Upper Colorado River Snowpack Database

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ENTIRE UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN
As of: 2021-10-23
Day #23 of Water Year 2022
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
0.647
0.226
286.28%
2.442
1.584
154.17%
April 6th
17.746
3.65%

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
0.578
0.233
248.07%
2.589
2.244
115.37%
April 6th
18.712
3.09%
COLORADO RIVER PLATEAUS
3
8700
0.133
0.1 *
133%
2.933
1.333
220.03%
March 21st
10.874
1.22%
DOLORES/SAN MIGUEL RIVER
7
10041
0.329
0.086
382.56%
2.157
1.743
123.75%
April 4th
16.484
2%
DUCHESNE RIVER
14
9429
1.164
0.136
855.88%
3.564
1.343
265.38%
April 6th
13.847
8.41%
GUNNISON RIVER
12
10203
0.867
0.192
451.56%
2.075
1.667
124.48%
April 7th
18.194
4.77%
MUDDY/FREMONT/ESCALANTE RIVER
3
9567
0.967
0.1 *
967%
2.433
1.033
235.53%
April 6th
10.254
9.43%
PRICE/SAN RAFAEL RIVER
7
9236
0.457
0.1 *
457%
3.757
1.286
292.15%
April 2nd
15.310
2.98%
ROARING FORK RIVER
7
9814
0.400
0.186
215.05%
1.843
1.543
119.44%
April 7th
16.724
2.39%
SAN JUAN RIVER HEADWATERS
9
10619
0.725
0.300
241.67%
2.588
2.033
127.30%
April 14th
21.858
3.32%
UPPER COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS
15
10119
0.593
0.379
156.46%
1.418
1.493
94.98%
April 10th
16.503
3.59%
UPPER GREEN RIVER
19
8794
0.479
0.342
140.06%
2.242
1.279
175.29%
April 6th
14.849
3.23%
YAMPA/WHITE RIVER
18
9256
0.794
0.306
259.48%
2.464
1.894
130.10%
April 11th
22.368
3.55%
* Denotes that Avg SWE (snow water equiv) is 0.000 but is adjusted up to 0.1 for calculation purposes



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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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