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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For August 14th, 2020
Snowpack is 64% of avg
TotalPrecip is 82.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 471.79 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 319 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 87% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3603.79 on Aug 12, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 19, 2020
There are currently 3,947,812,908,324 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 96.21 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 49.81% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 6,110,102 acre feet

This is 62.44% of the August 12th average of 9,785,159 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 7,082,384 acre feet

This is 94.43% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 1,148,573 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 972,282 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 79.23% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 55.55% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 45.94% of the Aug 14th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -17.49 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 4.53 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -2.61 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Aug 12, 2020
3603.79
-0.25
12115377
2369
14798
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Aug 11, 2020
3604.04
-0.22
12139740
4221
15071
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
3604.26
-0.25
12161206
2619
15079
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Aug 09, 2020
3604.51
-0.15
12185631
3583
10730
86.0
72.0
79.0
Sat, Aug 08, 2020
3604.66
-0.16
12200302
3004
10689
82.0
68.0
79.0
Fri, Aug 07, 2020
3604.82
-0.26
12215963
1973
15003
97.0
68.0
79.0
Thu, Aug 06, 2020
3605.08
-0.23
12241442
3232
14676
85.0
74.0
80.0
Wed, Aug 05, 2020
3605.31
-0.24
12264011
2961
14955
99.0
74.0
81.0
Tue, Aug 04, 2020
3605.55
-0.22
12287591
3962
14898
100.0
76.0
81.0
Mon, Aug 03, 2020
3605.77
-0.23
12309232
3305
14791
102.0
78.0
80.0
Sun, Aug 02, 2020
3606.00
-0.13
12331885
4468
10596
105.0
79.0
80.0
Sat, Aug 01, 2020
3606.13
-0.12
12344701
5028
10623
91.0
76.0
80.0
Fri, Jul 31, 2020
3606.25
-0.15
12356539
5938
13149
106.0
92.0
80.0
Thu, Jul 30, 2020
3606.40
-0.13
12371347
7090
13230
0.0
0.0
80.0
Averages of List
3605.18
-0.20
12251783
3840
13449
86.6
68.8
79.9

Averages for August 14th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3651.44
-0.14
17857962
9691
16439
95.6
69.7
79.9
All-Time
3638.14
-0.12
16288040
9847
15085
95.6
69.9
79.9

Last 10 August 14th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
3621.04
17.25
13873729
11021
15884
102.0
69.0
82.0
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
3600.71
-3.08
11817933
6462
15556
94.0
81.0
79.0
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
3633.27
29.48
15222291
7908
14955
93.0
69.0
80.0
Sun, Aug 14, 2016
3616.43
12.64
13388427
6952
13408
100.0
70.0
81.0
Fri, Aug 14, 2015
3611.48
7.69
12879851
7122
13423
97.0
72.0
79.0
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
3607.28
3.49
12458460
10563
13488
88.0
66.0
78.0
Wed, Aug 14, 2013
3591.97
-11.82
10999786
5852
13552
97.0
71.1
77.0
Tue, Aug 14, 2012
3626.19
22.40
14430550
7571
12569
96.1
75.0
80.0
Sun, Aug 14, 2011
3659.04
55.25
18367228
14721
24675
93.0
73.9
79.0
Sat, Aug 14, 2010
3636.14
32.35
15551893
9326
12730
97.0
64.9
81.0
Averages of List
3620.36
-0.13
13899015
8750
15024
95.7
71.2
79.6


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 where elevation was 3603.79'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
55.79 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
47.79 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
27.79 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
23.79 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
16.79 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
3.79 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
5.21 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
41.21 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
45.21 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
56.21 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
64.21 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
76.21 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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