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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For May 23rd, 2022
Snowpack is 59% of avg
TotalPrecip is 91.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 395.73 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 235 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 64% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3527.73 on May 21, 2022
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Feb 24, 2022
There are currently 1,986,280,173,401 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 172.27 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 25.06% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 3,132,111 acre feet

This is 61.01% of the May 21st average of 5,133,579 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 4,262,066 acre feet

This is 56.83% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 1,157,182 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,129,955 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 67.33% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2022 are 151.11% of WY 2021         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 61.35% of the May 23rd avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -32.34 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 5.49 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is up 4.67 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, May 21, 2022
3527.73
0.58
6,095,662
29224
9298
73.0
54.0
67.0
Fri, May 20, 2022
3527.15
0.59
6,059,498
30090
9899
78.0
61.0
67.0
Thu, May 19, 2022
3526.56
0.51
6,022,844
27425
10001
91.0
70.0
67.0
Wed, May 18, 2022
3526.05
0.46
5,991,268
25654
9963
90.0
68.0
66.0
Tue, May 17, 2022
3525.59
0.42
5,962,875
24277
9970
92.0
66.0
66.0
Mon, May 16, 2022
3525.17
0.39
5,937,021
23172
9906
92.0
69.0
65.0
Sun, May 15, 2022
3524.78
0.43
5,913,076
23883
9317
95.0
64.0
64.0
Sat, May 14, 2022
3524.35
0.35
5,886,742
21218
9349
90.0
58.0
63.0
Fri, May 13, 2022
3524.00
0.29
5,865,361
19796
9943
80.0
52.0
62.0
Thu, May 12, 2022
3523.71
0.36
5,847,681
22022
9871
70.0
48.0
61.0
Wed, May 11, 2022
3523.35
0.10
5,825,778
13410
9878
80.0
52.0
60.0
Tue, May 10, 2022
3523.25
0.10
5,819,703
13429
9899
80.0
57.0
59.0
Mon, May 09, 2022
3523.15
0.09
5,813,632
13109
9912
76.0
54.0
58.0
Sun, May 08, 2022
3523.06
0.03
5,808,171
10536
9322
83.0
68.0
60.0
Averages of List
3524.85
0.34
5,917,808
21232
9752
83.6
60.1
63.2

Averages for May 23rd

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3637.61
0.37
16,192,839
33924
14445
82.4
56.0
64.9
All-Time
3623.89
0.42
15,079,950
34488
14390
83.1
56.2
64.9

Last 10 May 23rd's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, May 23, 2021
3559.95
32.22
8,319,256
4100
7507
74.0
47.0
64.0
Sat, May 23, 2020
3603.22
75.49
12,059,954
29552
9565
79.0
61.0
66.0
Thu, May 23, 2019
3581.27
53.54
10,048,724
34655
12222
61.0
44.0
59.0
Wed, May 23, 2018
3610.61
82.88
12,791,799
20084
13565
84.0
55.0
66.0
Tue, May 23, 2017
3614.60
86.87
13,198,904
40634
10999
84.0
59.0
64.0
Mon, May 23, 2016
3599.06
71.33
11,660,626
44722
11775
78.1
53.1
64.0
Sat, May 23, 2015
3594.06
66.33
11,192,050
29253
11222
61.0
48.0
63.0
Fri, May 23, 2014
3584.03
56.30
10,288,720
29008
8126
71.1
55.4
63.0
Thu, May 23, 2013
3597.65
69.92
11,527,258
19268
10630
88.0
66.9
65.0
Wed, May 23, 2012
3635.98
108.25
15,533,387
12725
10269
91.4
71.1
67.0
Averages of List
3598.04
0.30
11,662,068
26400
10588
77.2
56.0
64.1


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Saturday, May 21st, 2022 where elevation was 3527.73'


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
23.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Halls Crossing Launch
3556.00
3553.00
25.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
34.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
48.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
52.27 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
59.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
72.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
81.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
117.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
121.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
132.27 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
140.27 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
152.27 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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