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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For September 26th, 2020
Snowpack is 109% of avg
TotalPrecip is 76.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 464.61 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 362 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 99% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3596.61 on Sep 25, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Sep 4, 2018
There are currently 3,724,320,862,864 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 103.39 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 46.99% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 6,452,802 acre feet

This is 61.01% of the September 25th average of 10,576,439 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 8,096,625 acre feet

This is 107.96% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 1,834,444 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,643,823 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 73.35% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 55.72% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 56.51% of the Sep 26th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -19.30 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 18.62 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.48 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Sep 25, 2020
3596.61
-0.16
11429506
2927
10334
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Sep 24, 2020
3596.77
-0.16
11444510
3049
10463
75.0
62.0
72.0
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
3596.93
-0.11
11459527
5567
10429
70.0
61.0
72.0
Tue, Sep 22, 2020
3597.04
-0.10
11469859
5949
10301
79.0
69.0
72.0
Mon, Sep 21, 2020
3597.14
-0.13
11479256
4423
10315
90.0
66.0
72.0
Sun, Sep 20, 2020
3597.27
-0.08
11491480
5534
8867
93.0
67.0
72.0
Sat, Sep 19, 2020
3597.35
-0.13
11499006
4364
10262
92.0
72.0
72.0
Fri, Sep 18, 2020
3597.48
-0.13
11511243
4645
10546
92.0
63.0
73.0
Thu, Sep 17, 2020
3597.61
-0.11
11523488
5307
10185
92.0
61.0
73.0
Wed, Sep 16, 2020
3597.72
-0.11
11533856
5613
10493
93.0
65.0
73.0
Tue, Sep 15, 2020
3597.83
-0.10
11544229
5738
10108
93.0
63.0
73.0
Mon, Sep 14, 2020
3597.93
-0.10
11553665
5920
10292
90.0
62.0
74.0
Sun, Sep 13, 2020
3598.03
-0.06
11563106
6520
8836
90.0
59.0
75.0
Sat, Sep 12, 2020
3598.09
-0.12
11568772
4978
10383
87.0
57.0
74.0
Averages of List
3597.41
-0.11
11505107
5038
10130
87.4
63.6
72.8

Averages for September 26th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3646.98
-0.08
17291316
9668
12948
84.3
58.0
73.1
All-Time
3633.64
-0.08
15756297
9404
12348
84.5
57.6
73.1

Last 10 September 26th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Sep 26, 2019
3615.78
19.17
13320908
5500
11975
86.0
64.0
72.0
Wed, Sep 26, 2018
3592.93
-3.68
11087835
2306
11581
86.0
60.0
75.0
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
3628.54
31.93
14689976
7202
11702
73.0
48.0
70.0
Mon, Sep 26, 2016
3610.94
14.33
12825151
12891
12050
79.0
55.0
71.0
Sat, Sep 26, 2015
3606.45
9.84
12376285
7568
11595
89.1
64.9
76.0
Fri, Sep 26, 2014
3605.38
8.77
12270885
8788
10653
93.0
68.0
77.0
Thu, Sep 26, 2013
3591.37
-5.24
10944983
11362
11123
78.1
57.9
72.0
Wed, Sep 26, 2012
3621.85
25.24
13960241
4819
7997
80.1
57.0
73.0
Mon, Sep 26, 2011
3653.44
56.83
17647716
12314
15494
88.0
71.1
74.0
Sun, Sep 26, 2010
3633.75
37.14
15277068
9297
8019
89.1
60.1
73.0
Averages of List
3616.04
-0.08
13440105
8205
11219
84.1
60.6
73.3


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Friday, September 25th, 2020 where elevation was 3596.61'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
48.61 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
40.61 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
20.61 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
16.61 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
9.61 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
3.39 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
12.39 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
48.39 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
52.39 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
63.39 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
71.39 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
83.39 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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