Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa
Water Summary
Today is day 23 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 6% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7430.88 on Oct 22, 2021
Blue Mesa was last within 2" of this elevation on Oct 21, 2021

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 89.12 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7520.00 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 25.91% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 20,468 acre feet

This is 69.47% of the October 22nd average of 29,463 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 46,380 acre feet

This is 6.35% of last year's release of 730,936 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 26,144 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 25,912 AF
Inflows for WY 2022 are 135.09% of WY 2021          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 78.78% of the Oct 23rd avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -33.92 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is at low for water year and down 5.33 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is down -2.49 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Oct 22, 2021
7430.88
-0.15
214907
535
869
63.0
14.0
Thu, Oct 21, 2021
7431.03
-0.21
215576
523
992
60.0
14.0
Wed, Oct 20, 2021
7431.24
-0.08
216514
567
743
56.0
14.0
Tue, Oct 19, 2021
7431.32
-0.23
216872
452
968
53.0
26.0
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
7431.55
-0.17
217903
546
926
64.0
23.0
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
7431.72
-0.19
218666
486
912
65.0
18.0
Sat, Oct 16, 2021
7431.91
-0.23
219521
512
1030
60.0
14.0
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
7432.14
-0.22
220558
475
971
44.0
16.0
Thu, Oct 14, 2021
7432.36
-0.20
221552
517
969
44.0
22.0
Wed, Oct 13, 2021
7432.56
-0.25
222458
450
1017
44.0
27.0
Tue, Oct 12, 2021
7432.81
-0.25
223592
468
1036
45.0
31.0
Mon, Oct 11, 2021
7433.06
0.06
224729
1222
1079
63.0
23.0
Sun, Oct 10, 2021
7433.00
-0.37
224456
210
1055
54.0
29.0
Sat, Oct 09, 2021
7433.37
-0.21
226143
323
802
59.0
38.0
Averages of List
7432.07
-0.19
220246.21
520.43
954.93
55.29
22.07

Averages for October 23rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
7489.91
-0.11
590525.61
614.71
1054.71
59.72
22.51
All-Time
7489.91
-0.11
590525.61
614.71
1054.71
59.72
22.51

Last 10 October 23rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Oct 23, 2020
7464.61
-0.19
400270
435
1046
64.0
26.0
Wed, Oct 23, 2019
7504.12
-0.18
695602
535
1291
53.0
11.0
Tue, Oct 23, 2018
7438.67
-0.10
252981
550
795
66.0
22.0
Mon, Oct 23, 2017
7502.68
-0.48
683540
-408
1607
61.0
25.0
Sun, Oct 23, 2016
7495.05
-0.21
621195
471
1311
68.0
21.0
Fri, Oct 23, 2015
7502.34
-0.16
680706
674
1338
50.0
33.0
Thu, Oct 23, 2014
7491.15
0.03
590321
855
729
62.0
26.0
Wed, Oct 23, 2013
7456.44
-0.04
349683
680
795
62.0
17.0
Tue, Oct 23, 2012
7452.41
0.02
326161
328
265
62.6
26.6
Sun, Oct 23, 2011
7499.20
-0.19
654783
570
1347
64.4
17.6
Averages of List
7480.67
-0.15
525524.20
469.00
1052.40
61.30
22.52


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 0.371 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 - 2021



Site Views Today: 0       Page Views Today: 0


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