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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For January 23rd, 2021
Snowpack is 69% of avg
TotalPrecip is 61.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 446.01 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 115 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 32% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3578.01 on Jan 22, 2021
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on May 16, 2019
There are currently 3,183,574,000,804 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 121.99 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 40.17% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 892,849 acre feet

This is 44.07% of the January 22nd average of 2,025,772 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 2,544,317 acre feet

This is 33.92% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 1,586,520 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,651,468 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 70.18% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2021 are 53.7% of WY 2020         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 84.16% of the Jan 23rd avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -28.35 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 17.82 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -2.55 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Jan 22, 2021
3578.01
-0.18
9770017
4933
13132
50.0
37.0
n/a
Thu, Jan 21, 2021
3578.19
-0.20
9785271
3821
12953
51.0
30.0
n/a
Wed, Jan 20, 2021
3578.39
-0.20
9802239
1160
13079
49.0
35.0
47.0
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
3578.59
-0.25
9819226
1702
13172
45.0
36.0
47.0
Mon, Jan 18, 2021
3578.84
-0.17
9840487
5512
13286
54.0
32.0
48.0
Sun, Jan 17, 2021
3579.01
-0.13
9854962
4806
10730
53.0
28.0
48.0
Sat, Jan 16, 2021
3579.14
-0.17
9866040
3805
11593
56.0
30.0
48.0
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
3579.31
-0.24
9880540
2130
13180
50.0
28.0
48.0
Thu, Jan 14, 2021
3579.55
-0.20
9901034
3417
12619
50.0
26.0
48.0
Wed, Jan 13, 2021
3579.75
-0.21
9918133
3701
13381
43.0
23.0
47.0
Tue, Jan 12, 2021
3579.96
-0.21
9936109
3547
13237
42.0
20.0
48.0
Mon, Jan 11, 2021
3580.17
-0.26
9954105
1118
13158
44.0
22.0
48.0
Sun, Jan 10, 2021
3580.43
-0.13
9976417
4702
10674
43.0
26.0
48.0
Sat, Jan 09, 2021
3580.56
-0.18
9987585
3102
11420
49.0
24.0
47.0
Averages of List
3579.28
-0.19
9878012
3390
12544
48.5
28.4
47.7

Averages for January 23rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3637.42
-0.12
16138159
7565
14625
47.6
27.6
47.3
All-Time
3621.81
-0.09
14815183
8083
13452
47.3
27.6
47.3

Last 10 January 23rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Jan 23, 2020
3606.24
28.23
12355552
4470
10788
47.0
31.0
47.0
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
3577.61
-0.40
9736174
5415
13135
45.0
25.0
46.0
Tue, Jan 23, 2018
3620.19
42.18
13783372
6386
14328
45.0
25.0
49.0
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
3597.08
19.07
11473617
5301
15416
48.0
37.0
48.0
Sat, Jan 23, 2016
3597.51
19.50
11514068
6322
13380
42.1
32.0
48.0
Fri, Jan 23, 2015
3594.48
16.47
11230943
7069
14522
n/a
n/a
47.5
Thu, Jan 23, 2014
3580.21
2.20
9957536
6492
13391
50.0
28.0
45.0
Wed, Jan 23, 2013
3605.49
27.48
12281693
2346
12923
42.1
27.0
45.0
Mon, Jan 23, 2012
3637.46
59.45
15705163
7012
13193
39.0
33.1
49.0
Sun, Jan 23, 2011
3622.09
44.08
13985951
6879
16530
46.9
32.0
47.0
Averages of List
3603.84
-0.16
12202407
5769
13761
45.0
30.0
47.2


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Friday, January 22nd, 2021 where elevation was 3578.01'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
30.01 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
22.01 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
2.01 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
1.99 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
8.99 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
21.99 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
30.99 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
66.99 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
70.99 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
81.99 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
89.99 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
101.99 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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