McPhee Water Database

McPhee Reservoir, Dolores River, Telluride, SW Colorado

McPhee



Water Summary
Today is day 240 of 365 for the Water Year 2023. We are 66% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 6918.01 on May 27, 2023
McPhee was last within 3" of this elevation on May 6, 2023

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data McPhee Dam Release Data
McPhee is 10.99 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 6929.00 )

By content, McPhee is 93.16% of Full Pool (381,051 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 390,742 acre feet

This is 184.23% of the May 27th average of 212,096 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 166,755 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 2,462 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has risen by 171,515 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 223,987 AF
Inflows for WY 2023 are 290.88% of WY 2022          Rivers feeding McPhee are running at 208.83% of the May 28th avg. Click for Details

McPhee is up 25.31 feet from one year ago.    McPhee is down 0.87 feet from the high for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
McPhee is up 0.54 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, May 27, 2023
6918.01
0.38
354,972
3810
2387
73.8
50.7
Fri, May 26, 2023
6917.63
0.48
353,356
4026
2411
77.7
51.1
Thu, May 25, 2023
6917.15
0.50
351,323
4041
2400
78.3
51.3
Wed, May 24, 2023
6916.65
0.21
349,212
3376
2407
80.1
53.2
Tue, May 23, 2023
6916.44
0.05
348,328
3320
2739
76.6
51.4
Mon, May 22, 2023
6916.39
-0.33
348,118
3507
3731
75.2
51.1
Sun, May 21, 2023
6916.72
-0.39
349,507
3658
3976
73.0
47.7
Sat, May 20, 2023
6917.11
-0.38
351,154
3713
3989
68.5
48.6
Fri, May 19, 2023
6917.49
-0.07
352,762
4358
3971
77.4
47.5
Thu, May 18, 2023
6917.56
-0.06
353,059
4335
3973
73.4
52.5
Wed, May 17, 2023
6917.62
0.18
353,314
4889
3972
75.6
51.1
Tue, May 16, 2023
6917.44
0.07
352,550
0
0
77.9
48.6
Mon, May 15, 2023
6917.37
-0.10
352,254
4201
3976
71.4
48.9
Sun, May 14, 2023
6917.47
-0.20
352,678
4034
4000
74.3
46.0
Averages of List
6917.22
0.02
351,613
3662.00
3138.00
75.23
49.98

Averages for May 28th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
6905.98
0.15
314,793
1775.31
817.54
79.67
42.00
All-Time
6905.98
0.15
314,793
1775.31
817.54
79.67
42.00

Last 10 May 28th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, May 28, 2022
6892.76
25.25
257,573
691
0
80.0
42.0
Fri, May 28, 2021
6870.27
47.74
188,494
597
0
78.0
38.0
Thu, May 28, 2020
6900.03
17.98
283,620
686
0
81.0
46.0
Tue, May 28, 2019
6912.30
5.71
331,197
1705
871
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 28, 2018
6893.66
24.35
260,711
203
31
n/a
n/a
Sun, May 28, 2017
6919.19
-1.18
360,018
2072
112
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 28, 2016
6919.97
-1.96
363,380
1311
54
n/a
n/a
Thu, May 28, 2015
6892.83
25.18
257,817
1349
37
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 28, 2014
6893.87
24.14
261,447
1841
51
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 28, 2013
6879.98
38.03
216,067
791
17
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
6897.49
20.52
278,032
1125
117
79.7
42.0


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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 = 1.9835 * Flow CFS
TP = Total Precipitation



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Water data courtesy of US Bureau of Reclamation
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
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification


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McPhee Reservoir, Dolores River, Telluride, SW Colorado