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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For May 30th, 2024
Snowpack is 101.65% of avg
TotalPrecip is 96.26% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 435.63 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 242 of 366 for the Water Year 2024. We are 66% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3567.63 on Wednesday, May 29th, 2024
Powell was last within 3" of this elevation on Jan 9, 2024
There are currently 2,717,839,766,957 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 132.37 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 34.29% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 4,371,810 acre feet

This is 75.95% of the May 29th average of 5,756,263 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 4,730,414 acre feet

This is 63.07% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 444,616 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 358,604 AF
The 34 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 80.13% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2024 are 61.16% of WY         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 70.99% of the May 30th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is up 8.89 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 9.42 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is up 5.37 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, May 29, 2024
3567.63
0.53
8,340,733
32006
10299
85.9
65.7
n/a
Tue, May 28, 2024
3567.10
0.53
8,301,425
31842
10203
86.7
64.2
n/a
Mon, May 27, 2024
3566.57
0.58
8,262,240
32339
8765
83.3
62.1
n/a
Sun, May 26, 2024
3565.99
0.57
8,219,497
31911
8815
79.6
58.4
n/a
Sat, May 25, 2024
3565.42
0.62
8,177,630
34022
9012
75.5
60.4
n/a
Fri, May 24, 2024
3564.80
0.52
8,132,246
31296
10344
80.0
58.3
n/a
Thu, May 23, 2024
3564.28
0.54
8,094,309
31942
10264
79.3
60.2
n/a
Wed, May 22, 2024
3563.74
0.62
8,055,038
34875
10115
76.4
53.5
n/a
Tue, May 21, 2024
3563.12
0.26
8,010,105
20543
10018
70.5
55.6
n/a
Mon, May 20, 2024
3562.86
0.12
7,991,311
15139
10131
77.0
60.2
n/a
Sun, May 19, 2024
3562.74
0.19
7,982,648
16253
8501
81.8
62.2
n/a
Sat, May 18, 2024
3562.55
0.16
7,968,946
15216
8651
81.9
65.3
n/a
Fri, May 17, 2024
3562.39
0.07
7,957,422
12758
9725
84.3
64.0
n/a
Thu, May 16, 2024
3562.32
0.06
7,952,384
12795
10156
78.0
58.0
n/a
Averages of List
3564.39
0.38
8,103,281
25210
9643
80
60.6
n/a

Averages for May 29th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR vs AVERAGE CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
All-Time
3622.98
-55.35
0.46
14,968,544
38053
13914
86.4
59.1
66.7
Since Filled
3636.02
-68.39
0.44
16,077,555
38624
13971
86.9
59.4
66.9
Since WY 2000
3605.07
-37.44
0.46
12,475,313
33888
10790
86.2
61.2
66.5

Last 10 May 29th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, May 29, 2023
3558.74
8.89
7,697,763
63993
17894
85.1
62.1
72.0
Sun, May 29, 2022
3531.12
36.51
6,309,634
15249
9106
80.0
62.0
65.0
Sat, May 29, 2021
3560.16
7.47
8,335,218
14019
7493
92.0
64.0
67.0
Fri, May 29, 2020
3604.71
-37.08
12,205,194
19373
10397
101.0
71.0
66.0
Wed, May 29, 2019
3583.82
-16.19
10,270,329
31504
12074
74.0
51.0
61.0
Tue, May 29, 2018
3611.32
-43.69
12,863,628
23321
12365
86.0
62.0
69.0
Mon, May 29, 2017
3617.89
-50.26
13,540,898
45659
9262
89.0
61.0
68.0
Sun, May 29, 2016
3602.98
-35.35
12,036,669
37763
9902
88.0
64.0
67.0
Fri, May 29, 2015
3596.45
-28.82
11,414,514
30618
11849
84.0
66.0
66.0
Thu, May 29, 2014
3587.69
-20.06
10,612,684
40538
8066
84.2
71.1
69.0
Averages of List
3585.98
-18.35
10,570,895
34106
10711
86.9
62.8
67.7


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, May 29th, 2024 where elevation was 3567.63'


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SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
NPS MIN SAFE
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Stateline Auxiliary Ramp
3502.00
3500.00
65.63 Above
67.63 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog North Ramp
3529.00
3527.00
38.63 Above
40.63 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point Business Ramp
3540.00
3538.00
27.63 Above
29.63 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap (Main Launch)
3546.00
3544.00
21.63 Above
23.63 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog Spur (Boats < 25')
3549.00
3547.00
18.63 Above
20.63 Above
Open and Usable
Halls Crossing (use at own risk)
3556.00
3554.00
11.63 Above
13.63 Above
Open and Usable
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
3.63 Above
5.63 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
10.37 Below
8.37 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
15.37 Below
12.37 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point Public Ramp
3588.00
3586.00
20.37 Below
18.37 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
34.37 Below
32.37 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
45.37 Below
41.37 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite
3650.00
3645.00
82.37 Below
77.37 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
85.37 Below
81.37 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
95.37 Below
92.37 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
102.37 Below
100.37 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
114.37 Below
112.37 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 Stevie Kelso and the UT Division of Wildlife Resources
  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
Using Water Year 2000 as start of prolonged drought in SW USA
or go to Lake Powell Source Data
USBR Projected Outlook
Current Snowpack Conditions for Upper Colorado Basin


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