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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For May 18th, 2022
Snowpack is 49% of avg
TotalPrecip is 91.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 393.17 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 230 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 63% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3525.17 on May 16, 2022
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 14, 2022
There are currently 1,934,586,776,853 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 174.83 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 24.41% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 2,861,027 acre feet

This is 59.2% of the May 16th average of 4,833,162 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 4,164,614 acre feet

This is 55.53% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 1,315,823 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,303,587 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 66.73% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2022 are 142.63% of WY 2021         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 65.25% of the May 18th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -35.43 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 2.93 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is up 2.41 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, May 16, 2022
3525.17
0.39
5,937,021
23172
9906
92.0
69.0
n/a
Sun, May 15, 2022
3524.78
0.43
5,913,076
23883
9317
95.0
64.0
n/a
Sat, May 14, 2022
3524.35
0.35
5,886,742
21218
9349
90.0
58.0
n/a
Fri, May 13, 2022
3524.00
0.29
5,865,361
19796
9943
80.0
52.0
n/a
Thu, May 12, 2022
3523.71
0.36
5,847,681
22022
9871
70.0
48.0
61.0
Wed, May 11, 2022
3523.35
0.10
5,825,778
13410
9878
80.0
52.0
60.0
Tue, May 10, 2022
3523.25
0.10
5,819,703
13429
9899
80.0
57.0
59.0
Mon, May 09, 2022
3523.15
0.09
5,813,632
13109
9912
76.0
54.0
58.0
Sun, May 08, 2022
3523.06
0.03
5,808,171
10536
9322
83.0
68.0
60.0
Sat, May 07, 2022
3523.03
0.08
5,806,351
12181
9316
90.0
72.0
60.0
Fri, May 06, 2022
3522.95
0.08
5,801,501
12778
9915
92.0
61.0
60.0
Thu, May 05, 2022
3522.87
0.04
5,796,653
11471
9929
81.0
51.0
59.0
Wed, May 04, 2022
3522.83
0.07
5,794,230
12493
9962
70.0
49.0
58.0
Tue, May 03, 2022
3522.76
0.01
5,789,991
10564
10011
72.0
55.0
58.0
Averages of List
3523.52
0.17
5,836,135
15719
9752
82.2
57.9
59.3

Averages for May 18th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3635.98
0.28
16,006,276
29489
14540
82.3
56.3
64.1
All-Time
3622.04
0.30
14,888,818
29209
13990
83.4
56.3
64.1

Last 10 May 18th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Tue, May 18, 2021
3560.39
35.22
8,352,724
7542
10958
86.0
58.0
66.0
Mon, May 18, 2020
3601.95
76.78
11,937,082
20309
10420
89.0
64.0
65.0
Sat, May 18, 2019
3578.77
53.60
9,834,531
29734
10853
73.0
44.0
63.0
Fri, May 18, 2018
3609.98
84.81
12,728,287
21007
12318
82.0
55.0
65.0
Thu, May 18, 2017
3611.56
86.39
12,887,968
45780
11099
61.0
39.0
60.0
Wed, May 18, 2016
3596.12
70.95
11,383,632
37171
11830
71.1
52.0
64.0
Mon, May 18, 2015
3592.41
67.24
11,040,086
23734
11844
70.0
52.0
63.0
Sun, May 18, 2014
3582.77
57.60
10,178,697
20350
7182
91.0
68.0
61.0
Sat, May 18, 2013
3596.46
71.29
11,415,450
21590
9440
75.0
60.1
66.0
Fri, May 18, 2012
3635.92
110.75
15,526,451
9618
10309
84.0
63.0
67.0
Averages of List
3596.63
0.25
11,528,491
23684
10625
78.2
55.5
64.0


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Monday, May 16th, 2022 where elevation was 3525.17'


NPS UPDATE ON RAMPS


SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Wahweap
3553.00
3551.00
25.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Halls Crossing Launch
3556.00
3553.00
27.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
36.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
50.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
54.83 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
61.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
74.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
83.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
119.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
123.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
134.83 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
142.83 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
154.83 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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