McPhee Water Database

McPhee Reservoir, Dolores River, Telluride, SW Colorado

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Water Summary
Today is day 62 of 365 for the Water Year 2023. We are 17% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 6868.71 on Nov 30, 2022
McPhee was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 29, 2022

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data McPhee Dam Dam Release Data
McPhee is 60.29 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 6929.00 )

By content, McPhee is 48.38% of Full Pool (381,051 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 11,959 acre feet

This is 87.26% of the November 30th average of 13,705 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 1,196 acre feet

This is 48.58% of last year's release of 2,462 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has risen by 26,382 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 10,763 AF
Inflows for WY 2023 are 147.7% of WY 2022          Rivers feeding McPhee are running at 72.72% of the Dec 1st avg. Click for Details

McPhee is up 8.92 feet from one year ago.    McPhee is at high for water year and up 0.38 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
McPhee is up 0.25 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
6868.71
0.00
184,370
15
9
39.9
6.6
Tue, Nov 29, 2022
6868.71
0.01
184,370
28
10
34.2
10.9
Mon, Nov 28, 2022
6868.70
0.03
184,344
55
10
43.3
23.4
Sun, Nov 27, 2022
6868.67
0.03
184,265
55
10
45.5
20.7
Sat, Nov 26, 2022
6868.64
0.04
184,187
68
10
51.4
22.6
Fri, Nov 25, 2022
6868.60
0.01
184,083
29
10
46.4
21.9
Thu, Nov 24, 2022
6868.59
0.03
184,057
55
10
46.4
22.6
Wed, Nov 23, 2022
6868.56
0.01
183,978
29
10
n/a
n/a
Tue, Nov 22, 2022
6868.55
0.02
183,952
42
10
n/a
n/a
Mon, Nov 21, 2022
6868.53
0.02
183,900
43
11
n/a
n/a
Sun, Nov 20, 2022
6868.51
0.01
183,848
34
14
n/a
n/a
Sat, Nov 19, 2022
6868.50
0.03
183,822
60
14
n/a
n/a
Fri, Nov 18, 2022
6868.47
0.01
183,744
33
14
n/a
n/a
Thu, Nov 17, 2022
6868.46
0.01
183,718
33
14
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
6868.59
0.02
184,046
41.36
11.14
43.87
18.39

Averages for December 1st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
6887.09
0.01
247,875
83.89
43.42
50.50
16.50
All-Time
6887.09
0.01
247,875
83.89
43.42
50.50
16.50

Last 10 December 1st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Wed, Dec 01, 2021
6859.86
0.07
162,731
90
5
57.0
22.0
Tue, Dec 01, 2020
6862.67
-0.05
169,267
0
0
44.0
11.0
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
6901.38
-0.01
288,626
28
41
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 01, 2018
6862.77
0.01
169,505
48
30
n/a
n/a
Fri, Dec 01, 2017
6901.56
-0.01
289,298
78
41
n/a
n/a
Thu, Dec 01, 2016
6903.44
0.01
296,374
56
30
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 01, 2015
6888.18
-0.02
242,012
3
31
n/a
n/a
Mon, Dec 01, 2014
6867.65
-0.04
181,619
49
25
n/a
n/a
Sun, Dec 01, 2013
6866.79
0.05
179,419
88
18
n/a
n/a
Sat, Dec 01, 2012
6872.04
0.01
193,280
66
24
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
6878.63
0.00
217,213
50.60
24.50
50.50
16.50


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Measurements are taken at 11:59 pm of the date listed
Temperature data is from Lewis, CO
CHANGE represents water elevation change from previous day

Units used in each measurement:
Elevation - Feet above sea level
Change - Feet difference over previous measurement
Content - Acre Feet
Inflow - Average Cubic Feet / Second over entire 24 hour period
Outflow - Average Cubic Feet / Second over entire 24 hour period
All Temps - Degrees Farhenheit
The Water Year runs from October 1 to September 30 of the next year
Acre Feet = 1 * Flow CFS
TP = Total Precipitation



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The water year runs from Oct 1 - Sept 30
*Air temp data is sourced from (Prev 24 Hr Extremes):    Lewis, CO Weather
Water data sourced from McPhee Source Data
Weather forecast for Lewis, CO
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McPhee Reservoir, Dolores River, Telluride, SW Colorado