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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 7th, 2020
Snowpack is 103% of avg
TotalPrecip is 89.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 468.41 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 190 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 52% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3600.41 on Apr 6, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 19, 2017
There are currently 3,841,536,790,607 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 99.59 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 48.47% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 2,744,728 acre feet

This is 78.74% of the April 6th average of 3,485,598 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 4,227,378 acre feet

This is 56.37% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 1,474,722 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,482,650 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 78.53% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 113.19% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 68.99% of the Apr 7th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 31.57 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 14.82 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -0.68 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, Apr 06, 2020
3600.41
-0.06
11789228
8046
10785
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Apr 05, 2020
3600.47
-0.05
11794965
7203
9423
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Apr 04, 2020
3600.52
-0.08
11799748
6506
10289
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Apr 03, 2020
3600.60
-0.11
11807402
5444
10793
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Apr 02, 2020
3600.71
0.06
11817933
14361
10848
67.0
48.0
53.0
Wed, Apr 01, 2020
3600.65
-0.06
11812188
7274
10017
75.0
48.0
53.0
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
3600.71
-0.04
11817933
9683
11534
74.0
42.0
52.0
Mon, Mar 30, 2020
3600.75
-0.05
11821763
9356
11729
65.0
40.0
52.0
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
3600.80
-0.07
11826553
6549
9966
61.0
44.0
52.0
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
3600.87
-0.03
11833261
9959
11290
60.0
34.0
52.0
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
3600.90
-0.08
11836137
7783
11724
50.0
37.0
52.0
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
3600.98
-0.08
11843807
7834
11777
62.0
46.0
52.0
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
3601.06
-0.03
11851481
10468
11800
68.0
42.0
53.0
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
3601.09
-0.03
11854360
10267
11600
63.0
38.0
52.0
Averages of List
3600.75
-0.05
11821911
8624
10970
64.5
41.9
52.3

Averages for April 7th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3633.70
-0.00
15723804
11695
12042
71.2
44.4
53.6
All-Time
3618.85
-0.01
14512102
11571
11740
71.4
43.3
53.6

Last 10 April 7th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, Apr 07, 2019
3568.77
-0.07
9008033
8171
10927
77.0
47.0
55.0
Sat, Apr 07, 2018
3611.60
-0.05
12892027
9788
12135
87.0
57.0
54.0
Fri, Apr 07, 2017
3597.63
0.24
11525373
23928
11243
78.0
50.0
53.0
Thu, Apr 07, 2016
3591.49
-0.10
10955930
7115
11724
75.0
48.9
55.0
Tue, Apr 07, 2015
3590.94
-0.01
10905815
10225
10361
75.0
45.0
57.0
Mon, Apr 07, 2014
3574.46
-0.04
9472372
6778
8269
73.9
45.0
52.0
Sun, Apr 07, 2013
3598.29
-0.08
11587674
4392
8132
77.0
51.1
55.0
Sat, Apr 07, 2012
3635.63
0.03
15492958
12093
9713
64.0
36.0
52.0
Thu, Apr 07, 2011
3609.85
-0.06
12715207
11134
15878
66.9
43.0
51.0
Wed, Apr 07, 2010
3618.99
-0.04
13656516
7010
10430
55.9
37.0
52.0
Averages of List
3599.77
-0.02
11821191
10063
10881
73.0
46.0
53.6


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Monday, April 6th, 2020 where elevation was 3600.41'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
52.41 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
44.41 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
24.41 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
20.41 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
13.41 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
0.41 Above
Looking bad, not likely. Go very slow!
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
8.59 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
44.59 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
48.59 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
59.59 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
67.59 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
79.59 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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Current Snowpack Conditions for Upper Colorado Basin


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