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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For April 26th, 2018
Snowpack is 67% of avg
TotalPrecip is 72.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 477.88 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 209 of 365 for the Water Year 2018. We are 57% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3609.88 on Apr 25, 2018
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Oct 25, 2016
There are currently 4,144,251,790,594 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 90.12 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 52.29% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2018: 2,985,396 acre feet

This is 74.33% of the April 25th average of 4,016,633 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2018: 4,979,579 acre feet

This is 60.51% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2018, water storage has fallen by 1,957,312 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,994,183 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 76.93% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2018 are 68.52% of WY 2017         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 38.33% of the Apr 27th avg. Click for Details


Powell is up 7.24 feet from one year ago


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Powell is down -1.17 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
3609.88
-0.17
12718225
3649
12553
80.0
57.0
59.0
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
3610.05
-0.08
12735334
8317
12291
84.0
59.0
57.0
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
3610.13
-0.09
12743390
7957
12482
86.0
53.0
56.0
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
3610.22
-0.04
12752458
8756
10538
80.0
51.0
55.0
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
3610.26
-0.10
12756489
6561
11637
73.0
41.0
54.0
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
3610.36
-0.10
12766571
7777
12856
55.0
41.0
54.0
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
3610.46
-0.10
12776658
7235
12317
75.0
45.0
54.0
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
3610.56
-0.12
12786751
6504
12688
64.0
37.0
54.0
Tue, Apr 17, 2018
3610.68
-0.09
12798869
7052
11589
64.0
44.0
53.0
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
3610.77
-0.07
12807963
8792
12230
80.0
55.0
55.0
Sun, Apr 15, 2018
3610.84
-0.05
12815039
7328
9666
75.0
44.0
55.0
Sat, Apr 14, 2018
3610.89
-0.06
12820094
8705
11595
66.0
39.0
54.0
Fri, Apr 13, 2018
3610.95
-0.10
12826163
7131
12225
59.0
39.0
54.0
Thu, Apr 12, 2018
3611.05
-0.13
12836281
5338
12089
73.0
44.0
54.0
Averages of List
3610.51
-0.09
12781448.93
7221.57
11911.14
72.43
46.36
54.8

Averages for April 27th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3637.19
0.12
16107529.86
18354.62
12681.43
73.62
48.17
57.6
All-Time
3620.66
0.10
14744012.87
18099.53
12947.33
73.36
46.89
57.6

Last 10 April 27th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
3603.20
0.23
12058012
23469
10927
70.0
52.0
57.0
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
3591.79
0.08
10983327
15976
11634
64.9
50.0
57.0
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
3590.33
-0.04
10850405
8773
10391
51.0
48.0
61.0
Sun, Apr 27, 2014
3576.52
0.28
9644346
20518
7402
64.9
46.0
57.0
Sat, Apr 27, 2013
3596.74
-0.07
11441696
5192
8393
79.0
53.1
56.0
Fri, Apr 27, 2012
3635.74
0.09
15505656
16430
10278
73.9
54.0
62.0
Wed, Apr 27, 2011
3611.31
0.28
12862614
24435
15433
62.1
39.9
54.0
Tue, Apr 27, 2010
3620.09
0.15
13772771
17622
10288
81.0
50.0
57.0
Mon, Apr 27, 2009
3610.48
0.09
12778677
18566
10208
73.0
43.0
54.0
Sun, Apr 27, 2008
3593.25
0.35
11117284
24245
11145
69.1
43.0
56.0
Averages of List
3602.95
0.14
12101478.80
17522.60
10609.90
68.89
47.90
57.1


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 where elevation was 3609.88'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
29.88 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3592.00
3590.00
19.88 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
35.12 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
39.12 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
50.12 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
58.12 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
70.12 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
70.12 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
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
*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):
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All data is provisional and subject to review and modification
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