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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For May 24th, 2019
Snowpack is 289% of avg
TotalPrecip is 125.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 449.27 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 236 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 65% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3581.27 on May 23, 2019
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 3, 2019
There are currently 3,274,391,075,027 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 118.73 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 41.32% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 4,666,590 acre feet

This is 86.66% of the May 23rd average of 5,384,981 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 5,603,249 acre feet

This is 74.71% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 967,537 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 936,659 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 78.59% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2019 are 125% of WY 2018         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 62.59% of the May 24th avg. Click for Details


Powell is down -29.34 feet from one year ago


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Powell is up 5.25 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, May 23, 2019
3581.27
0.47
10048724
34655
12222
0.0
0.0
59.0
Wed, May 22, 2019
3580.80
0.56
10008224
38451
11873
0.0
0.0
60.0
Tue, May 21, 2019
3580.24
0.51
9960109
36304
12139
0.0
0.0
61.0
Mon, May 20, 2019
3579.73
0.45
9916423
33436
12128
0.0
0.0
62.0
Sun, May 19, 2019
3579.28
0.51
9877980
34846
10813
0.0
0.0
62.0
Sat, May 18, 2019
3578.77
0.40
9834531
29734
10853
0.0
0.0
63.0
Fri, May 17, 2019
3578.37
0.30
9800541
26286
12062
0.0
0.0
63.0
Thu, May 16, 2019
3578.07
0.29
9775100
25793
12053
0.0
0.0
63.0
Wed, May 15, 2019
3577.78
0.26
9750548
24556
12219
0.0
0.0
64.0
Tue, May 14, 2019
3577.52
0.38
9728570
29762
11935
0.0
0.0
64.0
Mon, May 13, 2019
3577.14
0.34
9696508
27944
11988
0.0
0.0
65.0
Sun, May 12, 2019
3576.80
0.39
9667880
29029
10819
0.0
0.0
64.0
Sat, May 11, 2019
3576.41
0.39
9635111
28968
10800
0.0
0.0
63.0
Fri, May 10, 2019
3576.02
0.37
9602416
29370
12152
0.0
0.0
62.0
Averages of List
3578.44
0.40
9807333.21
30652.43
11718.29
0.00
0.00
62.5

Averages for May 24th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3642.43
0.39
16715280.45
36006.32
14686.76
85.00
58.08
65.4
All-Time
3626.65
0.45
15394596.93
36579.32
14795.13
84.89
57.94
65.4

Last 10 May 24th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, May 24, 2018
3610.69
0.08
12799879
17427
12554
90.0
60.0
66.0
Wed, May 24, 2017
3615.09
0.49
13249477
39143
11117
93.0
59.0
65.0
Tue, May 24, 2016
3599.74
0.68
11725291
47491
11844
78.1
61.0
65.0
Sun, May 24, 2015
3594.47
0.41
11230016
31200
10106
68.0
52.0
63.0
Sat, May 24, 2014
3584.48
0.45
10328200
29429
7541
75.9
51.1
64.0
Fri, May 24, 2013
3597.89
0.24
11549890
22281
9526
87.1
62.1
65.0
Thu, May 24, 2012
3635.91
-0.07
15525295
6111
9949
84.9
61.0
67.0
Tue, May 24, 2011
3619.56
0.52
13716677
45780
21880
73.9
57.0
60.0
Mon, May 24, 2010
3623.14
0.29
14098841
23684
9957
69.1
44.1
61.0
Sun, May 24, 2009
3624.06
0.82
14198303
49740
7942
80.1
55.9
68.0
Averages of List
3610.50
0.39
12842186.90
31228.60
11241.60
80.01
56.32
64.4


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 where elevation was 3581.27'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
33.27 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
25.27 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
5.27 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
1.27 Above
Looking bad, not likely. Go very slow!
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
5.73 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
63.73 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
67.73 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
78.73 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
86.73 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
98.73 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
98.73 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
*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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