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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For July 15th, 2018
Snowpack is 38% of avg
TotalPrecip is 67.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 475.22 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 288 of 365 for the Water Year 2018. We are 79% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3607.22 on Jul 14, 2018
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Sep 20, 2015
There are currently 4,057,667,526,434 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 92.78 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 51.2% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2018: 4,766,382 acre feet

This is 52.77% of the July 14th average of 9,031,787 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2018: 6,945,168 acre feet

This is 84.39% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2018, water storage has fallen by 2,223,029 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 2,178,786 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 78.61% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2018 are 46.87% of WY 2017         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 32.18% of the Jul 15th avg. Click for Details


Powell is down -28.48 feet from one year ago


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Powell is down -2.59 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Jul 14, 2018
3607.22
-0.12
12452508
5689
11314
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Jul 13, 2018
3607.34
-0.24
12464414
3282
15403
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
3607.58
-0.22
12488251
4176
15228
0.0
0.0
78.0
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
3607.80
-0.15
12510128
8060
15329
0.0
0.0
79.0
Tue, Jul 10, 2018
3607.95
-0.29
12525059
460
15333
0.0
0.0
78.0
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
3608.24
-0.15
12553958
8107
15392
0.0
0.0
78.0
Sun, Jul 08, 2018
3608.39
-0.25
12568924
-1544
11187
0.0
0.0
78.0
Sat, Jul 07, 2018
3608.64
-0.11
12593893
6122
11244
0.0
0.0
77.0
Fri, Jul 06, 2018
3608.75
-0.26
12604889
2161
15461
0.0
0.0
76.0
Thu, Jul 05, 2018
3609.01
-0.22
12630907
4187
15321
0.0
0.0
75.0
Wed, Jul 04, 2018
3609.23
-0.15
12652950
3831
11152
0.0
0.0
75.0
Tue, Jul 03, 2018
3609.38
-0.20
12667993
5360
15421
0.0
0.0
75.0
Mon, Jul 02, 2018
3609.58
-0.23
12688070
3660
15374
0.0
0.0
75.0
Sun, Jul 01, 2018
3609.81
-0.17
12711184
2723
11163
0.0
0.0
75.0
Averages of List
3608.70
-0.20
12599683.83
3941.92
13967.08
0.00
0.00
76.5

Averages for July 15th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3656.68
-0.05
18505046.37
18980.97
17259.66
98.32
71.11
78.9
All-Time
3641.55
-0.00
16717897.51
18917.05
15569.95
99.05
70.91
78.9

Last 10 July 15th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Jul 15, 2017
3635.68
-0.02
15498729
12944
13158
102.0
73.0
80.0
Fri, Jul 15, 2016
3620.91
-0.16
13859881
7792
16133
105.0
73.0
77.0
Wed, Jul 15, 2015
3614.30
-0.02
13168002
17149
17370
96.1
69.1
77.0
Tue, Jul 15, 2014
3609.47
-0.09
12677025
9365
13414
93.9
78.1
79.0
Mon, Jul 15, 2013
3597.23
-0.18
11487718
5886
14307
95.0
73.0
80.0
Sun, Jul 15, 2012
3631.13
-0.16
14979775
4832
13642
88.0
68.0
78.0
Fri, Jul 15, 2011
3657.97
0.54
18228192
71906
23994
93.0
66.9
76.0
Thu, Jul 15, 2010
3638.18
-0.10
15789211
10839
13343
104.0
75.0
81.0
Wed, Jul 15, 2009
3642.28
-0.02
16273897
18019
13351
99.0
73.9
n/a
Tue, Jul 15, 2008
3633.64
0.03
15264503
20967
14517
93.9
69.1
79.0
Averages of List
3628.08
-0.02
14722693.30
17969.90
15322.90
96.99
71.91
78.5


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Saturday, July 14th, 2018 where elevation was 3607.22'

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
27.22 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
17.22 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
37.78 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
41.78 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
52.78 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
60.78 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
72.78 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
72.78 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):
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All data is provisional and subject to review and modification
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