Upper Gunnison
Watershed

Hydrologic Unit Code 14020002


The Upper Gunnison watershed encompasses over 1,543,205 acres and stretches across Colorado. Drainage basins like this one funnel all the streams, snowmelt, and rainfall to a common outlet such as the outflow of a reservoir, or mouth of a bay.



Watershed Hierarchy

View other constituents of the Upper Gunnison Watershed network.


Watershed Overview

Current conditions and statistics for the Upper Gunnison Watershed
Slumgullion
Snow Sensor 762
8"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Wager Gulch
Snow Sensor 1188
1"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Lake Fork Blw Lake San Cristobal Nr Lake City
USGS 09123450
22 cfs
Streamflow

Gauge Height

Air Temp

Elevation
Cimarron River Near Cimarron
USGS 09126000
19 cfs
Streamflow

Gauge Height

Air Temp

Elevation
Lake Fork At Gateview
USGS 09124500
43 cfs
Streamflow

Gauge Height

Air Temp

Elevation
Ohio Creek Above Mouth Nr Gunnison
USGS 09113980
13 cfs
Streamflow

Gauge Height

Air Temp

Elevation
Gunnison River Near Gunnison
USGS 09114500
217 cfs
Streamflow

Gauge Height

Air Temp

Elevation
Gunnison Coop
Snow Sensor GUNC2
0.78"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Cimarron 8nw Ham
Snow Sensor CKDC2
0.47"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Gunnison 3wsw
Snow Sensor GUXC2
0.47"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Montrose 7.3 Ene
Snow Sensor CO-MT-31
0"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Cimarron River Bl Squaw Creek
USGS 09127000
26 cfs
Streamflow

Gauge Height

Air Temp

Elevation
Gunnison River Below Gunnison Tunnel
USGS 09128000
341 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Smith Fork Near Lazear
USGS 09129600
0 cfs
Streamflow

Gauge Height

Air Temp

Elevation
Location 24hr Change (%) vs Average (%) Volatility (%)
Slumgullion
Snow Sensor 762
-11.11
Lake Fork Blw Lake San Cristobal Nr Lake City
USGS 09123450
10.15
Cimarron River Near Cimarron
USGS 09126000
-3
Lake Fork At Gateview
USGS 09124500
-31.6
Gunnison River Near Gunnison
USGS 09114500
8.5
Gunnison Coop
Snow Sensor GUNC2
-4.46
Cimarron 8nw Ham
Snow Sensor CKDC2
-24.24
Gunnison 3wsw
Snow Sensor GUXC2
-24.24
Montrose 7.3 Ene
Snow Sensor CO-MT-31
-99.06
Cimarron River Bl Squaw Creek
USGS 09127000
-19.57
Smith Fork Near Lazear
USGS 09129600
-71.43


Watershed Correlation

Compare constituents of the Upper Gunnison Watershed that move tightly or weakly together.


Trending Conditions

Recent snowpack and discharge levels for the Upper Gunnison Watershed


Watershed Profile

Compare elevation with snowpack and streamflow conditions for this Watershed

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