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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For February 26th, 2020
Snowpack is 107% of avg
TotalPrecip is 89.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 471.07 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 150 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 41% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3603.07 on Feb 25, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 4, 2018
There are currently 3,925,009,825,322 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 96.93 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 49.52% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 2,087,729 acre feet

This is 79.26% of the February 25th average of 2,634,126 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 3,313,996 acre feet

This is 44.19% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 1,218,553 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,226,267 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 78.69% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 122.01% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 94.17% of the Feb 27th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 30.64 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 12.16 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.28 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Tue, Feb 25, 2020
3603.07
-0.19
12045397
2385
12277
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Feb 24, 2020
3603.26
-0.07
12063838
8798
12350
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Feb 23, 2020
3603.33
0.20
12070636
5604
5454
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Feb 22, 2020
3603.13
-0.31
12050830
-5319
11136
0.0
0.0
47.0
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
3603.44
-0.12
12081325
6276
12479
0.0
0.0
47.0
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
3603.56
-0.14
12092993
5204
12471
0.0
0.0
47.0
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
3603.70
-0.07
12106615
8926
12486
0.0
0.0
46.0
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
3603.77
-0.20
12113430
1674
12133
0.0
0.0
46.0
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
3603.97
0.01
12132915
12583
11902
0.0
0.0
46.0
Sun, Feb 16, 2020
3603.96
-0.06
12131940
7439
10474
0.0
0.0
46.0
Sat, Feb 15, 2020
3604.02
-0.06
12137790
8282
11317
0.0
0.0
46.0
Fri, Feb 14, 2020
3604.08
-0.14
12143641
5544
12832
0.0
0.0
46.0
Thu, Feb 13, 2020
3604.22
-0.13
12157302
5202
11963
0.0
0.0
46.0
Wed, Feb 12, 2020
3604.35
-0.07
12169995
8405
11978
0.0
0.0
46.0
Averages of List
3603.70
-0.10
12107046
5786
11518
0.0
0.0
46.3

Averages for February 27th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3634.96
-0.07
15859229
8903
13116
56.2
34.8
47.9
All-Time
3619.76
-0.04
14589229
9349
11826
56.5
34.6
47.9

Last 10 February 27th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Feb 27, 2019
3572.10
-0.19
9277878
4740
13090
60.0
36.0
45.0
Tue, Feb 27, 2018
3616.12
-0.17
13356198
3794
13244
57.0
30.0
47.0
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
3594.28
0.03
11212412
12392
10734
54.0
37.0
49.0
Sat, Feb 27, 2016
3594.46
-0.07
11229089
8536
11930
64.9
39.9
50.0
Fri, Feb 27, 2015
3592.26
-0.07
11026337
8020
11370
44.0
37.0
49.0
Thu, Feb 27, 2014
3575.65
-0.08
9571466
7585
11101
55.9
44.1
48.0
Wed, Feb 27, 2013
3601.59
-0.13
11902407
4308
10968
46.0
25.0
43.0
Mon, Feb 27, 2012
3635.38
-0.08
15464126
6641
11473
57.9
30.9
49.0
Sun, Feb 27, 2011
3615.10
-0.19
13250511
7419
15630
46.0
33.1
45.0
Sat, Feb 27, 2010
3620.23
-0.08
13787615
6371
10555
48.9
35.1
50.0
Averages of List
3601.72
-0.10
12007804
6981
12010
53.5
34.8
47.5


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 where elevation was 3603.07'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
55.07 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
47.07 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
27.07 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
23.07 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
16.07 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
3.07 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
5.93 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
41.93 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
45.93 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
56.93 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
64.93 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
76.93 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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