Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For December 7th, 2019
Snowpack is 117% of avg
TotalPrecip is 80.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 478.83 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 68 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 19% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3610.83 on Dec 5, 2019
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Dec 4, 2019
There are currently 4,175,469,335,046 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 89.17 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 52.68% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 943,654 acre feet

This is 75.21% of the December 5th average of 1,254,690 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 1,366,080 acre feet

This is 18.21% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has risen by 1,797,767 AF yet total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 422,426 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 82.26% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 112.72% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 118.39% of the Dec 7th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 25.04 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 4.40 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -0.88 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Dec 05, 2019
3610.83
-0.07
12814028
9338
12755
0.0
0.0
54.0
Wed, Dec 04, 2019
3610.90
-0.12
12821106
6109
12281
0.0
0.0
55.0
Tue, Dec 03, 2019
3611.02
-0.06
12833245
9782
12651
47.0
32.0
55.0
Mon, Dec 02, 2019
3611.08
-0.12
12839318
6391
12569
44.0
31.0
55.0
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
3611.20
-0.03
12851469
9463
10679
40.0
26.0
55.0
Sat, Nov 30, 2019
3611.23
0.01
12854508
11109
9992
42.0
29.0
55.0
Fri, Nov 29, 2019
3611.22
-0.09
12853495
6632
11032
50.0
32.0
55.0
Thu, Nov 28, 2019
3611.31
-0.05
12862614
7118
9312
60.0
46.0
56.0
Wed, Nov 27, 2019
3611.36
-0.10
12867682
3513
8469
54.0
32.0
56.0
Tue, Nov 26, 2019
3611.46
-0.04
12877822
9502
11145
44.0
30.0
56.0
Mon, Nov 25, 2019
3611.50
-0.11
12881880
5566
11079
52.0
34.0
56.0
Sun, Nov 24, 2019
3611.61
-0.05
12893043
7312
9509
51.0
33.0
57.0
Sat, Nov 23, 2019
3611.66
-0.05
12898119
7724
9922
51.0
33.0
57.0
Fri, Nov 22, 2019
3611.71
-0.02
12903196
10491
11030
52.0
37.0
57.0
Averages of List
3611.29
-0.06
12860823
7861
10888
41.9
28.2
55.6

Averages for December 7th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3643.55
-0.09
16863272
8384
14110
48.4
30.7
54.6
All-Time
3630.44
-0.07
15376693
8778
12914
48.8
30.1
54.6

Last 10 December 7th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Dec 07, 2018
3585.45
0.26
10413638
4796
12606
44.0
34.0
53.0
Thu, Dec 07, 2017
3624.73
-0.09
14271061
7495
12350
46.0
28.0
56.0
Wed, Dec 07, 2016
3604.67
-0.27
12201280
2904
16880
43.0
30.0
56.0
Mon, Dec 07, 2015
3604.48
-0.19
12182698
4117
13816
45.0
28.0
55.0
Sun, Dec 07, 2014
3600.94
-0.08
11839972
8958
12727
48.9
41.0
57.0
Sat, Dec 07, 2013
3587.24
-0.11
10572502
4075
9045
37.0
26.1
52.0
Fri, Dec 07, 2012
3614.04
-0.16
13141260
4849
13362
57.9
37.0
55.0
Wed, Dec 07, 2011
3644.35
-0.18
16522676
8946
20253
39.0
25.0
56.0
Tue, Dec 07, 2010
3629.33
-0.13
14777939
7261
13919
54.0
34.0
53.0
Mon, Dec 07, 2009
3630.17
-0.11
14871885
6699
15336
43.0
30.0
55.0
Averages of List
3612.54
-0.11
13079491
6010
14029
45.8
31.3
54.8


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, December 5th, 2019 where elevation was 3610.83'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
62.83 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
54.83 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
34.83 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
30.83 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
23.83 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
10.83 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
1.83 Above
Looking bad, not likely. Go very slow!
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
34.17 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
38.17 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
49.17 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
57.17 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
69.17 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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