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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For January 16th, 2021
Snowpack is 69% of avg
TotalPrecip is 60.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 447.31 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 108 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 30% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3579.31 on Jan 15, 2021
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on May 19, 2019
There are currently 3,219,588,078,292 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 120.69 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 40.62% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 841,795 acre feet

This is 44.05% of the January 15th average of 1,911,199 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 2,369,878 acre feet

This is 31.6% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 1,475,997 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,528,083 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 70.25% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2021 are 53.83% of WY 2020         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 84.48% of the Jan 11th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -27.78 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 16.52 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -2.61 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
3579.31
-0.24
9880540
2130
13180
50.0
28.0
48.0
Thu, Jan 14, 2021
3579.55
-0.20
9901034
3417
12619
50.0
26.0
48.0
Wed, Jan 13, 2021
3579.75
-0.21
9918133
3701
13381
43.0
23.0
47.0
Tue, Jan 12, 2021
3579.96
-0.21
9936109
3547
13237
42.0
20.0
48.0
Mon, Jan 11, 2021
3580.17
-0.26
9954105
1118
13158
44.0
22.0
48.0
Sun, Jan 10, 2021
3580.43
-0.13
9976417
4702
10674
43.0
26.0
48.0
Sat, Jan 09, 2021
3580.56
-0.18
9987585
3102
11420
49.0
24.0
47.0
Fri, Jan 08, 2021
3580.74
-0.20
10003062
3828
13092
44.0
26.0
48.0
Thu, Jan 07, 2021
3580.94
-0.21
10020277
3405
13149
47.0
26.0
48.0
Wed, Jan 06, 2021
3581.15
-0.20
10038373
3904
13190
46.0
27.0
48.0
Tue, Jan 05, 2021
3581.35
-0.21
10055628
3372
13139
54.0
26.0
48.0
Mon, Jan 04, 2021
3581.56
-0.24
10073767
1568
12759
47.0
28.0
47.0
Sun, Jan 03, 2021
3581.80
-0.12
10094523
5125
10671
46.0
26.0
46.0
Sat, Jan 02, 2021
3581.92
-0.14
10104911
4902
11396
45.0
25.0
47.0
Averages of List
3580.66
-0.20
9996033
3416
12505
46.4
25.2
47.6

Averages for January 16th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3638.27
-0.12
16236952
7652
14200
46.5
28.0
47.7
All-Time
3622.46
-0.09
14891943
8293
13236
46.2
27.9
47.7

Last 10 January 16th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
3606.98
27.67
12428717
6935
12737
45.0
31.0
48.0
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
3578.59
-0.72
9819226
1815
13284
47.0
35.0
47.0
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
3621.08
41.77
13877992
7212
14613
51.0
35.0
50.0
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
3598.00
18.69
11560273
7165
14240
48.0
35.0
49.0
Sat, Jan 16, 2016
3598.45
19.14
11602809
5773
13380
44.1
33.1
47.0
Fri, Jan 16, 2015
3595.40
16.09
11316437
9003
14461
46.0
32.0
48.0
Thu, Jan 16, 2014
3581.40
2.09
10059945
3528
13298
52.0
30.9
46.0
Wed, Jan 16, 2013
3606.76
27.45
12406935
3487
13056
36.0
18.0
44.0
Mon, Jan 16, 2012
3638.09
58.78
15778688
8214
13141
53.1
37.4
49.0
Sun, Jan 16, 2011
3623.39
44.08
14125818
6912
16536
50.0
30.9
48.0
Averages of List
3604.81
-0.15
12297684
6004
13875
47.2
31.8
47.6


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Friday, January 15th, 2021 where elevation was 3579.31'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
31.31 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
23.31 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
3.31 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
0.69 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
7.69 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
20.69 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
29.69 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
65.69 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
69.69 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
80.69 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
88.69 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
100.69 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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