HESPERUS SKI AREA




  • Snowpack
  • 52.0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 100% below the seasonal average of 26". The highest snowpack observed on this date in the past 9 years was in 2015, when snowpack depth was recorded at 54.0".
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 0"
  • 2.0" of snowmelt over the past 24 hours has receeded the total snowpack to 52.0" and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 19.1".

  • Air Temp
  • 53°
  • It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 40° - 53° over the next 5 days.

Seasonal Comparison

Compare snowpack levels this season from past seasons
Current Average Max Min
52.0" (-100%) 26" 54.0" (2015) 0.0" (2017)

Snow Forecast

Snow and weather outlook for the ski area.
  • Today, Sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Tomorrow, A 10 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Nearby Ski Areas

Upcoming snow forecasts for ski areas in the region

Area Hydrology

Compare snow and flow conditions for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
CEMENT CREEK AT SILVERTON
USGS 09358550
132 cfs 2.0 ft
SAN JUAN RIVER NEAR ARCHULETA
USGS 09355500
289 cfs 2.7 ft
MUD CREEK AT STATE HIGHWAY 32
USGS 09371492
6 cfs 1.7 ft
ANIMAS RIVER ABOVE TACOMA
USGS 09359500
2,240 cfs 5.4 ft
LOST CANYON CREEK NEAR DOLORES
USGS 09166950
1 cfs 2.1 ft
DOLORES RIVER AT DOLORES
USGS 09166500
1,420 cfs 4.6 ft
LOS PINOS RIVER AT LA BOCA
USGS 09354500
63 cfs 3.4 ft
ANIMAS RIVER BELOW SILVERTON
USGS 09359020
1,200 cfs 4.1 ft
SALT CREEK NEAR OXFORD
USGS 09363100
-888 cfs 1.2 ft
UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BELOW RIDGWAY RESERVOIR
USGS 09147025
158 cfs 2.2 ft
SAN MIGUEL RIVER NEAR PLACERVILLE
USGS 09172500
818 cfs 5.9 ft
LA PLATA RIVER AT COLORADO-NEW MEXICO STATE LINE
USGS 09366500
62 cfs 4.2 ft
CIMARRON RIVER NEAR CIMARRON
USGS 09126000
551 cfs 2.9 ft
ANIMAS RIVER AT FARMINGTON
USGS 09364500
2,070 cfs 6.5 ft
ANIMAS RIVER AT DURANGO
USGS 09361500
2,410 cfs 4.5 ft
SAN JUAN RIVER AT SHIPROCK
USGS 09368000
2,190 cfs 9.2 ft
UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER NEAR OURAY
USGS 09146020
635 cfs 3.1 ft
FLORIDA RIVER AT BONDAD
USGS 09363200
11 cfs 3.0 ft
LOS PINOS RIVER NEAR IGNACIO
USGS 09353800
1 cfs 1.1 ft
SPRING CREEK AT LA BOCA
USGS 09355000
40 cfs ft
ANIMAS RIVER NEAR CEDAR HILL
USGS 09363500
1,920 cfs 6.6 ft
LA PLATA RIVER NEAR FARMINGTON
USGS 09367500
2 cfs 1.9 ft
DOLORES RIVER BELOW RICO
USGS 09165000
577 cfs 3.7 ft
SOUTH FORK SAN MIGUEL RIVER NEAR OPHIR
USGS 09171310
223 cfs 2.6 ft
SAN JUAN RIVER AT FARMINGTON
USGS 09365000
2,170 cfs 3.8 ft
ANIMAS RIVER BLW DURANGO PUMP PLANT NR DURANGO
USGS 09362520
2,370 cfs 5.7 ft
MINERAL CREEK AT SILVERTON
USGS 09359010
496 cfs 2.3 ft
LA PLATA RIVER AT HESPERUS
USGS 09365500
110 cfs 4.2 ft
FLORIDA R BL FLOR FARMERS DITCH
USGS 09363050
42 cfs 2.1 ft
SAN MIGUEL RIVER AT BROOKS BRIDGE NEAR NUCLA CO
USGS 09174600
628 cfs 3.4 ft
VALLECITO CREEK NEAR BAYFIELD
USGS 09352900
426 cfs 2.3 ft
DALLAS CREEK NEAR RIDGWAY
USGS 09147000
23 cfs 2.6 ft
ANIMAS RIVER AT HOWARDSVILLE
USGS 09357500
532 cfs 2.7 ft
ANIMAS RIVER BELOW AZTEC
USGS 09364010
2,170 cfs 8.3 ft
LA PLATA RIVER AT LA PLATA
USGS 09367000
11 cfs 9.2 ft
ANIMAS RIVER AT SILVERTON
USGS 09358000
695 cfs 2.2 ft
UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER NEAR RIDGWAY
USGS 09146200
502 cfs 3.5 ft
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