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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For December 8th, 2022
Snowpack is 116% of avg
TotalPrecip is 97.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 395.34 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 69 of 365 for the Water Year 2023. We are 19% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3527.34 on Dec 7, 2022
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 5, 2022
There are currently 1,851,015,009,155 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 172.66 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 23.36% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 1,013,501 acre feet

This is 80.17% of the December 7th average of 1,264,201 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 1,103,463 acre feet

This is 14.71% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has fallen by 1,572,295 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 89,962 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 60.07% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2023 are 125.68% of WY 2022         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 90.24% of the Dec 8th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -13.48 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 3.05 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.16 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Dec 07, 2022
3527.34
-0.10
5,680,549
6240
9206
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Dec 06, 2022
3527.44
-0.05
5,686,388
7712
9090
42.1
29.7
n/a
Mon, Dec 05, 2022
3527.49
-0.13
5,689,309
5769
9694
51.8
36.3
n/a
Sun, Dec 04, 2022
3527.62
-0.12
5,696,907
4806
8415
35.6
28.9
n/a
Sat, Dec 03, 2022
3527.74
-0.09
5,703,927
6026
8681
45.5
28.8
49.0
Fri, Dec 02, 2022
3527.83
-0.06
5,709,195
7450
9150
51.4
30.9
50.0
Thu, Dec 01, 2022
3527.89
-0.13
5,712,708
4698
8632
49.3
23.5
50.0
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
3528.02
-0.11
5,720,325
5450
8686
39.4
17.6
51.0
Tue, Nov 29, 2022
3528.13
-0.04
5,726,775
7693
8695
42.4
30.0
51.0
Mon, Nov 28, 2022
3528.17
-0.06
5,729,122
6738
8380
55.4
23.9
52.0
Sun, Nov 27, 2022
3528.23
-0.08
5,732,642
5495
7777
51.1
27.5
52.0
Sat, Nov 26, 2022
3528.31
-0.09
5,737,339
5228
7831
53.4
29.5
53.0
Fri, Nov 25, 2022
3528.40
-0.10
5,742,625
5497
8420
45.5
25.2
53.0
Thu, Nov 24, 2022
3528.50
-0.10
5,748,502
4918
7844
46.8
24.6
53.0
Averages of List
3527.94
-0.09
5,715,451
5980
8607
46.9
27.4
51.4

Averages for December 8th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3638.85
-0.11
16,365,795
8158
13812
48.8
30.6
54.1
All-Time
3627.70
-0.09
15,096,870
8669
12765
48.3
30.4
54.1

Last 10 December 8th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Dec 08, 2021
3540.65
13.31
6,934,962
4022
10012
52.0
42.0
54.0
Tue, Dec 08, 2020
3586.34
59.00
10,492,431
3673
12004
51.0
27.0
53.0
Sun, Dec 08, 2019
3610.57
83.23
12,787,761
7426
10838
51.0
42.0
54.0
Sat, Dec 08, 2018
3585.30
57.96
10,400,396
4301
11142
48.0
31.0
53.0
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
3624.65
97.31
14,262,359
8073
12333
50.0
27.0
55.0
Thu, Dec 08, 2016
3604.46
77.12
12,180,743
5155
15918
43.0
27.0
55.0
Tue, Dec 08, 2015
3604.31
76.97
12,166,089
4836
13461
51.1
33.1
55.0
Mon, Dec 08, 2014
3600.81
73.47
11,827,511
8046
14422
50.0
41.0
57.0
Sun, Dec 08, 2013
3587.19
59.85
10,568,043
6761
8815
30.9
19.9
52.0
Sat, Dec 08, 2012
3613.87
86.53
13,123,794
4145
13210
55.0
37.0
55.0
Averages of List
3595.82
-0.11
11,474,409
5644
12215
48.2
32.7
54.3


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 where elevation was 3527.34'


NPS UPDATE ON RAMPS


SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Wahweap
3553.00
3551.00
23.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Halls Crossing Launch
3556.00
3553.00
25.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
34.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
48.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
52.66 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
59.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
72.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
81.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
117.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
121.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
132.66 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
140.66 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
152.66 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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