Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For January 18th, 2020
Snowpack is 116% of avg
TotalPrecip is 92.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 474.98 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 111 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 30% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3606.98 on Jan 16, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 15, 2020
There are currently 4,049,915,195,087 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 93.02 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 51.1% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 1,571,751 acre feet

This is 80.74% of the January 16th average of 1,946,761 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 2,374,045 acre feet

This is 31.65% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 835,233 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 802,294 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 80.13% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 127.64% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 124.50% of the Jan 19th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 28.39 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 8.25 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.52 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
3606.98
-0.11
12428717
6935
12737
0.0
0.0
48.0
Wed, Jan 15, 2020
3607.09
-0.07
12439617
9225
12870
51.0
30.0
48.0
Tue, Jan 14, 2020
3607.16
-0.11
12446557
6764
12572
53.0
29.0
48.0
Mon, Jan 13, 2020
3607.27
-0.15
12457468
4758
12731
53.0
29.0
47.0
Sun, Jan 12, 2020
3607.42
-0.09
12472357
10955
10822
44.0
26.0
48.0
Sat, Jan 11, 2020
3607.51
-0.12
12481296
5638
11998
41.0
24.0
48.0
Fri, Jan 10, 2020
3607.63
-0.16
12493221
4032
12562
42.0
25.0
48.0
Thu, Jan 09, 2020
3607.79
-0.10
12509133
7463
12748
42.0
27.0
49.0
Wed, Jan 08, 2020
3607.89
-0.16
12519085
4184
12726
38.0
28.0
49.0
Tue, Jan 07, 2020
3608.05
-0.12
12535019
6134
12511
33.0
26.0
49.0
Mon, Jan 06, 2020
3608.17
-0.13
12546978
5441
12367
37.0
28.0
49.0
Sun, Jan 05, 2020
3608.30
-0.09
12559943
5622
10378
38.0
27.0
49.0
Sat, Jan 04, 2020
3608.39
-0.11
12568924
6537
12383
43.0
27.0
49.0
Fri, Jan 03, 2020
3608.50
-0.10
12579906
7215
12520
44.0
27.0
49.0
Averages of List
3607.73
-0.12
12502730
6493
12280
39.9
25.2
48.4

Averages for January 19th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3638.70
-0.12
16291681
7639
14815
49.0
28.5
47.9
All-Time
3622.44
-0.10
14901954
8391
13960
48.4
28.9
47.9

Last 10 January 19th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
3578.19
-0.15
9785271
5463
12284
46.0
31.0
47.0
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
3620.67
-0.12
13834344
7357
14160
55.0
34.0
50.0
Thu, Jan 19, 2017
3597.55
-0.14
11517835
7399
14458
42.0
36.0
49.0
Tue, Jan 19, 2016
3598.11
-0.15
11570662
6886
14480
46.9
34.0
48.0
Mon, Jan 19, 2015
3595.10
-0.11
11288513
9075
14525
48.0
33.1
48.0
Sun, Jan 19, 2014
3580.92
-0.15
10018554
4789
11716
52.0
28.9
46.0
Sat, Jan 19, 2013
3606.21
-0.18
12352592
3400
12942
42.1
21.9
44.0
Thu, Jan 19, 2012
3637.73
-0.13
15736644
5274
13370
50.0
35.1
49.0
Wed, Jan 19, 2011
3622.84
-0.17
14066518
6840
17287
59.0
34.0
48.0
Tue, Jan 19, 2010
3623.28
-0.10
14113943
6654
14650
48.0
33.1
49.0
Averages of List
3606.06
-0.14
12428488
6314
13987
48.9
32.1
47.8


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, January 16th, 2020 where elevation was 3606.98'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
58.98 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
50.98 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
30.98 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
26.98 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
19.98 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
6.98 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
2.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
38.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
42.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
53.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
61.02 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
73.02 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
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