Blue Mesa Water Database

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Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 244 of 366 for the Water Year 2016. We are 67% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7488.05 on May 29, 2016
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 25, 2016

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 31.95 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 68.27% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2016: 403,466 acre feet

This is 89.05% of the May 29th average of 453,091 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2016: 558,149 acre feet

This is 61.25% of last year's release of 911,285 acre feet
During WY 2016, water storage has fallen by 159,307 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 154,683 AF
Inflows for WY 2016 are 95.08% of WY 2015          Rivers feeding are running at 0% of the May 6th avg. Click for Details

  


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, May 29, 2016
7488.05
0.20
566267
3318
2525
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 28, 2016
7487.85
0.10
564731
3197
2792
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 27, 2016
7487.75
0.16
563964
3404
2767
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 26, 2016
7487.59
0.15
562737
3604
3006
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 25, 2016
7487.44
-0.06
561589
3810
4023
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 24, 2016
7487.50
-0.08
562048
3734
4025
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 23, 2016
7487.58
-0.07
562661
3773
4025
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 22, 2016
7487.65
-0.21
563197
3533
4327
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 21, 2016
7487.86
-0.37
564808
2905
4321
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 20, 2016
7488.23
-0.43
567651
2661
4314
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 19, 2016
7488.66
-0.34
570964
2693
3999
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 18, 2016
7489.00
-0.30
573590
2618
3771
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 17, 2016
7489.30
-0.20
575911
2777
3541
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 16, 2016
7489.50
-0.08
577461
3049
3345
n/a
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7488.14
-0.11
566969.93
3219.71
3627.21
n/a
n/a
n/a

Averages for May 31st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
7484.12
0.76
542860.45
4341.32
1463.70
70.70
35.60
n/a
All-Time
7484.12
0.76
542860.45
4341.32
1463.70
70.70
35.60
n/a

Last 10 May 31st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, May 31, 2015
7498.96
0.61
652820
3026
496
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 31, 2014
7501.73
0.95
675634
8471
4486
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 31, 2013
7464.34
0.33
398535
1816
734
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 31, 2012
7482.82
-0.04
526748
1140
1271
75.2
35.6
n/a
Tue, May 31, 2011
7478.26
0.63
493392
5071
2772
78.8
39.2
n/a
Mon, May 31, 2010
7492.59
1.04
601643
4559
412
73.4
33.8
n/a
Sun, May 31, 2009
7513.48
0.59
776373
4996
2341
55.4
41.0
n/a
Sat, May 31, 2008
7475.27
0.21
472118
6876
6115
80.6
33.8
n/a
Thu, May 31, 2007
7500.42
0.54
664801
2997
736
68.0
32.0
n/a
Wed, May 31, 2006
7510.68
0.39
751761
2786
1052
71.6
30.2
n/a
Averages of List
7491.86
0.52
601382.50
4173.80
2041.50
71.86
35.09
n/a


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Measurements are taken at 11:59 pm of the date listed
Temperature data is from Gunnison, CO
CHANGE represents water elevation change from previous day

Units used in each measurement:
Elevation - Feet above sea level
Change - Feet difference over previous measurement
Content - Acre Feet
Inflow - Average Cubic Feet / Second over entire 24 hour period
Outflow - Average Cubic Feet / Second over entire 24 hour period
All Temps - Degrees Farhenheit
The Water Year runs from October 1 to September 30 of the next year
Acre Feet = 1 * Flow CFS
TP = Total Precipitation



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