Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 231 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 63% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7470.89 on May 18, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 12, 2018

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 49.11 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 53.26% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 382,490 acre feet

This is 107.08% of the May 18th average of 357,196 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 221,644 acre feet

This is 24.57% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 159,423 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 160,846 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 140.95% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -8.86 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 12.59 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, May 18, 2019
7470.89
1.30
441824
5344
897
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 17, 2019
7469.59
1.59
433032
5783
414
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 16, 2019
7468.00
1.33
422413
5216
781
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 15, 2019
7466.67
1.19
413645
4644
719
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 14, 2019
7465.48
1.05
405888
4051
622
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 13, 2019
7464.43
0.79
399113
3390
828
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 12, 2019
7463.64
0.74
394058
2899
516
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 11, 2019
7462.90
0.51
389357
2885
1248
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 10, 2019
7462.39
0.70
386136
3120
890
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 09, 2019
7461.69
0.70
381740
3378
1162
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 08, 2019
7460.99
1.02
377372
3524
329
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 07, 2019
7459.97
0.87
371060
3405
702
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 06, 2019
7459.10
0.80
365724
3353
887
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 05, 2019
7458.30
0.47
360857
2892
1447
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
7463.86
0.93
395872.79
3848.86
817.29
n/a
n/a

Averages for May 19th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7476.14
0.59
485444.08
3589.80
1521.68
64.74
33.89
All-Time
7476.14
0.59
485444.08
3589.80
1521.68
64.74
33.89

Last 10 May 19th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, May 19, 2018
7479.85
0.10
504902
1801
1417
68.0
30.0
Fri, May 19, 2017
7507.55
-0.11
724717
4080
4536
44.0
28.0
Thu, May 19, 2016
7488.66
-0.34
570964
2693
3999
60.0
39.0
Tue, May 19, 2015
7494.38
0.22
615843
1925
1024
51.0
37.0
Mon, May 19, 2014
7490.00
0.47
581345
3190
1332
71.0
30.0
Sun, May 19, 2013
7458.87
0.65
364321
2844
839
51.0
33.0
Sat, May 19, 2012
7482.96
0.00
527788
1242
1225
64.4
37.4
Thu, May 19, 2011
7475.84
0.09
476136
3238
2901
48.2
30.2
Wed, May 19, 2010
7487.32
-0.46
560671
2076
3835
68.0
28.4
Tue, May 19, 2009
7501.83
1.23
676465
6773
1622
69.8
37.4
Averages of List
7486.73
0.18
560315.20
2986.20
2273.00
59.54
33.04


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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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Water data sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
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