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Lake Powell

Lake Powell

For March 29th, 2020
Snowpack is 106% of avg
TotalPrecip is 90.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 468.98 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 181 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 49% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3600.98 on Mar 26, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Mar 24, 2020
There are currently 3,859,321,435,750 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 99.02 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 48.7% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 2,561,920 acre feet

This is 79.06% of the March 26th average of 3,240,508 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 3,992,536 acre feet

This is 53.23% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 1,420,143 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,430,616 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 78.64% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 114.4% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 72.56% of the Mar 29th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 31.08 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 14.25 feet from the high.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -0.68 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
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
Sun, Mar 15, 2020
3601.58
-0.02
11901444
9162
9974
65.0
44.0
52.0
Sat, Mar 14, 2020
3601.60
-0.06
11903369
8591
11499
63.0
48.0
52.0
Fri, Mar 13, 2020
3601.66
-0.02
11909144
11156
11968
58.0
45.0
52.0
Averages of List
3601.30
-0.05
11874535
9016
11396
46.2
33.1
52.2

Averages for March 29th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3633.78
-0.03
15730740
11564
13135
64.5
40.7
52.6
All-Time
3619.05
-0.04
14519450
11210
12566
64.4
40.3
52.6

Last 10 March 29th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Mar 29, 2019
3569.49
-0.10
9065923
9242
13446
63.0
46.0
49.0
Thu, Mar 29, 2018
3612.52
-0.11
12985632
7608
13462
72.0
48.0
51.0
Wed, Mar 29, 2017
3595.57
0.18
11332279
21442
12082
70.0
44.0
53.0
Tue, Mar 29, 2016
3592.35
-0.02
11034585
10943
11720
53.1
39.0
52.0
Sun, Mar 29, 2015
3591.09
0.05
10919468
12526
9828
81.0
52.0
59.0
Sat, Mar 29, 2014
3574.85
-0.05
9504772
6005
8078
68.0
42.1
51.0
Fri, Mar 29, 2013
3599.09
-0.11
11663474
4795
10252
75.9
51.1
52.0
Thu, Mar 29, 2012
3635.25
0.03
15449148
12674
10491
72.0
48.9
53.0
Tue, Mar 29, 2011
3611.06
-0.13
12837294
10674
18360
57.0
39.0
n/a
Mon, Mar 29, 2010
3619.54
-0.07
13714563
7455
10259
70.0
42.1
53.0
Averages of List
3600.08
-0.03
11850714
10336
11798
68.2
45.2
52.6


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, March 26th, 2020 where elevation was 3600.98'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
52.98 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
44.98 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
24.98 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
20.98 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
13.98 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
0.98 Above
Looking bad, not likely. Go very slow!
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
8.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
44.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
48.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
59.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
67.02 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
79.02 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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