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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For December 9th, 2018
Snowpack is 106% of avg
TotalPrecip is 110.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 453.62 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 70 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 19% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3585.62 on Dec 6, 2018
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on May 26, 2014
There are currently 3,398,193,437,704 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 114.38 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 42.88% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 846,463 acre feet

This is 66.24% of the December 6th average of 1,277,821 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 1,430,338 acre feet

This is 17.38% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 4,246,878 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 583,875 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 67.15% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2019 are 81.11% of WY 2018         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 109.09% of the Dec 9th avg. Click for Details


Powell is down -39.20 feet from one year ago


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Powell is down -1.36 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Dec 06, 2018
3585.62
-0.17
10428659
4681
12497
0.0
0.0
53.0
Wed, Dec 05, 2018
3585.79
-0.15
10443693
5742
12602
0.0
0.0
54.0
Tue, Dec 04, 2018
3585.94
-0.18
10456971
4217
12530
0.0
0.0
54.0
Mon, Dec 03, 2018
3586.12
-0.12
10472918
7202
12625
0.0
0.0
54.0
Sun, Dec 02, 2018
3586.24
-0.17
10483559
2955
10798
0.0
0.0
54.0
Sat, Dec 01, 2018
3586.41
-0.09
10498645
7626
11606
0.0
0.0
55.0
Fri, Nov 30, 2018
3586.50
-0.08
10506637
4864
8254
0.0
0.0
55.0
Thu, Nov 29, 2018
3586.58
-0.03
10513745
7216
8188
0.0
0.0
56.0
Wed, Nov 28, 2018
3586.61
-0.07
10516411
5304
8212
0.0
0.0
56.0
Tue, Nov 27, 2018
3586.68
-0.08
10522634
4826
8219
0.0
0.0
56.0
Mon, Nov 26, 2018
3586.76
-0.08
10529748
4869
8265
0.0
0.0
56.0
Sun, Nov 25, 2018
3586.84
-0.05
10536866
6281
8224
0.0
0.0
57.0
Sat, Nov 24, 2018
3586.89
-0.09
10541316
4362
8245
0.0
0.0
57.0
Fri, Nov 23, 2018
3586.98
-0.09
10549330
4337
8221
0.0
0.0
57.0
Averages of List
3586.43
-0.10
10500080.86
5320.14
9891.86
0.00
0.00
55.2

Averages for December 9th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3644.89
-0.08
17010205.08
8382.42
14104.45
47.39
28.64
54.3
All-Time
3631.12
-0.07
15448604.85
8905.16
12916.71
47.36
28.42
54.3

Last 10 December 9th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
3624.59
-0.06
14255835
8808
11882
50.0
28.0
55.0
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
3604.28
-0.18
12163159
6376
15532
48.0
28.0
55.0
Wed, Dec 09, 2015
3604.11
-0.20
12146567
4259
14471
48.9
35.1
55.0
Tue, Dec 09, 2014
3600.66
-0.15
11813145
7021
14435
51.1
37.9
57.0
Mon, Dec 09, 2013
3587.04
-0.15
10554674
3125
10031
28.9
15.1
51.0
Sun, Dec 09, 2012
3613.70
-0.17
13106343
3403
12459
48.9
30.9
55.0
Fri, Dec 09, 2011
3643.93
-0.20
16471977
7743
20338
43.0
27.0
55.0
Thu, Dec 09, 2010
3629.08
-0.12
14750062
7533
13783
46.0
32.0
53.0
Wed, Dec 09, 2009
3629.81
-0.20
14831570
6342
15280
33.1
18.0
55.0
Tue, Dec 09, 2008
3620.88
-0.09
13856687
7039
13160
46.9
33.1
56.0
Averages of List
3615.81
-0.15
13395001.90
6164.90
14137.10
44.48
28.51
54.7


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, December 6th, 2018 where elevation was 3585.62'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
5.62 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
4.38 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
59.38 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
63.38 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
74.38 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
82.38 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
94.38 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
94.38 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
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
*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
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