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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For May 22nd, 2024
Snowpack is 106.07% of avg
TotalPrecip is 96.94% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 431.12 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 234 of 366 for the Water Year 2024. We are 64% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3563.12 on Tuesday, May 21st, 2024
Powell was last within 3" of this elevation on Feb 20, 2024
There are currently 2,610,104,160,690 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 136.88 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 32.93% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 3,855,638 acre feet

This is 74.72% of the May 21st average of 5,160,002 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 4,576,063 acre feet

This is 61.01% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 775,244 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 720,425 AF
The 34 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 80.2% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2024 are 63.72% of WY         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 71.80% of the May 22nd avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is up 15.77 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 4.91 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is up 1.82 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
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
Wed, May 15, 2024
3562.26
0.10
7,948,068
14363
10160
77.7
61.4
n/a
Tue, May 14, 2024
3562.16
0.10
7,940,880
14428
10228
79.3
64.5
n/a
Mon, May 13, 2024
3562.06
0.12
7,933,697
15043
10066
81.5
60.5
n/a
Sun, May 12, 2024
3561.94
0.13
7,925,086
13874
8511
76.7
52.0
n/a
Sat, May 11, 2024
3561.81
0.17
7,915,765
15879
8960
67.2
53.4
n/a
Fri, May 10, 2024
3561.64
0.13
7,903,586
15485
10131
66.0
49.8
n/a
Thu, May 09, 2024
3561.51
0.12
7,894,281
15112
10151
63.2
52.5
n/a
Wed, May 08, 2024
3561.39
0.09
7,885,698
13871
10082
58.1
42.7
n/a
Averages of List
3562.20
0.13
7,943,563
15054
9677
74.5
57.3
n/a

Averages for May 21st

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR vs AVERAGE CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
All-Time
3619.29
-56.17
0.37
14,604,530
32403
13760
83.2
56.2
65.2
Since Filled
3632.66
-69.54
0.37
15,705,869
33652
14261
82.1
55.1
64.7
Since WY 2000
3601.40
-38.28
0.38
12,136,261
28609
11449
80.8
57.3
65.1

Last 10 May 21st's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, May 21, 2023
3547.35
15.77
6,922,402
71071
17655
78.4
59.4
70.0
Sat, May 21, 2022
3527.73
35.39
6,095,662
29224
9298
73.0
54.0
65.0
Fri, May 21, 2021
3560.07
3.05
8,328,375
3604
10327
76.0
54.0
66.0
Thu, May 21, 2020
3602.61
-39.49
12,000,830
24057
10448
78.0
51.0
65.0
Tue, May 21, 2019
3580.24
-17.12
9,960,109
36304
12139
65.0
46.0
61.0
Mon, May 21, 2018
3610.47
-47.35
12,777,667
19499
12436
84.0
59.0
66.0
Sun, May 21, 2017
3613.53
-50.41
13,088,907
46438
9175
82.0
53.0
62.0
Sat, May 21, 2016
3597.78
-34.66
11,539,513
40640
10983
80.1
62.1
63.0
Thu, May 21, 2015
3593.28
-30.16
11,120,048
26746
11793
80.0
54.0
63.0
Wed, May 21, 2014
3583.36
-20.24
10,230,119
17617
8203
82.0
54.0
62.0
Averages of List
3582.13
-19.01
10,245,956
32627
11007
77.7
53.9
64


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Tuesday, May 21st, 2024 where elevation was 3563.12'


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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
61.12 Above
63.12 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog North Ramp
3529.00
3527.00
34.12 Above
36.12 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point Business Ramp
3540.00
3538.00
23.12 Above
25.12 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap (Main Launch)
3546.00
3544.00
17.12 Above
19.12 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog Spur (Boats < 25')
3549.00
3547.00
14.12 Above
16.12 Above
Open and Usable
Halls Crossing (use at own risk)
3556.00
3554.00
7.12 Above
9.12 Above
Open and Usable
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
0.88 Below
1.12 Above
Maybe, if you're lucky. Go slow and be watchful
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
14.88 Below
12.88 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
19.88 Below
16.88 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point Public Ramp
3588.00
3586.00
24.88 Below
22.88 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
38.88 Below
36.88 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
49.88 Below
45.88 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite
3650.00
3645.00
86.88 Below
81.88 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
89.88 Below
85.88 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
99.88 Below
96.88 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
106.88 Below
104.88 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
118.88 Below
116.88 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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