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  High Water Stages of the Illinois River at Beardstown

Normal river stage is 9.2 feet
Flood Stage is at 14.0 feet

River Stages 1844-1899
Date Year River Depth in Feet
  1844 22.40
  1856 21.00
  1858 22.00
  1867 18.00
  1869 20.00
Feb. 1883 21.35
Apr. 23 1885 14.20
Feb. 25 1886 16.90
Feb. 23 1887 16.50
Apr. 23 1888 13.50
Jan. 3 1889 11.90
Jan. 20 1890 12.80
Apr. 24 1891 12.80
Mar. 15 1892 18.40
Mar. 14 1893 17.00
Mar. 20 1894 9.80
Mar. 1 1895 8.40
Jan. 30 1896 13.40
Apr. 4 1897 17.60
Apr. 1 1898 19.65
Mar. 14 1899 14.10
River Stages 1900-1925
Date Year River Depth in Feet
Mar. 10 1900 17.70
Aug. 7 1901 15.20
Jul. 26 1902 18.00
Mar. 16 1903 17.00
Apr. 3 1904 20.00
June 1905 15.10
Apr. 1906 15.80
Jan. 1907 18.40
May 1908 20.80
May 1909 14.80
Jan. 1910 12.90
Oct. 1911 15.70
Apr. 1912 17.40
Apr. 1913 21.75
Apr. 1914 12.60
Sept. 1915 13.90
Feb. 2 1916 20.95
Jun. 17 1917 19.10
Feb. 28 1918 15.70
Mar. 29 1919 19.50
Apr. 27 1920 21.30
May 5 1921 21.30
Apr. 1922 25.10
Mar. 26 1923 15.30
Jul. 4 1924 19.10
Mar. 29 1925 15.40
River Stages 1926-1950
Date Year River Depth in Feet
Oct. 12 1926 26.30
Jun. 9 1927 24.90
Feb. 17 1928 17.00
May 1 1929 21.00
Feb. 28 1930 13.00
Dec. 1 1931 13.00
Jan. 20 1932 15.00
May 1933 25.50
Dec. 10 1934 12.00
May 17 1935 22.40
Mar 3 1936 19.85
May 9 1937 17.30
Apr. 16 1938 21.80
Mar. 21 1939 20.30
Mar. 8 1940 10.60
Oct. 16 1941 15.70
Feb. 10 1942 20.80
May 26 1943 29.78
Apr. 30 1944 26.26
May 24 1945 19.55
Jan. 14-15 1946 20.20
Jun. 13-15 1947 21.40
Mar. 30-31 1948 21.60
Feb. 27 1949 18.50
May 3 1950 21.80
River Stages 1951-1970
Date Year River Depth in Feet
Feb. 28 1951 21.60
Apr. 28 1952 18.60
Apr. 5 1953 13.40
Apr. 25 1954 12.80
Apr. 29 1955 13.70
May 27 1956 11.30
May 5-6 1957 19.60
Jun. 22 1958 17.70
Feb. 19-20 1959 19.70
Apr. 7 1960 21.80
Oct. 1 1961 17.35
Mar. 29 1962 23.44
Mar. 9 1963 15.15
Apr. 27 1964 16.05
Apr. 18 1965 18.45
May 26 1966 19.22
Dec. 29-31 1967 16.55
Feb. 11-12 1968 19.80
Feb. 10-11 1969 18.10
May 21 1970 23.70

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