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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For May 13th, 2021
Snowpack is 57% of avg
TotalPrecip is 72.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 428.98 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 225 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 62% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3560.98 on May 12, 2021
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on May 11, 2021
There are currently 2,736,418,512,033 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 139.02 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 34.53% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 1,956,352 acre feet

This is 42.04% of the May 12th average of 4,653,166 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 5,051,205 acre feet

This is 67.35% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 2,958,788 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 3,094,853 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 70.89% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2021 are 55.07% of WY 2020         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 18.27% of the May 13th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -39.96 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 34.85 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.54 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, May 12, 2021
3560.98
-0.07
8397749
8425
11020
83.0
53.0
62.0
Tue, May 11, 2021
3561.05
-0.08
8403102
8509
11522
78.0
52.0
62.0
Mon, May 10, 2021
3561.13
-0.14
8409223
5547
11063
80.0
55.0
62.0
Sun, May 09, 2021
3561.27
-0.10
8419941
4777
8628
79.0
53.0
61.0
Sat, May 08, 2021
3561.37
-0.06
8427603
7358
9542
83.0
63.0
61.0
Fri, May 07, 2021
3561.43
-0.09
8432203
8239
11677
89.0
62.0
61.0
Thu, May 06, 2021
3561.52
-0.15
8439106
5425
11373
91.0
59.0
61.0
Wed, May 05, 2021
3561.67
-0.12
8450619
7112
11809
87.0
59.0
60.0
Tue, May 04, 2021
3561.79
-0.16
8459837
5343
11720
82.0
54.0
60.0
Mon, May 03, 2021
3561.95
-0.17
8472139
4353
11155
75.0
57.0
59.0
Sun, May 02, 2021
3562.12
-0.14
8485223
2671
8221
81.0
57.0
59.0
Sat, May 01, 2021
3562.26
-0.11
8496009
4547
8842
88.0
61.0
59.0
Fri, Apr 30, 2021
3562.37
-0.15
8504490
4590
10607
86.0
57.0
59.0
Thu, Apr 29, 2021
3562.52
-0.15
8516065
4609
10632
81.0
54.0
58.0
Averages of List
3561.67
-0.12
8450951
5822
10558
83.1
56.9
60.3

Averages for May 13th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3636.57
0.23
16048269
26502
13946
81.4
54.7
61.5
All-Time
3621.76
0.25
14855865
26399
13193
80.9
53.9
61.5

Last 10 May 13th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, May 13, 2020
3601.07
40.09
11852441
17636
10405
83.0
60.0
65.0
Mon, May 13, 2019
3577.14
16.16
9696508
27944
11988
85.0
57.0
65.0
Sun, May 13, 2018
3609.40
48.42
12670000
14361
8976
72.0
53.0
62.0
Sat, May 13, 2017
3608.45
47.47
12574913
40142
9819
82.0
63.0
64.0
Fri, May 13, 2016
3594.00
33.02
11186501
31959
11923
90.0
59.0
64.0
Wed, May 13, 2015
3591.08
30.10
10918558
26027
11745
79.0
57.0
62.0
Tue, May 13, 2014
3581.18
20.20
10040960
25150
8351
64.9
45.0
57.0
Mon, May 13, 2013
3596.13
35.15
11384567
10763
10846
90.0
62.1
64.0
Sun, May 13, 2012
3635.96
74.98
15531074
9786
8589
84.9
60.1
64.0
Fri, May 13, 2011
3614.89
53.91
13228820
36208
14414
82.0
57.0
62.0
Averages of List
3600.93
0.27
11908434
23998
10706
81.3
57.3
62.9


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 where elevation was 3560.98'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
12.98 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
4.98 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
15.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
19.02 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
26.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
39.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
48.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
84.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
88.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
99.02 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
107.02 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
119.02 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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