Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass





Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For March 31st, 2020
Snowpack is 107% of avg
TotalPrecip is 90.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 468.8 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 183 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 50% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3600.80 on Mar 29, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 13, 2018
There are currently 3,853,699,195,194 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 99.2 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 48.62% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 2,610,102 acre feet

This is 78.94% of the March 29th average of 3,306,486 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 4,057,951 acre feet

This is 54.11% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 1,437,397 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,447,849 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 78.61% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 114.14% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 75.92% of the Mar 31st avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 31.31 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 14.43 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -0.70 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
3600.80
-0.07
11826553
6549
9966
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
3600.87
-0.03
11833261
9959
11290
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
3600.90
-0.08
11836137
7783
11724
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
3600.98
-0.08
11843807
7834
11777
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Mar 25, 2020
3601.06
-0.03
11851481
10468
11800
0.0
0.0
53.0
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
3601.09
-0.03
11854360
10267
11600
0.0
0.0
52.0
Mon, Mar 23, 2020
3601.12
-0.05
11857239
9350
11729
0.0
0.0
52.0
Sun, Mar 22, 2020
3601.17
0.00
11862039
10063
9828
60.0
40.0
52.0
Sat, Mar 21, 2020
3601.17
-0.05
11862039
8790
11168
59.0
40.0
52.0
Fri, Mar 20, 2020
3601.22
-0.07
11866839
8384
11810
54.0
36.0
52.0
Thu, Mar 19, 2020
3601.29
-0.09
11873563
7542
12015
51.0
42.0
52.0
Wed, Mar 18, 2020
3601.38
0.00
11882211
9873
9637
58.0
43.0
52.0
Tue, Mar 17, 2020
3601.38
-0.12
11882211
7183
13229
68.0
50.0
53.0
Mon, Mar 16, 2020
3601.50
-0.08
11893748
7555
11510
65.0
42.0
53.0
Averages of List
3601.14
-0.06
11858963
8686
11363
41.5
29.3
52.3

Averages for March 31st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3633.73
-0.03
15724292
11557
13280
66.8
41.0
53.1
All-Time
3618.98
-0.03
14515134
11361
12332
67.3
41.1
53.1

Last 10 March 31st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, Mar 31, 2019
3569.28
-0.11
9049012
7182
11820
62.0
41.0
50.0
Sat, Mar 31, 2018
3612.23
-0.12
12956078
6266
12667
79.0
50.0
52.0
Fri, Mar 31, 2017
3595.91
0.15
11364007
20156
12304
50.0
37.0
53.0
Thu, Mar 31, 2016
3592.18
-0.03
11019009
10520
11796
61.0
37.9
53.0
Tue, Mar 31, 2015
3591.02
-0.04
10913095
9315
11079
82.0
53.0
60.0
Mon, Mar 31, 2014
3574.76
0.01
9497289
8809
8164
64.0
37.9
51.0
Sun, Mar 31, 2013
3598.96
-0.07
11651135
5377
8763
75.9
51.1
54.0
Sat, Mar 31, 2012
3635.33
0.04
15458364
12057
9246
82.0
52.0
53.0
Thu, Mar 31, 2011
3610.73
-0.17
12803921
10469
18375
79.0
55.0
51.0
Wed, Mar 31, 2010
3619.41
-0.08
13700829
6906
10324
64.9
46.0
53.0
Averages of List
3599.98
-0.04
11841274
9706
11454
70.0
46.1
53.0


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Sunday, March 29th, 2020 where elevation was 3600.80'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
52.8 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
44.8 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
24.8 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
20.8 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
13.8 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
0.8 Above
Looking bad, not likely. Go very slow!
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
8.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
44.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
48.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
59.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
67.2 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
79.2 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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USBR Projected Outlook
Current Snowpack Conditions for Upper Colorado Basin


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