Upper Colorado River Snowpack Database

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Colorado

Gunnison

ENTIRE UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN
As of: 2017-11-24
Day #55 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
2.293
2.806
81.72%
3.290
4.873
67.51%
April 15th
17.746
12.92%

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
1.422
3.378
42.10%
1.389
6.233
22.28%
April 6th
20.422
6.96%
COLORADO RIVER PLATEAUS
3
8700
0.167
1.200
13.92%
0.800
4.300
18.60%
March 31st
11.800
1.42%
DOLORES/SAN MIGUEL RIVER
7
10041
0.729
2.771
26.31%
1.571
5.171
30.38%
April 1st
16.057
4.54%
DUCHESNE RIVER
14
9429
1.754
2.364
74.20%
2.531
4.621
54.77%
April 1st
14.893
11.78%
GUNNISON RIVER
12
10203
1.767
3.217
54.93%
2.508
5.250
47.77%
April 15th
17.108
10.33%
MUDDY/FREMONT/ESCALANTE RIVER
3
9567
0.367
1.133
32.39%
0.833
3.333
24.99%
April 1st
16.475
2.23%
PRICE/SAN RAFAEL RIVER
7
9236
0.743
1.814
40.96%
2.000
4.414
45.31%
April 1st
15.600
4.76%
ROARING FORK RIVER
7
9814
2.186
2.886
75.74%
3.600
5.057
71.19%
April 15th
22.671
9.64%
SAN JUAN RIVER HEADWATERS
9
10619
1.956
4.022
48.63%
2.189
6.478
33.79%
April 15th
19.067
10.26%
UPPER COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS
15
10119
2.986
2.947
101.32%
4.743
4.407
107.62%
April 14th
14.713
20.29%
UPPER GREEN RIVER
19
8794
4.294
2.695
159.33%
4.561
3.874
117.73%
April 15th
19.905
21.57%
YAMPA/WHITE RIVER
18
9256
3.217
3.535
91.00%
5.100
5.776
88.30%
April 16th
29.080
11.06%



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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