Lake Powell, Houseboating, Glen Canyon, Striped Bass

Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For January 28th, 2023
Snowpack is 133.57% of avg
TotalPrecip is 122.17% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 391.75 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 121 of 365 for the Water Year 2023. We are 33% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3523.75 on Jan 27, 2023
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Jan 26, 2023
There are currently 1,783,468,614,734 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 176.25 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 22.5% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 1,665,864 acre feet

This is 79.86% of the January 27th average of 2,086,110 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 1,966,581 acre feet

This is 26.22% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has fallen by 330,076 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 300,717 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 59.29% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2023 are 129.16% of WY 2022         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 82.03% of the Jan 29th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -8.61 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 6.64 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -0.59 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Fri, Jan 27, 2023
3523.75
-0.08
5,473,257
5915
8346
41.4
21.7
n/a
Thu, Jan 26, 2023
3523.83
-0.08
5,477,828
5878
8310
36.5
19.6
n/a
Wed, Jan 25, 2023
3523.91
-0.07
5,482,400
6253
8375
36.5
20.7
n/a
Tue, Jan 24, 2023
3523.98
-0.07
5,486,403
6201
8324
38.5
17.4
n/a
Mon, Jan 23, 2023
3524.05
-0.12
5,490,407
4549
8232
33.1
19.9
47.0
Sun, Jan 22, 2023
3524.17
0.00
5,497,276
7931
7873
46.9
22.1
47.0
Sat, Jan 21, 2023
3524.17
-0.03
5,497,276
7140
8017
39.2
23.9
47.0
Fri, Jan 20, 2023
3524.20
-0.05
5,498,994
6771
8272
35.2
26.2
46.0
Thu, Jan 19, 2023
3524.25
0.03
5,501,858
9023
8029
35.2
26.8
46.0
Wed, Jan 18, 2023
3524.22
-0.02
5,500,139
7613
8179
42.1
31.8
46.0
Tue, Jan 17, 2023
3524.24
-0.06
5,501,285
6351
8165
42.6
35.6
45.0
Mon, Jan 16, 2023
3524.30
0.00
5,504,723
7952
7894
46.2
30.4
45.0
Sun, Jan 15, 2023
3524.30
-0.04
5,504,723
6763
7953
46.0
34.5
45.0
Sat, Jan 14, 2023
3524.34
-0.02
5,507,015
7410
7976
43.2
31.3
46.0
Averages of List
3524.12
-0.04
5,494,542
6839
8139
40.2
25.8
46.0

Averages for January 29th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3632.80
-0.11
15,675,668
7602
14384
49.5
29.0
47.3
All-Time
3619.00
-0.10
14,523,883
8092
13443
49.0
28.3
47.3

Last 10 January 29th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Jan 29, 2022
3531.93
8.18
6,361,418
4100
11013
46.0
23.0
45.0
Fri, Jan 29, 2021
3576.65
52.90
9,655,268
1381
13182
48.0
28.0
47.0
Wed, Jan 29, 2020
3605.65
81.90
12,297,425
7017
12779
51.0
31.0
47.0
Tue, Jan 29, 2019
3576.68
52.93
9,657,790
6297
13059
48.0
34.0
45.0
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
3619.44
95.69
13,703,997
5290
14351
54.0
32.0
48.0
Sun, Jan 29, 2017
3596.19
72.44
11,390,178
3029
12587
48.0
26.0
47.0
Fri, Jan 29, 2016
3596.64
72.89
11,432,318
5910
14980
51.1
32.0
48.0
Thu, Jan 29, 2015
3593.72
69.97
11,160,628
7348
14268
46.0
27.0
48.0
Wed, Jan 29, 2014
3579.00
55.25
9,854,110
1499
13924
52.0
33.1
45.0
Tue, Jan 29, 2013
3604.64
80.89
12,198,345
5910
13240
43.0
27.0
45.0
Averages of List
3588.05
-0.18
10,771,148
4778
13338
48.7
29.3
46.5


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Friday, January 27th, 2023 where elevation was 3523.75'


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
27.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Halls Crossing Launch
3556.00
3553.00
29.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
38.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
52.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
56.25 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
63.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
76.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
85.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
121.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
125.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
136.25 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
144.25 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
156.25 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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