USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02087570 NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°30'45", long 78°20'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Johnston County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, on left bank 220 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 70, at Smithfield, 2.1 mi upstream from Swift Creek, and 178 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,206 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1998 to current year. October 1959 to September 1990, daily discharges.
For Water Year 2014: Records good.
For Water Year 2015: Records good.
For Water Year 2016: Records good.
For Water Year 2017: Records good.
For Water Year 2018: Records good.
For Water Year 2019: Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 29.09 ft, October 10, 2016 as a result of Hurricane Matthew.