Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For August 5th, 2020
Snowpack is 35% of avg
TotalPrecip is 83.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 473.77 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 310 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 85% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3605.77 on Aug 3, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 28, 2020
There are currently 4,010,980,837,093 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 94.23 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 50.61% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 6,054,715 acre feet

This is 63.09% of the August 3rd average of 9,597,620 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 6,832,664 acre feet

This is 91.1% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 954,718 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 777,949 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 80.73% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 56.17% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 42.99% of the Aug 5th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -15.91 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 6.51 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.94 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, Aug 03, 2020
3605.77
-0.23
12309232
3305
14791
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Aug 02, 2020
3606.00
-0.13
12331885
4468
10596
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Aug 01, 2020
3606.13
-0.12
12344701
5028
10623
91.0
76.0
80.0
Fri, Jul 31, 2020
3606.25
-0.15
12356539
5938
13149
106.0
92.0
80.0
Thu, Jul 30, 2020
3606.40
-0.13
12371347
7090
13230
0.0
0.0
80.0
Wed, Jul 29, 2020
3606.53
-0.15
12384190
5971
13192
103.0
74.0
80.0
Tue, Jul 28, 2020
3606.68
-0.25
12399020
590
13209
98.0
72.0
79.0
Mon, Jul 27, 2020
3606.93
-0.07
12423764
10382
13302
93.0
74.0
79.0
Sun, Jul 26, 2020
3607.00
-0.10
12430698
4775
9314
95.0
72.0
79.0
Sat, Jul 25, 2020
3607.10
-0.13
12440608
3181
9344
94.0
70.0
79.0
Fri, Jul 24, 2020
3607.23
-0.11
12453500
5638
13426
76.0
69.0
78.0
Thu, Jul 23, 2020
3607.34
-0.21
12464414
2786
13284
85.0
72.0
78.0
Wed, Jul 22, 2020
3607.55
-0.16
12485270
5477
13278
93.0
78.0
78.0
Tue, Jul 21, 2020
3607.71
-0.18
12501175
4582
13473
96.0
83.0
78.0
Averages of List
3606.76
-0.15
12406882
4944
12444
85.8
69.3
79.0

Averages for August 5th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3652.56
-0.11
17999308
10926
16212
96.3
70.3
79.8
All-Time
3639.11
-0.09
16409129
11140
14931
96.9
70.6
79.8

Last 10 August 5th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, Aug 05, 2019
3621.59
15.82
13932428
12932
16063
101.0
73.0
80.0
Sun, Aug 05, 2018
3602.74
-3.03
12013414
3336
11473
103.0
79.0
79.0
Sat, Aug 05, 2017
3634.23
28.46
15331985
8685
13893
86.0
66.0
80.0
Fri, Aug 05, 2016
3617.42
11.65
13491692
14673
14894
91.0
72.0
81.0
Wed, Aug 05, 2015
3612.26
6.49
12959133
9416
13521
99.0
71.0
79.0
Tue, Aug 05, 2014
3607.89
2.12
12519085
10181
13657
91.0
69.1
78.0
Mon, Aug 05, 2013
3593.45
-12.32
11135715
3090
13362
96.1
71.1
78.0
Sun, Aug 05, 2012
3627.69
21.92
14595755
5996
12238
91.9
73.0
79.0
Fri, Aug 05, 2011
3660.51
54.74
18559448
21387
24146
98.1
71.1
80.0
Thu, Aug 05, 2010
3636.68
30.91
15614467
12402
13376
91.0
68.0
82.0
Averages of List
3621.45
-0.07
14015312
10210
14662
94.8
71.3
79.6


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Monday, August 3rd, 2020 where elevation was 3605.77'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
57.77 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
49.77 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
29.77 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
25.77 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
18.77 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
5.77 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
3.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
39.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
43.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
54.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
62.23 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
74.23 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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