The Mississippi River At La Crosse Stage Since April 1st

The graph below shows the Mississippi River at La Crosse stage since April 1st, which has had 3 different crests above flood stage. The last time the river was this high in July was during the Great Flood of 1993. 
La Crosse

A few interesting facts about the river this spring/summer so far at La Crosse, Wisconsin:

  • The stage has reached flood stage (12 feet) three times this year (May 4-8, May 17-19, and June 23-??)
  • Since record keeping began in 1874, this is the first time that the river has reached 12 feet or higher 3 different times in a single year
  • The river has been at or above 10 feet ('no wake' rules) a total of 61 days
  • The river has been above 12 feet 20 days (through July 4th). The top 6 years for number of days at or above 12.0 ft are listed below

Year

Days ≥ 12.0 Feet

1888

52

2001

30

1916

28

1965

25

1986

21

2014

20



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