San Juan River Outlook

Following a cool beginning to May, the month was then characterized by average to slightly above average temperatures and normal precipitation conditions. Consequently the snowpack has melted rapidly and few recording stations show any snow left as of June 1. Basinwide snow is currently at 43% of average while monthly streamflow was nearly 150% of average. Volume forecasts range from 59% - 125% of the 61-1990 average. The median forecast out of 13 points is 115% of average.

April-July streamflow forecasts for the San Juan Basin are as follows:

San Juan River:
Above Average

Water Supply Outlook for the Upper Colorado - June, 2001
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Friday, 08-Jun-2001 00:54:56 UTC