Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For August 24th, 2019
Snowpack is 53% of avg
TotalPrecip is 117.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 487.77 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 328 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 90% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3619.77 on Aug 23, 2019
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Jul 14, 2019
There are currently 4,476,835,310,117 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 80.23 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 56.49% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 11,274,884 acre feet

This is 112.36% of the August 23rd average of 10,034,998 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 8,078,684 acre feet

This is 107.72% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 2,722,624 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 3,196,200 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 90.69% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2019 are 222.43% of WY 2018         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 94.08% of the Aug 24th avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 21.05 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is down 1.91 feet from the high for water year.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.62 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Aug 23, 2019
3619.77
-0.20
13738885
5225
15822
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Aug 22, 2019
3619.97
-0.16
13760057
7673
15972
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
3620.13
-0.17
13777011
7007
15891
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Aug 20, 2019
3620.30
-0.17
13795041
7199
16091
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
3620.47
-0.13
13813089
9234
15819
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Aug 18, 2019
3620.60
-0.08
13826902
7919
11612
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Aug 17, 2019
3620.68
-0.08
13835407
7884
11580
n/a
n/a
n/a
Fri, Aug 16, 2019
3620.76
-0.15
13843916
8569
16323
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Aug 15, 2019
3620.91
-0.13
13859881
9388
15989
n/a
n/a
n/a
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
3621.04
-0.10
13873729
11021
15884
n/a
n/a
n/a
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
3621.14
-0.14
13884388
7471
14661
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mon, Aug 12, 2019
3621.28
-0.08
13899321
12027
15734
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sun, Aug 11, 2019
3621.36
-0.03
13907859
10729
11531
n/a
n/a
n/a
Sat, Aug 10, 2019
3621.39
-0.04
13911062
10014
11397
95.0
70.0
80.0
Averages of List
3620.70
-0.12
13837611
8669
14593
95.0
70.0
80.0

Averages for August 24th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3650.78
-0.14
17781946
8826
16341
90.5
66.0
79.0
All-Time
3637.11
-0.14
16171282
8849
15566
91.8
66.2
79.0

Last 10 August 24th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Aug 24, 2018
3598.48
-0.24
11605648
4318
15888
0.0
0.0
78.0
Thu, Aug 24, 2017
3631.90
-0.15
15066716
7021
15251
93.0
73.0
80.0
Wed, Aug 24, 2016
3614.63
-0.19
13201996
5393
15163
89.0
64.0
77.0
Mon, Aug 24, 2015
3610.07
-0.16
12737347
5539
13441
98.1
73.0
81.0
Sun, Aug 24, 2014
3606.29
-0.14
12360486
5105
11780
91.0
66.9
76.0
Sat, Aug 24, 2013
3590.11
-0.09
10830466
8497
12175
89.1
70.0
77.0
Fri, Aug 24, 2012
3624.58
-0.07
14254748
10184
13363
91.0
69.1
n/a
Wed, Aug 24, 2011
3656.85
-0.22
18083450
11969
24776
n/a
n/a
81.0
Tue, Aug 24, 2010
3635.43
-0.15
15469889
9890
13437
93.0
66.9
80.0
Mon, Aug 24, 2009
3638.33
-0.09
15806760
7654
13229
89.1
63.0
76.0
Averages of List
3620.67
-0.15
13941751
7557
14850
81.5
60.7
78.4


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Friday, August 23rd, 2019 where elevation was 3619.77'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
71.77 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
63.77 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
43.77 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
39.77 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
32.77 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
19.77 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
10.77 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
25.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
29.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
40.23 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
48.23 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
60.23 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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