Upper Colorado River Snowpack Database

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Colorado

Gunnison

ENTIRE UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN
As of: 2017-01-22
Day #114 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 *
114
9582
14.324
8.777
163.2%
14.862
10.853
136.94%
April 15th
17.746
80.72%

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
17.522
10.522
166.53%
16.500
13.367
123.44%
April 6th
20.422
85.8%
COLORADO RIVER PLATEAUS
3
8700
10.567
5.567
189.81%
12.400
9.433
131.45%
March 31st
11.800
89.55%
DOLORES/SAN MIGUEL RIVER
7
10041
15.300
8.500
180.00%
15.057
11.071
136.00%
April 1st
16.057
95.29%
DUCHESNE RIVER
15
9383
13.713
7.227
189.75%
14.907
9.713
153.47%
April 1st
14.893
92.08%
GUNNISON RIVER
12
10203
16.150
9.342
172.88%
15.517
11.492
135.02%
April 15th
17.108
94.4%
MUDDY/FREMONT/ESCALANTE RIVER
4
9475
8.575
4.900
175.00%
9.475
7.600
124.67%
April 1st
16.475
52.05%
PRICE/SAN RAFAEL RIVER
7
9236
14.800
7.729
191.49%
15.314
9.943
154.02%
April 1st
15.600
94.87%
ROARING FORK RIVER
7
9814
15.157
8.514
178.02%
14.614
11.157
130.99%
April 15th
22.671
66.86%
SAN JUAN RIVER HEADWATERS
9
10619
19.167
12.033
159.29%
16.956
13.944
121.60%
April 15th
19.067
100.52%
UPPER COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS
15
10119
12.936
8.513
151.96%
13.757
10.000
137.57%
April 14th
14.713
87.92%
UPPER GREEN RIVER
19
8794
12.379
7.879
157.11%
14.406
9.005
159.98%
April 15th
19.905
62.19%
YAMPA/WHITE RIVER
18
9256
16.113
11.494
140.19%
16.987
13.628
124.65%
April 16th
29.080
55.41%



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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