Upper Colorado Snowpack Database

Lake Powell, Vail, Steamboat Springs, Crested Butte

Colorado Snow





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ENTIRE UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN
As of: 2024-05-27
Day #239 of Water Year 2024
All water / SWE measurements in inches

SNOTEL SITES
REPORTING
AVG
ELEVATION
AVG
CUR SWE
AVG
SWE AVG
PCT
SWE AVG
ALL UC
MEDIAN SWE
PCT
MEDIAN SWE
AVG
CUR TP
AVG
TP AVG
PCT
TP AVG
SNOWPACK
MAX DATE
SNOWPACK
MAX AMT
PCT of
MAX AMT
113 of 141
9,630
5.702
5.072
112.41%
3.510
162.43%
22.236
22.938
96.94%
April 4th
15.580
36.60%

Summary of River Basin Averages that drain into Lake Powell

RIVER BASIN
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BASIN SITES
REPORTING
AVG
ELEVATION
AVG
CUR SWE
AVG
SWE AVG
PCT
SWE AVG
BASIN
MEDIAN SWE
PCT
MEDIAN SWE
AVG
CUR TP
AVG
TP AVG
PCT
TP AVG
SNOWPACK
MAX DATE
SNOWPACK
MAX AMT
PCT of
MAX AMT
DIRTY DEVIL RIVER
3 of 6
9,445
0.000
0.269 *
0.00%
0.000
%
14.700
15.873
92.61%
March 31st
9.491
0.00%
SAN JUAN RIVER HEADWATERS
8 of 9
10,689
0.275
7.104
3.87%
4.656
5.91%
21.712
26.633
81.53%
April 5th
18.871
1.46%
ESCALANTE RIVER
3 of 4
9,877
0.067
0.745
8.96%
0.000
%
16.775
16.368
102.49%
April 3rd
10.582
0.63%
SOUTH EASTERN UTAH
4 of 6
8,976
0.025
0.088
28.28%
0.000
%
16.667
18.819
88.56%
March 14th
10.750
0.23%
ANIMAS RIVER
8 of 9
10,439
2.275
5.741
39.63%
2.878
79.05%
23.225
26.665
87.10%
April 4th
17.615
12.92%
GUNNISON RIVER
14 of 16
10,320
3.957
5.102
77.56%
3.027
130.74%
22.356
23.573
94.84%
April 5th
16.621
23.81%
PRICE-SAN RAFAEL
8 of 11
9,013
1.550
1.467
105.66%
0.000
%
20.864
20.382
102.36%
March 31st
13.981
11.09%
YAMPA/WHITE RIVER
19 of 21
9,153
9.979
8.499
117.41%
7.020
142.15%
30.200
28.974
104.23%
April 4th
20.167
49.48%
DOLORES/SAN MIGUEL RIVER
6 of 9
10,316
4.633
3.570
129.80%
1.612
287.34%
20.544
23.601
87.05%
March 31st
15.640
29.62%
ROARING FORK RIVER
7 of 8
9,780
6.157
4.628
133.04%
2.975
206.96%
26.214
24.989
104.90%
April 4th
16.685
36.90%
DUCHESNE RIVER
12 of 15
9,301
5.683
4.154
136.81%
2.487
228.55%
20.860
20.648
101.02%
March 31st
13.492
42.12%
UPPER GREEN RIVER
16 of 26
8,946
6.300
4.449
141.60%
3.292
191.39%
19.222
19.560
98.27%
April 9th
14.148
44.53%
UPPER COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS
19 of 20
10,195
11.010
7.684
143.29%
6.706
164.19%
24.240
23.319
103.95%
April 12th
16.217
67.89%

SWE and TP Averages are from the 30 year average calculated from all data between 10/01/1990 and 09/30/2020

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Upper Colorado River Basin SWE and TP Averages are from the 30 year average calculated from data between 10/01/1990 and 09/30/2020

Abbreviations Legend:
-- indicates the either no measurement taken or data not received
SWE = Snow Water Equivalent
SWE is the amount of water in a volume of snow, measured by weight
TP = Total Precipitation
AVG SWE = Average Snow Water Equivalent for date listed above
AVG TP = Average Total Precipitation for date listed above
PCT SWE AVG = SWE as a Percent of Average SWE for that date
PCT TP AVG = TP as a Percent of Average TP for that date
  Percent of Average Numbers are calculated only for those stations that report for a given date
  A non-reporting station is eliminated from the calculation of overall averages, not treated as a 0
* Max Snowpack numbers and dates come from NRCS data for previous year

Colors Legend:
Red, less than 50% of average
Orange, between 50% and 80% of average
Green, between 80% and 120% of average
Blue, between 120% and 150% of average
Purple, greater than 150% of average



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