Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose



Blue Mesa
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Blue Mesa

Water Summary
Today is day 238 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 65% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7474.49 on May 25, 2019
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on May 24, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 45.51 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 56.26% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 432,347 acre feet

This is 105.13% of the May 25th average of 411,267 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 246,458 acre feet

This is 27.32% of last year's release of 902,048 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 184,246 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 185,889 AF
Inflows for WY 2019 are 146.95% of WY 2018          Rivers feeding are running at NAN% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -5.49 feet from one year ago

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 10.85 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, May 25, 2019
7474.49
-0.12
466647
2788
3195
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 24, 2019
7474.61
0.10
467486
2866
2497
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 23, 2019
7474.51
0.38
466787
3146
1791
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 22, 2019
7474.13
0.66
464133
3562
1232
50.0
27.0
Tue, May 21, 2019
7473.47
0.73
459543
4020
1459
45.0
31.0
Mon, May 20, 2019
7472.74
0.74
454493
4192
1610
55.0
33.0
Sun, May 19, 2019
7472.00
1.11
449403
4562
726
50.0
28.0
Sat, May 18, 2019
7470.89
1.30
441824
5344
897
49.0
32.0
Fri, May 17, 2019
7469.59
1.59
433032
5783
414
73.0
37.0
Thu, May 16, 2019
7468.00
1.33
422413
5216
781
73.0
40.0
Wed, May 15, 2019
7466.67
1.19
413645
4644
719
71.0
32.0
Tue, May 14, 2019
7465.48
1.05
405888
4051
622
70.0
30.0
Mon, May 13, 2019
7464.43
0.79
399113
3390
828
66.0
28.0
Sun, May 12, 2019
7463.64
0.74
394058
2899
516
60.0
26.0
Averages of List
7470.33
0.83
438461.79
4033.07
1234.79
60.18
31.27

Averages for May 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7480.75
0.63
517895.00
4023.30
1719.44
69.71
35.35
All-Time
7480.75
0.63
517895.00
4023.30
1719.44
69.71
35.35

Last 10 May 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, May 26, 2018
7480.07
0.09
506505
1783
1434
77.0
33.0
Fri, May 26, 2017
7497.08
-1.79
637530
5647
12966
68.0
37.0
Thu, May 26, 2016
7487.59
0.15
562737
3604
3006
57.0
33.0
Tue, May 26, 2015
7496.50
0.35
632845
2267
825
62.0
37.0
Mon, May 26, 2014
7497.12
0.84
637854
5122
1683
66.0
33.0
Sun, May 26, 2013
7461.37
0.63
379740
2913
922
73.0
35.0
Sat, May 26, 2012
7483.00
-0.05
528086
1104
1273
73.4
n/a
Thu, May 26, 2011
7475.02
-0.09
470360
2756
3058
69.8
37.4
Wed, May 26, 2010
7488.08
0.42
566498
2404
760
78.8
33.8
Tue, May 26, 2009
7510.11
1.03
746800
5649
1130
64.4
42.8
Averages of List
7487.59
0.16
566895.50
3324.90
2705.70
68.94
35.78


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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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