This station is operated in cooperation
National Weather Service
Lat 42°05'33", long 75°54'54"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Broome County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02050101, on the Washington Street (pedestrian) bridge,
about 100 ft from the left bank, and 500 ft upstream of confluence with
the Chenango River.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
1901 to 1912 (records for this period are
unreliable and should not be used), October 1987 to September 1990
(annual maximum only), published as "at Tompkins St. Bridge"
(01503495), July 2009 to current year. Gage-height records since 1901
collected by, and in the files of, National Weather Service at
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 821.49 ft NGVD of
1929. Prior to July 2009, nonrecording gage. 1901 to present,
nonrecording gage operated by National Weather Service.
Records good. Minor regulation by upstream lakes and
reservoirs. Gage height occasionally affected by backwater from
Chenango River. The Binghamton concrete floodwall and earthen levee
flood protection works were completed in 1943. Satellite gage-height
telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum gage height, 25.73 ft,
26.28 ft from crest-stage gage, Sept. 8, 2011; minimum gage height,
1.93 ft, Sept. 28, 2010.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Flood of March 17, 1865,
reached a stage of 23.5 ft, from floodmark. Flood of Mar. 18, 1936,
reached a stage of 22.8 ft, from National Weather Service. Flood of
June 28, 2006, reached a stage of about 25.2 ft, from flood
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2011
Peak Flow and Stage Information