Observational Statistics, 1985-present
Data updated: 30-Jun-07 Seasonal distribution of floods, Average, 1985-2006:
Total number of recorded major floods, January 1, 1985 to present: 3095
Average number of recorded major floods per year, 1985-2006: 140
Average, 1985-1994: 95
Average, 1995-2004: 173
Major floods, this year, to date: 87
Year with highest recorded total: 2003 298
Year with lowest recorded total: 1987 45
("Major floods" include all recorded floods in this archive)
("Extreme floods" include all floods with calculated flood magnitude > 10.0)
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