Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 62 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 17% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7431.94 on Nov 30, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 29, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 88.06 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 26.48% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 55,693 acre feet

This is 77.97% of the November 30th average of 71,427 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 76,736 acre feet

This is 10.5% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 21,395 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 21,043 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 114.1% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 72.84% of the Dec 1st avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -32.65 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 2.45 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 1.03 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Nov 30, 2021
7431.94
0.06
219656
357
219
52.0
11.0
Mon, Nov 29, 2021
7431.88
0.09
219386
395
189
54.0
11.0
Sun, Nov 28, 2021
7431.79
0.04
218981
349
256
54.0
11.0
Sat, Nov 27, 2021
7431.75
0.05
218801
269
154
50.0
10.0
Fri, Nov 26, 2021
7431.70
0.15
218576
493
152
44.0
6.0
Thu, Nov 25, 2021
7431.55
0.03
217903
336
266
36.0
4.0
Wed, Nov 24, 2021
7431.52
0.12
217768
438
165
39.0
15.0
Tue, Nov 23, 2021
7431.40
0.03
217230
256
186
44.0
7.0
Mon, Nov 22, 2021
7431.37
0.09
217096
302
97
49.0
6.0
Sun, Nov 21, 2021
7431.28
0.09
216693
428
223
45.0
15.0
Sat, Nov 20, 2021
7431.19
0.12
216291
445
173
51.0
22.0
Fri, Nov 19, 2021
7431.07
0.07
215755
353
193
53.0
13.0
Thu, Nov 18, 2021
7431.00
0.09
215442
381
177
45.0
6.0
Wed, Nov 17, 2021
7430.91
0.09
215041
434
230
45.0
13.0
Averages of List
7431.45
0.08
217472.79
374.00
191.43
47.21
10.71

Averages for December 1st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7486.86
143.92
564920.85
464.12
949.73
34.47
7.14
All-Time
7486.86
143.92
564920.85
464.12
949.73
34.47
7.14

Last 10 December 1st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Dec 01, 2020
7464.51
-0.08
399627
215
471
30.0
0.0
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
7497.52
-0.11
641095
364
892
26.0
-8.0
Sat, Dec 01, 2018
7438.08
0.00
250079
474
471
38.0
13.0
Fri, Dec 01, 2017
7499.62
-0.06
658225
492
736
51.0
15.0
Thu, Dec 01, 2016
7492.43
-0.10
600380
212
607
26.0
1.0
Tue, Dec 01, 2015
7499.63
-0.01
658307
327
364
33.0
0.0
Mon, Dec 01, 2014
7491.89
0.04
596128
712
550
41.0
17.0
Sun, Dec 01, 2013
7459.44
0.06
367804
395
207
35.0
6.0
Sat, Dec 01, 2012
7452.38
-0.01
325990
313
339
53.6
24.8
Thu, Dec 01, 2011
7496.69
-0.13
634378
583
1108
33.8
19.4
Averages of List
7479.22
-0.04
513201.30
408.70
574.50
36.74
8.82


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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
Weather forecast for Gunnison, CO
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification


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