Gila River Outlook

For the second month in a row the Gila River Basin experienced above normal temperature and just 10% of median precipitation. As a result, the March 1 snow water equivalent values were near zero and forecast runoff volumes dropped from 35% of median to 15% of median.

The March - May streamflow forecast is as follows:

Gila River:Much Below Median

Water Supply Outlook for the Lower Colorado - March, 1999
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Wednesday, 20-Mar-2024 17:11:08 UTC