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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For December 9th, 2023
Snowpack is 78.84% of avg
TotalPrecip is 83.36% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 438.77 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 68 of 366 for the Water Year 2024. We are 19% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3570.77 on Thursday, December 7th, 2023
Powell was last within 3" of this elevation on Dec 6, 2023
There are currently 2,794,563,441,024 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 129.23 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 35.26% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 946,455 acre feet

This is 75.62% of the December 7th average of 1,251,593 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 1,116,597 acre feet

This is 14.89% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 209,160 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 170,142 AF
The 34 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 78.74% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2024 are 93.38% of WY         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 107.29% of the December 9th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is up 43.43 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 2.78 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.12 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Dec 07, 2023
3570.77
-0.10
8,576,189
6445
10267
58.2
26.6
n/a
Wed, Dec 06, 2023
3570.87
-0.11
8,583,762
6024
10261
55.6
29.7
59.0
Tue, Dec 05, 2023
3570.98
-0.08
8,592,097
7140
10140
55.5
27.9
60.0
Mon, Dec 04, 2023
3571.06
-0.10
8,598,163
6403
10232
54.9
32.0
60.0
Sun, Dec 03, 2023
3571.16
-0.06
8,605,749
6607
8784
52.3
29.8
60.0
Sat, Dec 02, 2023
3571.22
-0.12
8,610,303
4446
9106
48.1
27.5
60.0
Fri, Dec 01, 2023
3571.34
-0.09
8,619,416
6847
10268
47.7
28.0
60.0
Thu, Nov 30, 2023
3571.43
-0.11
8,626,255
4372
8535
50.6
31.3
61.0
Wed, Nov 29, 2023
3571.54
-0.05
8,634,619
6892
8572
46.2
27.9
61.0
Tue, Nov 28, 2023
3571.59
-0.06
8,638,422
6394
8489
42.4
23.4
61.0
Mon, Nov 27, 2023
3571.65
-0.06
8,642,988
6427
8522
43.5
23.9
61.0
Sun, Nov 26, 2023
3571.71
-0.08
8,647,556
5391
8317
42.3
22.5
62.0
Sat, Nov 25, 2023
3571.79
0.00
8,653,648
8481
8089
42.6
24.1
62.0
Fri, Nov 24, 2023
3571.79
-0.10
8,653,648
4828
8586
48.1
34.9
62.0
Averages of List
3571.35
-0.08
8,620,201
6193
9155
49.1
27.8
60.7

Averages for December 7th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR vs AVERAGE CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
All-Time
3626.00
-55.23
-0.09
14,939,863
8645
12705
48.2
30.3
53.8
Since Filled
3636.17
-65.40
-0.09
16,107,787
8146
13734
47.6
29.1
53.8
Since WY 2000
3609.11
-38.34
-0.12
12,962,001
6271
12745
47.1
31
53.8

Last 10 December 7th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Dec 08, 2022
3527.27
43.50
5,676,464
7190
9201
44.4
21.6
48.0
Wed, Dec 08, 2021
3540.65
30.12
6,934,962
4022
10012
52.0
42.0
54.0
Tue, Dec 08, 2020
3586.34
-15.57
10,492,431
3673
12004
51.0
27.0
53.0
Sun, Dec 08, 2019
3610.57
-39.80
12,787,761
7426
10838
51.0
42.0
54.0
Sat, Dec 08, 2018
3585.30
-14.53
10,400,396
4301
11142
48.0
31.0
53.0
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
3624.65
-53.88
14,262,359
8073
12333
50.0
27.0
55.0
Thu, Dec 08, 2016
3604.46
-33.69
12,180,743
5155
15918
43.0
27.0
55.0
Tue, Dec 08, 2015
3604.31
-33.54
12,166,089
4836
13461
51.1
33.1
55.0
Mon, Dec 08, 2014
3600.81
-30.04
11,827,511
8046
14422
50.0
41.0
57.0
Sun, Dec 08, 2013
3587.19
-16.42
10,568,043
6761
8815
30.9
19.9
52.0
Averages of List
3587.03
-16.26
10,718,042
6135
12095
47.4
30.6
53.4


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, December 7th, 2023 where elevation was 3570.77'


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SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
NPS MIN SAFE
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Stateline Auxiliary Ramp
3502.00
3500.00
68.77 Above
70.77 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog North Ramp
3529.00
3527.00
41.77 Above
43.77 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point Business Ramp
3540.00
3538.00
30.77 Above
32.77 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap (Main Launch)
3546.00
3544.00
24.77 Above
26.77 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog Spur (Boats < 25')
3549.00
3547.00
21.77 Above
23.77 Above
Open and Usable
Halls Crossing (use at own risk)
3556.00
3554.00
14.77 Above
16.77 Above
Open and Usable
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
6.77 Above
8.77 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
7.23 Below
5.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
12.23 Below
9.23 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point Public Ramp
3588.00
3586.00
17.23 Below
15.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
31.23 Below
29.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
42.23 Below
38.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite
3650.00
3645.00
79.23 Below
74.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
82.23 Below
78.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
92.23 Below
89.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
99.23 Below
97.23 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
111.23 Below
109.23 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 Stevie Kelso and the UT Division of Wildlife Resources
  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
Using Water Year 2000 as start of prolonged drought in SW USA
or go to Lake Powell Source Data
USBR Projected Outlook
Current Snowpack Conditions for Upper Colorado Basin


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