Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For January 27th, 2021
Snowpack is 73% of avg
TotalPrecip is 64.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 445.29 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 119 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 33% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3577.29 on Jan 26, 2021
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on May 13, 2019
There are currently 3,163,742,356,984 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 122.71 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 39.92% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 925,642 acre feet

This is 44.27% of the January 26th average of 2,090,720 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 2,641,992 acre feet

This is 35.23% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 1,647,381 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,716,350 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 70.17% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2021 are 54.11% of WY 2020         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 84.82% of the Jan 27th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -28.64 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 18.54 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -2.46 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Tue, Jan 26, 2021
3577.29
-0.20
9709156
4172
13256
38.0
25.0
46.0
Mon, Jan 25, 2021
3577.49
-0.22
9726036
3497
13513
44.0
29.0
46.0
Sun, Jan 24, 2021
3577.71
-0.15
9744627
4208
11011
43.0
33.0
46.0
Sat, Jan 23, 2021
3577.86
-0.15
9757317
4656
11464
50.0
35.0
46.0
Fri, Jan 22, 2021
3578.01
-0.18
9770017
4933
13132
50.0
37.0
46.0
Thu, Jan 21, 2021
3578.19
-0.20
9785271
3821
12953
51.0
30.0
47.0
Wed, Jan 20, 2021
3578.39
-0.20
9802239
1160
13079
49.0
35.0
47.0
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
3578.59
-0.25
9819226
1702
13172
45.0
36.0
47.0
Mon, Jan 18, 2021
3578.84
-0.17
9840487
5512
13286
54.0
32.0
48.0
Sun, Jan 17, 2021
3579.01
-0.13
9854962
4806
10730
53.0
28.0
48.0
Sat, Jan 16, 2021
3579.14
-0.17
9866040
3805
11593
56.0
30.0
48.0
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
3579.31
-0.24
9880540
2130
13180
50.0
28.0
48.0
Thu, Jan 14, 2021
3579.55
-0.20
9901034
3417
12619
50.0
26.0
48.0
Wed, Jan 13, 2021
3579.75
-0.21
9918133
3701
13381
43.0
23.0
47.0
Averages of List
3578.51
-0.19
9812506
3680
12598
48.3
30.5
47.0

Averages for January 27th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3636.96
-0.11
16085106
8091
14701
48.5
29.9
47.4
All-Time
3621.44
-0.08
14772956
8440
13565
49.4
29.8
47.4

Last 10 January 27th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
3605.85
28.56
12317108
8483
12642
56.0
34.0
47.0
Sun, Jan 27, 2019
3576.99
-0.30
9683871
4417
10733
49.0
32.0
46.0
Sat, Jan 27, 2018
3619.70
42.41
13731480
12932
12932
46.0
26.0
49.0
Fri, Jan 27, 2017
3596.42
19.13
11411704
5374
14944
39.0
28.0
48.0
Wed, Jan 27, 2016
3596.98
19.69
11464223
7442
14480
46.0
28.0
48.0
Tue, Jan 27, 2015
3594.00
16.71
11186501
6372
14311
47.0
27.0
49.0
Mon, Jan 27, 2014
3579.47
2.18
9894200
5982
13318
53.1
30.0
45.0
Sun, Jan 27, 2013
3604.91
27.62
12224779
5040
12381
52.0
37.9
45.0
Fri, Jan 27, 2012
3637.20
59.91
15674890
11578
13314
53.1
35.1
49.0
Thu, Jan 27, 2011
3621.34
44.05
13905724
6830
17234
50.0
28.9
47.0
Averages of List
3603.29
-0.14
12149448
7445
13629
49.1
30.7
47.3


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 where elevation was 3577.29'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
29.29 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
21.29 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
1.29 Above
Maybe, if you're lucky. Go slow and be watchful
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
2.71 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
9.71 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
22.71 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
31.71 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
67.71 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
71.71 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
82.71 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
90.71 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
102.71 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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