Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 202 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 55% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7463.02 on Apr 19, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on May 11, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 56.98 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 46.53% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 196,309 acre feet

This is 87.33% of the April 19th average of 224,802 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 223,600 acre feet

This is 24.41% of last year's release of 915,943 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 52,710 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 27,291 AF
Inflows for WY 2021 are 89.63% of WY 2020          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 44.10% of the Apr 20th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -18.45 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 7.13 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.50 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Apr 19, 2021
7463.02
-0.34
385925
652
1725
55.0
17.0
Sun, Apr 18, 2021
7463.36
-0.28
388073
746
1630
50.0
22.0
Sat, Apr 17, 2021
7463.64
-0.21
389847
805
1467
43.0
23.0
Fri, Apr 16, 2021
7463.85
-0.18
391180
950
1517
44.0
27.0
Thu, Apr 15, 2021
7464.03
-0.09
392326
561
841
50.0
31.0
Wed, Apr 14, 2021
7464.12
-0.02
392900
1100
1154
61.0
38.0
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
7464.14
-0.20
393027
481
1115
51.0
33.0
Mon, Apr 12, 2021
7464.34
0.11
394304
1509
1113
59.0
20.0
Sun, Apr 11, 2021
7464.23
-0.06
393601
945
1129
61.0
17.0
Sat, Apr 10, 2021
7464.29
-0.06
393985
936
1120
58.0
16.0
Fri, Apr 09, 2021
7464.35
-0.05
394368
959
1111
52.0
24.0
Thu, Apr 08, 2021
7464.40
-0.07
394688
770
986
59.0
25.0
Wed, Apr 07, 2021
7464.47
-0.05
395135
942
1095
54.0
26.0
Tue, Apr 06, 2021
7464.52
-3.01
395455
960
1114
49.0
25.0
Averages of List
7464.05
-0.32
392486.71
879.71
1222.64
53.29
24.57

Averages for April 20th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7467.49
0.07
427699.35
1504.42
1288.58
56.61
27.22
All-Time
7467.49
0.07
427699.35
1504.42
1288.58
56.61
27.22

Last 10 April 20th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Mon, Apr 20, 2020
7481.30
-0.17
515513
745
1363
54.0
29.0
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
7442.70
0.64
273330
2319
651
66.0
24.0
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
7480.07
-0.15
506505
819
1358
43.0
30.0
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
7495.63
0.72
625844
3656
734
57.0
25.0
Wed, Apr 20, 2016
7488.31
-0.07
568267
1141
1400
53.0
33.0
Mon, Apr 20, 2015
7492.66
-0.14
602195
1229
1773
53.0
33.0
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
7471.57
0.74
446459
3062
508
62.0
30.0
Sat, Apr 20, 2013
7455.02
-0.05
341287
519
658
46.4
26.6
Fri, Apr 20, 2012
7484.28
-0.15
537645
625
1181
62.6
n/a
Wed, Apr 20, 2011
7476.15
0.05
478329
1832
1641
60.8
28.4
Averages of List
7476.77
0.14
489537.40
1594.70
1126.70
55.78
28.78


Search DB For More Water Data Facts



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



Page took 0.792 seconds to create!
Copyright Summit Technologies, Inc.
Water data courtesy of US Bureau of Reclamation
The water year runs from Oct 1 - Sept 30
*Air temp data is sourced from (Prev 24 Hr Extremes):    Gunnison, CO Weather
Water data sourced from Blue Mesa Source Data
Weather forecast for Gunnison, CO
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification


Copyright Summit Technologies, Inc.
1999 - 2021



Site Views Today: 0       Page Views Today: 0


Blue Mesa Water Database
Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose