Upper Colorado River Snowpack Database

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Colorado

Gunnison

ENTIRE UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN
As of: 2018-02-22
Day #145 of Water Year 2018
All water measurements in inches

LOCATIONSAVG
ELEVATION
AVG
CUR SWE
AVG
SWE AVG
PCT
SWE AVG
AVG
CUR TP
AVG
TP AVG
PCT
TP AVG
SNOWPACK
MAX DATE *
SNOWPACK
MAX AMT *
PCT of
MAX AMT *
112
9593
8.725
12.215
71.43%
9.468
14.214
66.61%
April 15th
17.746
49.17%

Summary of River Basin Averages that drain into Lake Powell

RIVER BASIN
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LOCATIONSAVG
ELEVATION
AVG
CUR SWE
AVG
SWE AVG
PCT
SWE AVG
AVG
CUR TP
AVG
TP AVG
PCT
TP AVG
SNOWPACK
MAX DATE *
SNOWPACK
MAX AMT *
PCT of
MAX AMT *
ANIMAS RIVER
9
10415
7.600
14.189
53.56%
6.867
17.344
39.59%
April 6th
20.422
37.21%
COLORADO RIVER PLATEAUS
3
8700
4.167
8.700
47.90%
5.067
12.300
41.20%
March 31st
11.800
35.31%
DOLORES/SAN MIGUEL RIVER
7
10041
6.971
11.729
59.43%
7.257
14.386
50.44%
April 1st
16.057
43.41%
DUCHESNE RIVER
14
9429
5.564
10.571
52.63%
6.929
12.843
53.95%
April 1st
14.893
37.36%
GUNNISON RIVER
12
10203
7.933
12.950
61.26%
8.475
15.175
55.85%
April 15th
17.108
46.37%
MUDDY/FREMONT/ESCALANTE RIVER
3
9567
3.100
6.433
48.19%
4.867
8.933
54.48%
April 1st
16.475
18.82%
PRICE/SAN RAFAEL RIVER
7
9236
5.186
11.414
45.44%
7.043
12.986
54.24%
April 1st
15.600
33.24%
ROARING FORK RIVER
7
9814
9.743
12.100
80.52%
10.557
14.957
70.58%
April 15th
22.671
42.98%
SAN JUAN RIVER HEADWATERS
9
10619
9.244
16.178
57.14%
8.533
18.078
47.20%
April 15th
19.067
48.48%
UPPER COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS
15
10119
10.700
11.553
92.62%
11.900
13.127
90.65%
April 14th
14.713
72.72%
UPPER GREEN RIVER
19
8794
11.526
10.521
109.55%
11.239
11.637
96.58%
April 15th
19.905
57.91%
YAMPA/WHITE RIVER
18
9256
12.224
16.206
75.43%
13.763
18.041
76.29%
April 16th
29.080
42.04%



Abbreviations Legend:
-- indicates the either no measurement taken or data not received
SWE = Snow Water Equivilent
SWE is the amount of water in a volume of snow, measured by weight
TP = Total Precipitation
AVG SWE = Average Snow Water Equivilent 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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