Blue Mesa Water Database

Blue Mesa, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Montrose

Blue Mesa



Water Summary
Today is day 264 of 366 for water year 2024. We are 72% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 7490.52 on Thursday, June 20th, 2024
Blue Mesa was last within 3" of this elevation on Dec 30, 2023

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Blue Mesa Dam Release Data
Blue Mesa is 28.88 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 7519.40 )

By content, Blue Mesa is 70.13% of Full Pool (829,500 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 628,585 acre feet

This is 98.21% of the average of 640,028 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 666,642 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 712,035 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 56,698 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 38,057 AF
Inflows for WY 2024 are 82.44% of WY 2023          Rivers feeding Blue Mesa are running at 151.38% of the avg. Click for Details

Blue Mesa is down -19.63 feet from one year ago.    Blue Mesa is up 14.54 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Blue Mesa is up 12.83 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, Jun 20, 2024
7490.52
0.67
581,749
3687
1021
78.2
39.3
Wed, Jun 19, 2024
7489.85
0.71
576,506
3844
1033
77.5
36.1
Tue, Jun 18, 2024
7489.14
0.79
570,974
4345
1235
71.8
41.0
Mon, Jun 17, 2024
7488.35
0.91
564,849
4584
1025
78.4
36.5
Sun, Jun 16, 2024
7487.44
0.96
557,834
4880
1150
80.9
44.8
Sat, Jun 15, 2024
7486.48
1.03
550,480
5163
1189
78.0
35.2
Fri, Jun 14, 2024
7485.45
1.08
542,640
5754
1617
64.0
40.8
Thu, Jun 13, 2024
7484.37
0.95
534,476
5960
2341
81.4
39.8
Wed, Jun 12, 2024
7483.42
1.29
527,341
6282
1412
81.5
39.8
Tue, Jun 11, 2024
7482.13
1.17
517,722
6401
2018
76.4
38.0
Mon, Jun 10, 2024
7480.96
1.15
509,068
6959
2683
65.5
42.3
Sun, Jun 09, 2024
7479.81
1.10
500,628
7152
3094
74.6
39.9
Sat, Jun 08, 2024
7478.71
1.02
492,617
6981
3245
78.6
40.0
Fri, Jun 07, 2024
7477.69
0.91
485,245
6985
3674
80.5
41.7
Averages of List
7484.59
0.98
536,581
5641.2
1909.8
76.2
39.7

Averages for June 20th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs AVG FOR DATE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled (07-03-1970)
7496.93
-6.41
642,142
3845.35
1705.48
77.77
39.81
All-Time
7497.26
-6.74
644,750
3838.57
1733.61
77.77
39.81

Last 10 June 20th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, Jun 20, 2023
7510.15
-19.63
744,724
4679
1523
73.9
41.4
Mon, Jun 20, 2022
7463.00
27.52
385,799
1802
1054
72.0
44.0
Sun, Jun 20, 2021
7464.17
26.35
393,218
1609
1462
85.0
42.0
Sat, Jun 20, 2020
7492.87
-2.35
603,855
1606
1584
75.0
32.0
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
7489.09
1.43
574,285
8425
884
71.0
38.0
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
7478.41
12.11
494,472
878
1767
76.0
40.0
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
7508.05
-17.53
729,006
6815
1481
84.0
44.0
Mon, Jun 20, 2016
7510.79
-20.27
752,719
3674
621
91.0
46.0
Sat, Jun 20, 2015
7519.33
-28.81
829,145
6791
6626
84.0
44.0
Fri, Jun 20, 2014
7501.96
-11.44
677,545
4431
6127
78.0
32.0
Averages of List
7494.57
-4.05
624,995
3866
2338
80.3
42.7


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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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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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