Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For October 15th, 2019
Snowpack is 250% of avg
TotalPrecip is 26.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 482.18 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 15 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 4% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3614.18 on Oct 14, 2019
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 16, 2018
There are currently 4,286,788,981,181 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 85.82 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 54.09% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 167,403 acre feet

This is 63.25% of the October 14th average of 264,669 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 282,803 acre feet

This is 3.77% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has risen by 2,139,394 AF yet total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 115,400 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 83.91% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 65.62% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 84.14% of the Oct 15th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 22.31 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 1.05 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.05 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
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
0.0
0.0
66.0
Fri, Oct 11, 2019
3614.41
-0.11
13179327
4882
10474
0.0
0.0
66.0
Thu, Oct 10, 2019
3614.52
-0.17
13190659
1631
10594
0.0
0.0
68.0
Wed, Oct 09, 2019
3614.69
0.00
13208183
11165
10586
0.0
0.0
69.0
Tue, Oct 08, 2019
3614.69
-0.11
13208183
5037
10637
0.0
0.0
69.0
Mon, Oct 07, 2019
3614.80
-0.10
13219531
5829
10869
0.0
0.0
69.0
Sun, Oct 06, 2019
3614.90
-0.03
13229852
8076
9182
0.0
0.0
69.0
Sat, Oct 05, 2019
3614.93
-0.08
13232949
5905
9825
0.0
0.0
69.0
Fri, Oct 04, 2019
3615.01
-0.08
13241212
6321
10241
0.0
0.0
69.0
Thu, Oct 03, 2019
3615.09
-0.10
13249477
4928
9976
0.0
0.0
70.0
Wed, Oct 02, 2019
3615.19
-0.04
13259814
8777
10448
0.0
0.0
71.0
Tue, Oct 01, 2019
3615.23
-0.13
13263950
3724
10466
0.0
0.0
72.0
Averages of List
3614.73
-0.08
13212339
6028
10184
0.0
0.0
68.9

Averages for October 15th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3647.03
-0.05
17289302
9631
11377
71.8
47.3
67.8
All-Time
3633.21
-0.03
15702202
9222
10403
72.9
48.1
67.8

Last 10 October 15th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
3591.74
-0.13
10978758
4362
10336
0.0
0.0
67.0
Sun, Oct 15, 2017
3628.02
-0.03
14632283
8204
9380
69.0
39.0
66.0
Sat, Oct 15, 2016
3610.38
-0.06
12768588
6586
9319
86.0
59.0
68.0
Thu, Oct 15, 2015
3605.99
-0.06
12330899
7567
10241
84.0
55.9
72.0
Wed, Oct 15, 2014
3606.10
-0.02
12341742
9565
10093
75.9
59.0
69.0
Tue, Oct 15, 2013
3591.11
-0.04
10921289
6662
8152
62.1
45.0
66.0
Mon, Oct 15, 2012
3620.58
-0.08
13824776
4062
8091
73.0
51.1
69.0
Sat, Oct 15, 2011
3651.70
-0.09
17428256
11688
15589
82.9
55.4
68.0
Fri, Oct 15, 2010
3634.26
-0.03
15335422
7759
8115
78.1
54.0
70.0
Thu, Oct 15, 2009
3634.38
-0.02
15349176
7885
10001
75.9
50.0
66.0
Averages of List
3617.43
-0.06
13591119
7434
9932
68.7
46.8
68.1


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Monday, October 14th, 2019 where elevation was 3614.18'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
66.18 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
58.18 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
38.18 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
34.18 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
27.18 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
14.18 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
5.18 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
30.82 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
34.82 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
45.82 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
53.82 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
65.82 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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