Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa



Water Summary
Today is day 267 of 366 for water year 2024. We are 73% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7493.18 on Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Blue Mesa was last within 3" of this elevation on Oct 26, 2023

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 26.22 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7519.40 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 72.67% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 656,892 acre feet

This is 99.21% of the average of 662,124 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 673,789 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 712,035 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 35,670 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 16,897 AF
Inflows for WY 2024 are 83.05% of WY 2023          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 123.90% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -18.85 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 17.20 feet from the low for water year.

View CFS     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 12.22 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jun 23, 2024
7493.18
0.74
602,777
8462
2535
n/a
n/a
Sat, Jun 22, 2024
7492.44
0.95
596,894
9753
2194
77.6
41.9
Fri, Jun 21, 2024
7491.49
0.97
589,379
10092
2418
73.6
44.2
Thu, Jun 20, 2024
7490.52
0.67
581,749
7313
2025
78.2
39.3
Wed, Jun 19, 2024
7489.85
0.71
576,506
7625
2049
77.5
36.1
Tue, Jun 18, 2024
7489.14
0.79
570,974
8618
2450
71.8
41.0
Mon, Jun 17, 2024
7488.35
0.91
564,849
9092
2033
78.4
36.5
Sun, Jun 16, 2024
7487.44
0.96
557,834
9679
2281
80.9
44.8
Sat, Jun 15, 2024
7486.48
1.03
550,480
10241
2358
78.0
35.2
Fri, Jun 14, 2024
7485.45
1.08
542,640
11413
3207
64.0
40.8
Thu, Jun 13, 2024
7484.37
0.95
534,476
11822
4643
81.4
39.8
Wed, Jun 12, 2024
7483.42
1.29
527,341
12460
2801
81.5
39.8
Tue, Jun 11, 2024
7482.13
1.17
517,722
12696
4003
76.4
38.0
Mon, Jun 10, 2024
7480.96
1.15
509,068
13803
5322
65.5
42.3
Averages of List
7487.52
0.95
558,764
20269.7
5712.3
75.8
40.0

Averages for June 23rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs AVG FOR DATE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled (07-03-1970)
7498.28
-5.1
653,379
7307.80
3714.47
78.69
39.94
All-Time
7498.60
-5.42
655,882
7314.05
3748.04
78.69
39.94

Last 10 June 23rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Jun 23, 2023
7512.03
-18.85
761,288
9602
6014
76.1
34.7
Thu, Jun 23, 2022
7463.28
29.90
387,567
3207
3110
70.0
44.0
Wed, Jun 23, 2021
7464.19
28.99
393,346
2442
2981
80.0
41.0
Tue, Jun 23, 2020
7492.95
0.23
604,487
4590
3281
82.0
43.0
Sun, Jun 23, 2019
7494.90
-1.72
619,995
14240
190
61.0
31.0
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
7477.51
15.67
488,010
1386
3426
79.0
36.0
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
7511.44
-18.26
758,399
11584
2632
81.0
42.0
Thu, Jun 23, 2016
7512.78
-19.60
770,181
7210
1962
80.0
53.0
Tue, Jun 23, 2015
7518.95
-25.77
825,661
11110
12891
86.0
41.0
Mon, Jun 23, 2014
7500.47
-7.29
665,213
7964
12210
77.0
37.0
Averages of List
7495.19
-2.01
630,434
6247
4703
77.1
39.3


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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 - Acre Feet per day
Outflow - Acre Feet per day
All Temps - Degrees Farhenheit
The Water Year runs from October 1 to September 30 of the next year
Acre Feet = 1.9835 * 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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