Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For December 5th, 2019
Snowpack is 117% of avg
TotalPrecip is 80.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 479.02 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 66 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 18% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3611.02 on Dec 3, 2019
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 2, 2019
There are currently 4,181,731,221,957 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 88.98 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 52.76% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 913,015 acre feet

This is 74.82% of the December 3rd average of 1,220,307 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 1,316,421 acre feet

This is 17.55% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has risen by 1,816,984 AF yet total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 403,406 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 82.31% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 111.69% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 113.78% of the Dec 5th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 24.90 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 4.21 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -0.76 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Tue, Dec 03, 2019
3611.02
-0.06
12833245
9782
12651
0.0
0.0
55.0
Mon, Dec 02, 2019
3611.08
-0.12
12839318
6391
12569
0.0
0.0
55.0
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
3611.20
-0.03
12851469
9463
10679
0.0
0.0
55.0
Sat, Nov 30, 2019
3611.23
0.01
12854508
11109
9992
0.0
0.0
55.0
Fri, Nov 29, 2019
3611.22
-0.09
12853495
6632
11032
0.0
0.0
55.0
Thu, Nov 28, 2019
3611.31
-0.05
12862614
7118
9312
0.0
0.0
56.0
Wed, Nov 27, 2019
3611.36
-0.10
12867682
3513
8469
0.0
0.0
56.0
Tue, Nov 26, 2019
3611.46
-0.04
12877822
9502
11145
0.0
0.0
56.0
Mon, Nov 25, 2019
3611.50
-0.11
12881880
5566
11079
0.0
0.0
56.0
Sun, Nov 24, 2019
3611.61
-0.05
12893043
7312
9509
0.0
0.0
57.0
Sat, Nov 23, 2019
3611.66
-0.05
12898119
7724
9922
0.0
0.0
57.0
Fri, Nov 22, 2019
3611.71
-0.02
12903196
10491
11030
0.0
0.0
57.0
Thu, Nov 21, 2019
3611.73
-0.05
12905227
8780
10979
0.0
0.0
58.0
Wed, Nov 20, 2019
3611.78
-0.12
12910306
5074
11147
0.0
0.0
58.0
Averages of List
3611.42
-0.06
12873709
7747
10680
0.0
0.0
56.1

Averages for December 5th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3643.76
-0.11
16887571
8726
13953
49.2
29.4
55.1
All-Time
3630.61
-0.09
15395572
8942
12904
49.7
29.8
55.1

Last 10 December 5th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
3585.79
-0.15
10443693
5742
12602
41.0
26.0
54.0
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
3624.88
-0.07
14287387
8574
12246
45.0
25.0
57.0
Mon, Dec 05, 2016
3605.09
-0.12
12242423
8183
14173
54.0
28.0
56.0
Sat, Dec 05, 2015
3604.76
-0.14
12210089
7006
14052
51.1
30.9
56.0
Fri, Dec 05, 2014
3601.16
-0.15
11861079
6929
14363
52.0
43.0
57.0
Thu, Dec 05, 2013
3587.43
-0.07
10589456
7253
10281
30.9
19.0
53.0
Wed, Dec 05, 2012
3614.33
-0.16
13171090
3225
11750
55.0
39.9
55.0
Mon, Dec 05, 2011
3644.70
-0.22
16565012
6295
20262
37.9
27.0
56.0
Sun, Dec 05, 2010
3629.60
-0.13
14808089
6548
13225
50.0
33.1
54.0
Sat, Dec 05, 2009
3630.37
-0.12
14894316
7435
12976
41.0
27.0
56.0
Averages of List
3612.81
-0.13
13107263
6719
13593
45.8
29.9
55.4


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 where elevation was 3611.02'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
63.02 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
55.02 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
35.02 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
31.02 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
24.02 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
11.02 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
2.02 Above
Maybe, if you're lucky. Go slow and be watchful
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
33.98 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
37.98 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
48.98 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
56.98 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
68.98 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Blue Notch is unknown and really just shoreline launching at whatever point feels good. No minimum given except amount of courage it takes to reach this launch.


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Measurements are taken at 11:59 pm of the date listed
Temperature data is from Wahweap, AZ
Water temperature data is from wayneswords.com*
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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Water data courtesy of US Bureau of Reclamation
The water year runs from Oct 1 - Sept 30
Since Filled is from 06/22/1980 forward
*Water temp data is provided by Wayne Gustaveson
  as measured in the a.m. at the Wahweap docks
*Air temp data is sourced from (Prev 24 Hr Extremes):
   Page, AZ Weather
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification
Call 1-800-752-8525 for up-to-date water level infomation
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