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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For March 18th, 2019
Snowpack is 138% of avg
TotalPrecip is 119.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 438.75 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 170 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 47% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3570.75 on Mar 17, 2019
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 16, 2004
There are currently 2,987,351,809,735 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 129.25 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 37.69% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 2,083,579 acre feet

This is 68.65% of the March 17th average of 3,035,202 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 3,991,322 acre feet

This is 48.5% of the minimum required of 8,230,000 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has fallen by 1,848,427 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,907,743 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 65.57% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2019 are 85.04% of WY 2018         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 89.91% of the Mar 19th avg. Click for Details


Powell is down -43.19 feet from one year ago


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Powell is down -0.71 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, Mar 17, 2019
3570.75
-0.06
9167834
9369
11835
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Mar 16, 2019
3570.81
-0.02
9172706
11693
12392
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Mar 15, 2019
3570.83
0.03
9174331
14940
13427
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Mar 14, 2019
3570.80
0.04
9171894
15057
13102
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Mar 13, 2019
3570.76
-0.16
9168646
6341
13232
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
3570.92
-0.12
9181643
8075
13201
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Mar 11, 2019
3571.04
-0.08
9191399
9876
13233
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Mar 10, 2019
3571.12
-0.01
9197907
11231
11487
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Mar 09, 2019
3571.13
0.00
9198720
12785
12598
0.0
0.0
47.0
Fri, Mar 08, 2019
3571.13
-0.17
9198720
5872
13222
0.0
0.0
47.0
Thu, Mar 07, 2019
3571.30
-0.06
9212560
10671
13146
0.0
0.0
47.0
Wed, Mar 06, 2019
3571.36
-0.05
9217449
11296
13327
0.0
0.0
48.0
Tue, Mar 05, 2019
3571.41
-0.05
9221523
11107
13139
0.0
0.0
47.0
Mon, Mar 04, 2019
3571.46
-0.08
9225599
9754
13119
0.0
0.0
47.0
Averages of List
3571.30
-0.07
9212428.50
10247.50
13091.83
0.00
0.00
47.1

Averages for March 19th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3635.70
-0.02
15932268.29
10797.11
12279.55
63.51
40.25
51.9
All-Time
3620.13
-0.00
14633705.45
10731.57
11037.02
63.55
39.08
51.9

Last 10 March 19th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, Mar 19, 2018
3613.74
-0.11
13110447
7370
13261
53.0
35.0
50.0
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
3594.12
0.12
11197601
16424
10156
81.0
53.0
57.0
Sat, Mar 19, 2016
3593.23
-0.08
11115442
6721
10512
71.1
45.0
52.0
Thu, Mar 19, 2015
3591.45
-0.14
10952280
4423
11160
68.0
54.0
55.0
Wed, Mar 19, 2014
3575.25
-0.05
9538080
6312
8389
57.0
34.0
50.0
Tue, Mar 19, 2013
3599.97
-0.04
11747214
8323
10167
63.0
48.9
52.0
Mon, Mar 19, 2012
3634.99
0.00
15419223
9900
9599
46.9
34.0
50.0
Sat, Mar 19, 2011
3612.44
-0.09
12977475
11706
18185
66.9
51.1
51.0
Fri, Mar 19, 2010
3619.88
-0.06
13750527
8706
9928
57.0
41.0
51.0
Thu, Mar 19, 2009
3611.07
-0.07
12838306
6293
10497
73.9
46.0
55.0
Averages of List
3604.61
-0.05
12264659.50
8617.80
11185.40
63.78
44.20
52.3


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Sunday, March 17th, 2019 where elevation was 3570.75'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
22.75 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
14.75 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog Launch
3570.00
3568.00
2.75 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
9.25 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
16.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
74.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
78.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
89.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
97.25 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Gunsite Pass Cut-Off
3685.00
3680.00
109.25 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
109.25 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 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
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