McPhee Water Database

McPhee Reservoir, Dolores River, Telluride, SW Colorado

McPhee



Water Summary
Today is day 229 of 366 for water year 2024. We are 63% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 6905.60 on Thursday, May 16th, 2024
McPhee was last within 3" of this elevation on May 15, 2024

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data McPhee Dam Release Data
McPhee is 23.4 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 6929.00 )

By content, McPhee is 79.95% of Full Pool (381,051 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 58,263 acre feet

This is 34.42% of the average of 169,280 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 22,320 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 28,412 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 3,214 AF yet total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 35,943 AF
Inflows for WY 2024 are 18.23% of WY 2023          Rivers feeding McPhee are running at % of the avg. Click for Details

McPhee is down -11.84 feet from one year ago.    McPhee is up 4.46 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
McPhee is up 0.97 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Thu, May 16, 2024
6905.60
0.12
304,636
819
51
70.5
47.5
Wed, May 15, 2024
6905.48
0.09
304,174
686
51
69.5
49.6
Tue, May 14, 2024
6905.39
0.07
303,827
646
50
73.5
48.3
Mon, May 13, 2024
6905.32
0.01
303,557
539
50
73.0
46.4
Sun, May 12, 2024
6905.31
0.00
303,519
464
50
67.7
40.7
Sat, May 11, 2024
6905.31
0.03
303,519
531
50
62.1
41.7
Fri, May 10, 2024
6905.28
-0.03
303,403
436
50
61.8
39.4
Thu, May 09, 2024
6905.31
0.03
303,519
529
50
62.1
35.0
Wed, May 08, 2024
6905.28
0.09
303,403
552
50
54.3
28.8
Tue, May 07, 2024
6905.19
0.07
303,057
544
50
62.6
36.3
Mon, May 06, 2024
6905.12
0.17
302,788
673
50
56.8
30.2
Sun, May 05, 2024
6904.95
0.16
302,135
754
50
63.0
46.0
Sat, May 04, 2024
6904.79
0.16
301,521
763
50
69.2
47.2
Fri, May 03, 2024
6904.63
0.11
300,908
607
50
68.4
43.6
Averages of List
6905.21
0.08
303,140
610.2
50.1
65.3
41.5

Averages for May 16th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs AVG FOR DATE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
All-Time
6903.52
2.08
306,740
2069.10
747.22
76.08
42.02

Last 10 May 16th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Tue, May 16, 2023
6917.44
-11.84
352,550
4593
39
77.9
48.6
Mon, May 16, 2022
6890.38
15.22
249,400
1517
10
81.0
40.0
Sun, May 16, 2021
6868.76
36.84
184,501
685
11
74.0
40.0
Sat, May 16, 2020
6900.29
5.31
284,580
859
50
77.0
34.0
Thu, May 16, 2019
6907.66
-2.06
312,652
2745
137
n/a
n/a
Wed, May 16, 2018
6896.91
8.69
272,253
428
40
n/a
n/a
Tue, May 16, 2017
6915.76
-10.16
345,476
2709
806
n/a
n/a
Mon, May 16, 2016
6912.88
-7.28
333,564
2593
54
n/a
n/a
Sat, May 16, 2015
6883.48
22.12
226,818
1216
21
n/a
n/a
Fri, May 16, 2014
6887.59
18.01
240,061
755
29
n/a
n/a
Averages of List
6899.37
6.23
284,747
1527
140
71.1
44.7


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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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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
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