Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 269 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 74% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7463.38 on Jun 25, 2022
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jun 24, 2022

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 56.62 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 46.8% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 481,971 acre feet

This is 72.3% of the June 25th average of 666,634 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 328,462 acre feet

This is 44.94% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has risen by 387,958 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 153,509 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 120.27% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 36.40% of the Jun 26th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -0.65 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 33.89 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 2.73 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Jun 25, 2022
7463.38
0.05
388,199
1474
1296
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jun 24, 2022
7463.33
0.05
387,883
1569
1392
74.0
43.0
Thu, Jun 23, 2022
7463.28
0.01
387,567
1617
1568
70.0
44.0
Wed, Jun 22, 2022
7463.27
0.06
387,504
1639
1430
74.0
48.0
Tue, Jun 21, 2022
7463.21
0.21
387,125
1784
1098
78.0
35.0
Mon, Jun 20, 2022
7463.00
0.23
385,799
1802
1054
72.0
44.0
Sun, Jun 19, 2022
7462.77
0.36
384,352
2361
1204
70.0
52.0
Sat, Jun 18, 2022
7462.41
0.29
382,092
2026
1093
74.0
53.0
Fri, Jun 17, 2022
7462.12
0.16
380,278
1700
1179
82.0
48.0
Thu, Jun 16, 2022
7461.96
0.18
379,279
1829
1246
87.0
33.0
Wed, Jun 15, 2022
7461.78
0.30
378,157
2156
1198
79.0
33.0
Tue, Jun 14, 2022
7461.48
0.39
376,292
2426
1191
72.0
48.0
Mon, Jun 13, 2022
7461.09
0.44
373,876
2484
1098
83.0
40.0
Sun, Jun 12, 2022
7460.65
0.51
371,161
2887
1291
83.0
45.0
Averages of List
7462.41
0.23
382,112
1982.43
1238.43
76.77
43.54

Averages for June 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7500.17
0.33
668,797
3391.26
1980.81
78.36
41.21
All-Time
7500.17
0.33
668,797
3391.26
1980.81
78.36
41.21

Last 10 June 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Jun 26, 2021
7464.03
0.00
392,326
1084
1066
68.0
44.0
Fri, Jun 26, 2020
7492.36
-0.19
599,828
1321
2054
83.0
43.0
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
7498.54
1.09
649,391
5742
1250
77.0
36.0
Tue, Jun 26, 2018
7476.56
-0.36
481,237
588
1859
79.0
39.0
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
7513.58
0.58
777,260
4276
1661
80.0
43.0
Sun, Jun 26, 2016
7514.02
0.31
781,168
2689
1275
82.0
42.0
Fri, Jun 26, 2015
7518.53
-0.10
821,821
4729
5164
84.0
44.0
Thu, Jun 26, 2014
7499.67
-0.13
658,635
3691
4206
80.0
39.0
Wed, Jun 26, 2013
7471.45
-0.20
445,639
925
1594
84.0
41.0
Tue, Jun 26, 2012
7478.02
-0.32
491,667
597
1737
84.2
44.6
Averages of List
7492.68
0.07
609,897
2564.20
2186.60
80.12
41.56


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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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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
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