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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 5th, 2020
Snowpack is 105% of avg
TotalPrecip is 89.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 468.71 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 188 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 51% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3600.71 on Apr 2, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Apr 1, 2020
There are currently 3,850,890,355,876 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 99.29 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 48.59% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 2,690,778 acre feet

This is 79.25% of the April 2nd average of 3,395,197 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 4,145,479 acre feet

This is 55.27% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 1,446,017 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,454,701 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 78.52% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 114.3% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 64.97% of the Apr 5th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 31.52 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 0.06 feet from the low for water year.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -0.51 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Apr 02, 2020
3600.71
0.06
11817933
14361
10848
67.0
48.0
53.0
Wed, Apr 01, 2020
3600.65
-0.06
11812188
7274
10017
75.0
48.0
53.0
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
3600.71
-0.04
11817933
9683
11534
74.0
42.0
52.0
Mon, Mar 30, 2020
3600.75
-0.05
11821763
9356
11729
65.0
40.0
52.0
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
3600.80
-0.07
11826553
6549
9966
61.0
44.0
52.0
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
3600.87
-0.03
11833261
9959
11290
60.0
34.0
52.0
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
3600.90
-0.08
11836137
7783
11724
50.0
37.0
52.0
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
3600.98
-0.08
11843807
7834
11777
62.0
46.0
52.0
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
3601.06
-0.03
11851481
10468
11800
68.0
42.0
53.0
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
3601.09
-0.03
11854360
10267
11600
63.0
38.0
52.0
Mon, Mar 23, 2020
3601.12
-0.05
11857239
9350
11729
56.0
42.0
52.0
Sun, Mar 22, 2020
3601.17
0.00
11862039
10063
9828
60.0
40.0
52.0
Sat, Mar 21, 2020
3601.17
-0.05
11862039
8790
11168
59.0
40.0
52.0
Fri, Mar 20, 2020
3601.22
-0.07
11866839
8384
11810
54.0
36.0
52.0
Averages of List
3600.94
-0.04
11840255
9294
11201
62.4
41.2
52.2

Averages for April 5th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3633.70
-0.00
15723092
11495
11745
68.9
43.5
53.6
All-Time
3618.86
-0.02
14511460
11457
11659
69.1
42.6
53.6

Last 10 April 5th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Apr 05, 2019
3568.86
-0.12
9015255
7533
12477
72.0
47.0
54.0
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
3611.76
-0.11
12908274
6704
12372
77.0
50.0
52.0
Wed, Apr 05, 2017
3597.14
0.28
11479256
24998
10302
61.0
37.0
53.0
Tue, Apr 05, 2016
3591.68
-0.13
10973276
5582
11688
80.1
50.0
56.0
Sun, Apr 05, 2015
3590.97
0.02
10908545
10496
9145
77.0
44.0
57.0
Sat, Apr 05, 2014
3574.54
-0.02
9479012
7202
7789
62.1
46.0
51.0
Fri, Apr 05, 2013
3598.46
-0.07
11603755
6536
9764
78.1
61.0
55.0
Thu, Apr 05, 2012
3635.58
0.06
15487188
15137
10874
75.0
52.0
52.0
Tue, Apr 05, 2011
3609.97
-0.09
12727280
9669
15873
73.0
39.2
51.0
Mon, Apr 05, 2010
3619.08
-0.09
13666003
7431
10359
68.0
42.1
53.0
Averages of List
3599.80
-0.03
11824784
10129
11064
72.3
46.8
53.4


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 where elevation was 3600.71'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
52.71 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
44.71 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
24.71 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
20.71 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
13.71 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
0.71 Above
Looking bad, not likely. Go very slow!
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
8.29 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
44.29 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
48.29 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
59.29 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
67.29 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
79.29 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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Current Snowpack Conditions for Upper Colorado Basin


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