Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For August 22nd, 2019
Snowpack is 49% of avg
TotalPrecip is 118.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 488.13 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 326 of 365 for the Water Year 2019. We are 89% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3620.13 on Aug 21, 2019
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 24, 2018
There are currently 4,489,258,721,699 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 79.87 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 56.64% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2019: 11,249,301 acre feet

This is 112.49% of the August 21st average of 10,000,381 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2019: 8,015,621 acre feet

This is 106.87% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2019, water storage has risen by 2,760,750 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 3,233,680 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 91% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2019 are 222.74% of WY 2018         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 91.88% of the Aug 22nd avg. Click for Details


Lake Powell is up 20.94 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is down 1.55 feet from the high for water year.


View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.34 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
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
Fri, Aug 09, 2019
3621.43
-0.04
13915333
13937
15321
94.0
73.0
80.0
Thu, Aug 08, 2019
3621.47
-0.06
13919606
13324
15871
96.0
73.0
80.0
Averages of List
3621.43
-0.05
13915333.67
12425.00
14196.33
95.00
72.00
80.0

Averages for August 22nd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3651.07
-0.14
17817721
8247
16193
89.7
66.2
78.9
All-Time
3637.39
-0.14
16204049
8528
15383
90.9
66.8
78.9

Last 10 August 22nd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Aug 22, 2018
3598.94
-0.25
11649238
3816
15929
0.0
0.0
79.0
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
3632.23
-0.18
15104086
5151
15249
91.0
72.0
81.0
Mon, Aug 22, 2016
3614.97
-0.22
13237080
3452
14927
86.0
70.0
78.0
Sat, Aug 22, 2015
3610.32
-0.17
12762538
3850
12311
96.1
73.0
79.0
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
3606.53
-0.11
12384190
8469
13537
82.9
64.4
78.0
Thu, Aug 22, 2013
3590.46
-0.28
10862199
545
13627
91.0
73.0
77.0
Wed, Aug 22, 2012
3624.80
-0.19
14278678
3716
14016
87.1
71.1
79.0
Mon, Aug 22, 2011
3657.31
-0.21
18142800
11730
24796
99.0
75.0
80.0
Sun, Aug 22, 2010
3635.61
-0.08
15490650
9260
12355
91.0
70.0
80.0
Sat, Aug 22, 2009
3638.53
-0.13
15830181
7783
12656
95.0
66.9
76.0
Averages of List
3620.97
-0.18
13974164.00
5777.20
14940.30
81.91
63.54
78.7


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 where elevation was 3620.13'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
72.13 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
64.13 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
44.13 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
40.13 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
33.13 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
20.13 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
11.13 Above
Open and Usable
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
24.87 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
28.87 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
39.87 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
47.87 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
59.87 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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