-02-1618.5
1913-03-2818.6
1924-03-0919
1924-03-3020.7
1928-05-0218.9
1932-05-1320
1942-05-2418.6
1945-09-1918.5
1949-06-1918.5
1950-12-0518.8
1954-10-1718.5
1993-03-0620.8
2003-09-2019.84
2010-01-2618.4
2010-03-1520.78
2011-05-1919.14
MODERATE FLOODS
Date of FloodCrest(ft)
1893-05-0521
1901-04-2222.2
1910-01-1721.2
1929-04-1721.3
1937-10-2721.5
1955-08-2023.9
1975-03-2321.5
1976-10-1021.5
MAJOR FLOODS
Date of FloodCrest(ft)
1877-11-2529.2
1889-06-0134.8
1896-10-0133
1897-02-2426.5
1902-02-2124.4
1902-03-0227
1924-05-1327.6
1936-03-1936.5
1937-04-2729
1942-10-1633.8
1972-06-2327.7
1985-11-0630.1
1996-01-2129.4
1996-09-0829.8
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
January12011100
February01000200
March26010200
April01020100
May14010100
June01000200
July00000000
August01010000
September12001100
October01020200
November00000200
December01000000


Categorical Floods by Season
SeasonMinorModerateMajorMissing
Fall3250
Winter4130
Spring11440
Summer2120