Upper Colorado River Snowpack Database

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Colorado

Gunnison

ENTIRE UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN
As of: 2017-04-30
Day #212 of Water Year 2017
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
15.134
12.895
117.36%
25.295
21.281
118.86%
April 15th
17.746
85.28%

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
16.356
15.222
107.45%
27.311
25.600
106.68%
April 6th
20.422
80.09%
COLORADO RIVER PLATEAUS
3
8700
0.100
1.800
5.56%
17.567
18.200
96.52%
March 31st
11.800
0.85%
DOLORES/SAN MIGUEL RIVER
7
10041
11.329
9.043
125.28%
24.757
21.829
113.41%
April 1st
16.057
70.55%
DUCHESNE RIVER
14
9429
17.186
9.921
173.23%
27.143
19.064
142.38%
April 1st
14.893
115.4%
GUNNISON RIVER
12
10203
15.725
14.408
109.14%
23.000
23.008
99.97%
April 15th
17.108
91.92%
MUDDY/FREMONT/ESCALANTE RIVER
3
9567
2.133
5.300
40.25%
15.000
14.000
107.14%
April 1st
16.475
12.95%
PRICE/SAN RAFAEL RIVER
7
9236
15.471
10.386
148.96%
25.686
19.229
133.58%
April 1st
15.600
99.17%
ROARING FORK RIVER
7
9814
13.829
12.486
110.76%
21.467
23.043
93.16%
April 15th
22.671
61%
SAN JUAN RIVER HEADWATERS
9
10619
19.789
19.344
102.30%
27.767
26.467
104.91%
April 15th
19.067
103.79%
UPPER COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS
15
10119
14.153
14.700
96.28%
22.107
20.280
109.01%
April 14th
14.713
96.19%
UPPER GREEN RIVER
19
8794
20.369
11.611
175.43%
28.928
17.179
168.39%
April 15th
19.905
102.33%
YAMPA/WHITE RIVER
18
9256
15.500
18.600
83.33%
26.835
26.641
100.73%
April 16th
29.080
53.3%



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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