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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For December 2nd, 2022
Snowpack is 99% of avg
TotalPrecip is 85.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 395.89 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 64 of 365 for the Water Year 2023. We are 18% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3527.89 on Dec 1, 2022
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Nov 30, 2022
There are currently 1,861,494,065,260 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 172.11 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 23.49% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 938,122 acre feet

This is 80.65% of the December 1st average of 1,163,162 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 995,886 acre feet

This is 13.28% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has fallen by 1,540,136 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 57,764 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 60.14% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2023 are 124.08% of WY 2022         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 79.75% of the Dec 3rd avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -13.87 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 2.50 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.11 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Dec 01, 2022
3527.89
-0.13
5,712,708
4698
8632
49.3
23.5
50.0
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
3528.02
-0.11
5,720,325
5450
8686
39.4
17.6
51.0
Tue, Nov 29, 2022
3528.13
-0.04
5,726,775
7693
8695
42.4
30.0
51.0
Mon, Nov 28, 2022
3528.17
-0.06
5,729,122
6738
8380
55.4
23.9
52.0
Sun, Nov 27, 2022
3528.23
-0.08
5,732,642
5495
7777
51.1
27.5
52.0
Sat, Nov 26, 2022
3528.31
-0.09
5,737,339
5228
7831
53.4
29.5
53.0
Fri, Nov 25, 2022
3528.40
-0.10
5,742,625
5497
8420
45.5
25.2
53.0
Thu, Nov 24, 2022
3528.50
-0.10
5,748,502
4918
7844
46.8
24.6
53.0
Wed, Nov 23, 2022
3528.60
-0.09
5,754,382
5852
8459
49.3
27.3
53.0
Tue, Nov 22, 2022
3528.69
-0.09
5,759,678
5806
8414
46.0
25.5
54.0
Mon, Nov 21, 2022
3528.78
-0.07
5,764,977
6494
8462
47.3
25.3
54.0
Sun, Nov 20, 2022
3528.85
-0.07
5,769,100
5966
7935
44.6
22.5
54.0
Sat, Nov 19, 2022
3528.92
-0.08
5,773,225
5719
8010
40.3
20.1
54.0
Fri, Nov 18, 2022
3529.00
-0.04
5,777,941
7489
8496
40.5
27.1
55.0
Averages of List
3528.46
-0.08
5,746,382
5932
8289
46.5
25.0
52.8

Averages for December 3rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3639.39
-0.10
16,427,779
8663
13544
51.1
30.4
55.2
All-Time
3628.15
-0.08
15,146,558
8879
12461
50.8
30.4
55.2

Last 10 December 3rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Dec 03, 2021
3541.37
13.48
6,983,669
3953
9971
57.0
35.0
54.0
Thu, Dec 03, 2020
3587.18
59.29
10,567,151
2232
12059
46.0
25.0
54.0
Tue, Dec 03, 2019
3611.02
83.13
12,833,245
9782
12651
47.0
32.0
55.0
Mon, Dec 03, 2018
3586.12
58.23
10,472,918
7202
12625
41.0
27.0
54.0
Sun, Dec 03, 2017
3625.07
97.18
14,308,087
8520
11009
69.0
39.0
57.0
Sat, Dec 03, 2016
3605.38
77.49
12,270,885
5665
12199
44.0
28.0
57.0
Thu, Dec 03, 2015
3605.07
77.18
12,240,462
7872
14929
46.0
27.0
56.0
Wed, Dec 03, 2014
3601.47
73.58
11,890,863
8395
14271
53.6
45.0
57.0
Tue, Dec 03, 2013
3587.57
59.68
10,601,959
4747
10212
55.0
33.1
53.0
Mon, Dec 03, 2012
3614.63
86.74
13,201,996
6185
11914
62.1
48.0
56.0
Averages of List
3596.49
-0.09
11,537,124
6455
12184
52.1
33.9
55.3


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, December 1st, 2022 where elevation was 3527.89'


NPS UPDATE ON RAMPS


SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Wahweap
3553.00
3551.00
23.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Halls Crossing Launch
3556.00
3553.00
25.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
34.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
48.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
52.11 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
59.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
72.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
81.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
117.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
121.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
132.11 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
140.11 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
152.11 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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