Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 314 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 86% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7459.08 on Aug 9, 2022
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Jun 9, 2022

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 60.92 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 43.59% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 583,593 acre feet

This is 69.2% of the August 9th average of 843,384 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 455,219 acre feet

This is 62.28% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has risen by 361,327 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 128,374 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 116.2% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 68.40% of the Aug 10th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 2.81 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is down 4.73 feet from the high for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -1.44 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Aug 09, 2022
7459.08
-0.18
361,568
935
1472
86.0
49.0
Mon, Aug 08, 2022
7459.26
-0.22
362,661
1019
1679
84.0
48.0
Sun, Aug 07, 2022
7459.48
-0.14
363,998
1083
1498
84.0
48.0
Sat, Aug 06, 2022
7459.62
-0.08
364,851
1199
1431
84.0
50.0
Fri, Aug 05, 2022
7459.70
-0.15
365,339
1109
1556
82.0
52.0
Thu, Aug 04, 2022
7459.85
-0.10
366,255
1152
1446
84.0
49.0
Wed, Aug 03, 2022
7459.95
-0.11
366,866
1195
1519
82.0
50.0
Tue, Aug 02, 2022
7460.06
-0.02
367,539
1326
1372
81.0
50.0
Mon, Aug 01, 2022
7460.08
-0.07
367,661
1186
1386
83.0
53.0
Sun, Jul 31, 2022
7460.15
-0.04
368,090
1310
1419
82.0
49.0
Sat, Jul 30, 2022
7460.19
-0.12
368,335
1261
1616
76.0
49.0
Fri, Jul 29, 2022
7460.31
-0.08
369,071
1178
1410
73.0
54.0
Thu, Jul 28, 2022
7460.39
-0.13
369,562
1063
1450
68.0
57.0
Wed, Jul 27, 2022
7460.52
-0.19
370,361
906
1480
84.0
51.0
Averages of List
7459.90
-0.12
366,583
1137.29
1481.00
80.93
50.64

Averages for August 10th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7500.51
-0.14
674,681
1187.62
1719.09
79.07
43.93
All-Time
7500.51
-0.14
674,681
1187.62
1719.09
79.07
43.93

Last 10 August 10th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Aug 10, 2021
7456.03
-0.24
343,434
905
1599
83.0
39.0
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
7484.60
-0.27
540,047
556
1563
83.0
39.0
Sat, Aug 10, 2019
7516.98
-0.09
807,727
1917
2307
79.0
51.0
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
7461.38
-0.34
379,802
473
1530
83.0
45.0
Thu, Aug 10, 2017
7518.51
-0.08
821,638
1768
2116
77.0
48.0
Wed, Aug 10, 2016
7510.79
-0.10
752,719
1313
1733
73.0
46.0
Mon, Aug 10, 2015
7516.19
-0.05
800,593
1234
1441
80.0
42.0
Sun, Aug 10, 2014
7499.60
-0.11
658,061
1220
1656
78.0
41.0
Sat, Aug 10, 2013
7461.65
-0.13
381,489
1055
1451
73.0
42.0
Fri, Aug 10, 2012
7467.33
-0.23
417,983
588
1338
82.4
46.4
Averages of List
7489.31
-0.16
590,349
1102.90
1673.40
79.14
43.94


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 0.580 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 - 2022



Site Views Today: 0       Page Views Today: 0


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