New Jersey Water Science Center

Summary of June 28-29, 2006 flooding in the New Jersey part of the Delaware River Basin

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION


Summary of provisional flood peaks at U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) gaging stations on selected streams in New Jersey during June 28-29, 2006.
[mi2, square miles; ft3/s, cubic feet per second; ft3/s/mi2, cubic feet per second per square mile; >, greater than; --, no data; EDT, eastern daylight time; NWS, National Weather Service; hrs, hours; Est, estimated]
Station numberStation nameDrainage area
(mi2)
Peak discharge (ft3/s)Peak discharge (ft3/s/mi2)USGS Peak gage- height (ft)NWS Peak gage- height (ft)Time (hrs, EDT)Date of peak dischargeRemarksRecurrence interval (years)Years of record
Delaware River Basin Gages
01438500DELAWARE RIVER AT MONTAGUE, NJ
3,480
212,000
60.9
32.16
--
2215
06/28/2006June 2006 peak
70
71
206,000
59.2
31.69
--
1600
04/03/2005April 2005 peak
55
250,000
71.8
35.15
--
---
08/19/1955Historic peak of record
>100
01440200 DELAWARE RIVER NEAR DELAWARE WATER GAP, NJ
3,850
225,000
58.4
33.87
--
Est 0400
06/29/2006 June 2006 peak
--
38
215,000
55.8
33.25
--
2300
04/03/2005 April 2005 peak
--
260,000
67.5
37.4
--
--
08/19/1955 Historic peak of record
--
01446500 DELAWARE RIVER AT BELVIDERE, NJ
4,540
225,000
49.6
27.16
--
1130
06/29/2006 June 2006 peak
>100
85
226,000
49.8
27.22
--
0315
04/04/2005 April 2005 peak
>100
273,000
60.1
30.21
--
-
08/19/1955 Historic peak of record
>100
01446995 DELAWARE RIVER AT US RT 22 AT PHILLIPSBURG, NJ
4,717
--
--
37.09
--
1215
06/29/2006 June 2006 peak
--
--
--
--
37.2
--
--
04/04/2005 April 2005 peak
--
--
--
43.7
--
--
08/19/1955 Historic peak of record
--
01457500 DELAWARE R AT RIEGELSVILLE, NJ
6,330
254,000
40.1
33.62
--
Est 1500
06/29/2006 June 2006 peak
>100
101
262,000
41.4
34.07
--
0700
04/04/2005 April 2005 peak
>100
340,000
53.7
38.85
--
--
08/19/1955 Historic peak of record
>100
01458500 DELAWARE RIVER AT FRENCHTOWN, NJ
6,420
--
--
23.4
23.4
--
06/29/2006 June 2006 peak
--
--
--
--
23.6
23.6
--
04/04/2005 April 2005 peak
--
--
--
27.79
27.79
--
08/20/1955 Historic peak of record
--
01461500 DELAWARE RIVER AT STOCKTON, NJ
6,556
--
--
79.35
25.35
--
06/29/2006 June 2006 peak
--
--
--
--
80.35
26.35
--
04/04/2005 April 2005 peak
--
--
--
84.4
30.4
--
08/20/1955 Historic peak of record
--
01462000 DELAWARE RIVER AT LAMBERTVILLE, NJ
6,680
--
--
68.08
19.0
--
06/29/2006 June 2006 peak
--
--
--
--
68.6
19.6
--
04/04/2005 April 2005 peak
--
--
--
73.27
24.27
--
08/20/1955 Historic peak of record
--
01462500 DELAWARE RIVER AT WASHINGTON CROSSING, NJ
6,735
--
--
48.54
22.5
--
06/29/2006 June 2006 peak
--
--
--
--
49.1
23.1
--
04/04/2005 April 2005 peak
--
--
--
53.77
27.77
--
08/20/1955 Historic peak of record
--
01463500 DELAWARE RIVER AT TRENTON, NJ
6,780
237,000
35.0
25.09
--
2045
06/29/2006 June 2006 peak
75
104
242,000
35.7
25.33
--
1430
04/04/2005 April 2005 peak
80
329,000
48.5
28.6
--
--
08/20/1955 Historic peak of record
>100

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