Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa



Water Summary
Today is day 248 of 365 for the Water Year 2023. We are 68% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7495.84 on Jun 4, 2023
Blue Mesa was last within 3" of this elevation on Dec 12, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 23.56 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7519.40 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 75.24% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 592,590 acre feet

This is 120.53% of the June 4th average of 491,652 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 257,649 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 601,296 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has risen by 333,857 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 334,941 AF
Inflows for WY 2023 are 152.89% of WY 2022          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 151.94% of the June 5th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is up 39.56 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at high for water year and up 54.19 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 16.22 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jun 04, 2023
7495.84
0.85
624,134
4298
818
69.3
31.1
Sat, Jun 03, 2023
7494.99
1.14
617,274
5451
818
56.8
38.3
Fri, Jun 02, 2023
7493.85
1.17
608,126
5512
790
48.4
35.1
Thu, Jun 01, 2023
7492.68
1.26
598,800
5709
740
63.5
32.5
Wed, May 31, 2023
7491.42
1.41
588,827
6303
702
69.1
33.6
Tue, May 30, 2023
7490.01
1.47
577,756
6403
617
68.2
32.9
Mon, May 29, 2023
7488.54
1.36
566,319
5957
653
72.1
31.8
Sun, May 28, 2023
7487.18
1.40
555,838
6106
697
67.6
29.3
Sat, May 27, 2023
7485.78
1.46
545,146
6257
669
66.2
34.2
Fri, May 26, 2023
7484.32
1.42
534,099
6264
878
68.2
34.3
Thu, May 25, 2023
7482.90
1.18
523,454
5925
1485
68.2
32.0
Wed, May 24, 2023
7481.72
1.16
514,682
6005
1673
65.5
34.0
Tue, May 23, 2023
7480.56
0.94
506,125
5699
2211
66.9
33.3
Mon, May 22, 2023
7479.62
1.09
499,240
5942
1928
61.7
33.8
Averages of List
7487.82
1.24
561,416
5845.07
1048.50
65.12
33.30

Averages for June 5th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7486.23
0.80
558,581
4587.58
1544.67
76.15
39.55
All-Time
7486.73
0.79
562,452
4577.11
1553.83
76.15
39.55

Last 10 June 5th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, Jun 05, 2022
7456.68
39.16
347,242
2565
1367
75.0
40.0
Sat, Jun 05, 2021
7459.23
36.61
362,479
3251
1369
81.0
44.0
Fri, Jun 05, 2020
7489.06
6.78
574,053
3173
1207
83.0
40.0
Wed, Jun 05, 2019
7469.73
26.11
433,975
5744
6033
74.0
35.0
Tue, Jun 05, 2018
7480.71
15.13
511,183
1613
1964
80.0
35.0
Mon, Jun 05, 2017
7492.37
3.47
599,907
7583
5261
75.0
45.0
Sun, Jun 05, 2016
7493.21
2.63
606,545
5967
1131
80.0
42.0
Fri, Jun 05, 2015
7504.50
-8.66
698,801
5547
359
64.0
44.0
Thu, Jun 05, 2014
7505.03
-9.19
703,274
8599
7725
77.0
33.0
Wed, Jun 05, 2013
7466.31
29.53
411,289
2681
923
73.0
41.0
Averages of List
7481.68
14.16
524,875
4672
2734
76.2
39.9


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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 = 1.9835 * Flow CFS
TP = Total Precipitation



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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


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