Nevada Water Science Center


Nevada Flood Chronology

Contact Information

Toby Welborn
Geographer
Phone: (775) 887-7671
Email:

 

Mailing Address
USGS
Nevada Water Science Center
2730 N. Deer Run Rd.
Carson City, NV 89701

 

 

 

Carson River Basin

Kings Canyon Creek near Carson City, NV

Gaging Station 10311100

Provisional Data Statement

 

Streamflow Data from NWISweb:

Real Time || Daily Streamflow Statistics || Peak Streamflow

 

Flood Data:

Flood Event Discharge Date Peak
(cfs)
Stage
(feet)
2/21/1977
7
4
3/04/1978
10
4
1/11/1979
32
5
January 1980
1/13/1980
30
5
2/14/1981
4
4
2/15/1982
48
5
7/15/1983
30
5
11/17/1983
35
5
11/27/1984
4
4
February 1986
2/19/1986
150
5
10/02/1986
3
4
10/29/1987
1
4
3/11/1989
6
4
2/16/1990
1
4
3/04/1991
2
4
5/22/1992
8
4
3/17/1993
20
4
11/15/1993
2
4
3/10/1995
19
5
3/03/1996
13
4
January 1997
1/02/1997
276
5
3/24/1998
15
5
2/07/1999
13
5
2/14/2000
5
4
10/11/2000
2
4
11/24/2001
2
4
11/08/2002
3
4
2/16/2004
2
4
7/29/2005
5
4
New Year 2006
12/31/2005
87
5
1/06/2007
1
4
1/04/2008
4
4
3/02/2009
1
4
2/26/2010
2
4
3/16/2011
19
5
1/21/2012
5
4

 

Annual Peak Flows:

 

 

Flood Frequency:

Additional flood-frequency descriptions will be added as available.

 

Annual Exceedance Probablity (percent) Annual Exceedance Flow
(cfs)
95% Confidence Interval (cfs)
Lower
Upper
99.5 0.5 0.2 1.4
99 0.6 0.2 1.5
95 1.1 0.5 1.8
90 1.6 0.9 2.4
80 2.5 1.6 4
66.67 4 2.5 6.6
50 7 4.1 11.9
42.92 9 5.2 15.8
20 24.6 13.8 55.3
10 51.7 27.1 173.3
4 123 55.2 1027
2 224 87.2 4101
1 394.7 131.9 13380
0.5 678.1 193.1 43770
0.2 1346 307 210200

 

 

 

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