Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For October 17th, 2019
Snowpack is 148% of avg
TotalPrecip is 31.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 482.05 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 17 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 5% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3614.05 on Oct 16, 2019
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 17, 2018
There are currently 4,282,433,325,130 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 85.95 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 54.03% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 196,212 acre feet

This is 65.15% of the October 16th average of 301,155 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 323,759 acre feet

This is 4.32% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has risen by 2,126,027 AF yet total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 127,547 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 83.78% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 71.24% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 86.52% of the Oct 17th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 22.41 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 1.18 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.04 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Oct 16, 2019
3614.05
-0.07
13142288
6982
10324
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Oct 15, 2019
3614.12
-0.06
13149485
7542
10324
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Oct 14, 2019
3614.18
-0.08
13155655
6327
10231
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Oct 13, 2019
3614.26
-0.06
13163886
6122
8907
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Oct 12, 2019
3614.32
-0.09
13170061
5674
10142
65.0
35.0
66.0
Fri, Oct 11, 2019
3614.41
-0.11
13179327
4882
10474
60.0
33.0
66.0
Thu, Oct 10, 2019
3614.52
-0.17
13190659
1631
10594
59.0
43.0
68.0
Wed, Oct 09, 2019
3614.69
0.00
13208183
11165
10586
85.0
53.0
69.0
Tue, Oct 08, 2019
3614.69
-0.11
13208183
5037
10637
81.0
48.0
69.0
Mon, Oct 07, 2019
3614.80
-0.10
13219531
5829
10869
75.0
44.0
69.0
Sun, Oct 06, 2019
3614.90
-0.03
13229852
8076
9182
75.0
52.0
69.0
Sat, Oct 05, 2019
3614.93
-0.08
13232949
5905
9825
77.0
51.0
69.0
Fri, Oct 04, 2019
3615.01
-0.08
13241212
6321
10241
85.0
59.0
69.0
Thu, Oct 03, 2019
3615.09
-0.10
13249477
4928
9976
82.0
48.0
70.0
Averages of List
3614.57
-0.08
13195768
6173
10165
74.4
46.6
68.4

Averages for October 17th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3646.93
-0.05
17276668
10139
11403
69.1
47.6
67.5
All-Time
3633.13
-0.04
15691741
9812
10743
70.2
48.2
67.5

Last 10 October 17th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
3591.61
-0.03
10966883
9246
10243
0.0
0.0
66.0
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
3627.91
-0.05
14620099
8668
11050
73.0
43.0
66.0
Mon, Oct 17, 2016
3610.30
-0.01
12760521
9975
9961
79.0
63.0
67.0
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
3605.85
0.00
12317108
9981
9436
71.1
57.9
72.0
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
3606.06
-0.02
12337799
9365
9891
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Oct 17, 2013
3591.13
0.05
10923111
10991
8018
66.9
39.9
66.0
Wed, Oct 17, 2012
3620.41
-0.08
13806717
4071
8096
75.0
60.1
68.0
Mon, Oct 17, 2011
3651.54
-0.06
17408172
11181
15610
78.1
60.1
68.0
Sun, Oct 17, 2010
3634.19
-0.04
15327404
7570
8037
73.9
54.0
70.0
Sat, Oct 17, 2009
3634.25
-0.05
15334277
7928
9991
77.0
51.1
67.0
Averages of List
3617.33
-0.03
13580209
8898
10033
66.0
47.7
67.8


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 where elevation was 3614.05'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
66.05 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
58.05 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
38.05 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
34.05 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
27.05 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
14.05 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
5.05 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
30.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
34.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
45.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
53.95 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
65.95 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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