Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
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Water Summary
Today is day 58 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 16% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7431.70 on Nov 26, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 25, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 88.3 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 26.35% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 52,975 acre feet

This is 78.27% of the November 26th average of 67,686 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 75,113 acre feet

This is 10.28% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 22,475 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 22,138 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 115.53% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 72.84% of the Nov 27th avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -32.72 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 2.21 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 1.16 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
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
Tue, Nov 16, 2021
7430.82
0.12
214640
516
245
57.0
21.0
Mon, Nov 15, 2021
7430.70
0.07
214106
444
285
61.0
20.0
Sun, Nov 14, 2021
7430.63
0.09
213795
477
318
58.0
17.0
Sat, Nov 13, 2021
7430.54
0.05
213395
418
304
55.0
15.0
Averages of List
7431.12
0.09
215980.79
408.64
215.29
48.71
12.86

Averages for November 27th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7487.24
-0.08
568223.94
496.10
826.04
34.61
8.87
All-Time
7487.24
-0.08
568223.94
496.10
826.04
34.61
8.87

Last 10 November 27th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Nov 27, 2020
7464.44
0.02
399177
408
341
32.0
10.0
Wed, Nov 27, 2019
7497.99
-0.14
644912
491
1061
24.0
0.0
Tue, Nov 27, 2018
7438.06
-0.03
249981
281
353
24.0
-8.0
Mon, Nov 27, 2017
7499.85
-0.02
660112
559
639
53.0
15.0
Sun, Nov 27, 2016
7492.68
-0.06
602353
414
610
35.0
23.0
Fri, Nov 27, 2015
7500.13
-0.11
662414
678
1131
44.0
17.0
Thu, Nov 27, 2014
7491.82
0.11
595577
554
115
37.0
12.0
Wed, Nov 27, 2013
7459.16
0.06
366091
430
242
28.0
8.0
Tue, Nov 27, 2012
7452.40
0.04
326104
287
169
46.4
3.2
Sun, Nov 27, 2011
7497.22
-0.09
638663
395
759
48.2
6.8
Averages of List
7479.38
-0.02
514538.40
449.70
542.00
37.16
8.70


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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
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