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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For May 17th, 2022
Snowpack is 52% of avg
TotalPrecip is 91.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 391.35 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 229 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 63% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3523.35 on May 11, 2022
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on May 10, 2022
There are currently 1,898,338,086,337 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 176.65 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 23.95% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 2,642,661 acre feet

This is 57.85% of the May 11th average of 4,568,470 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 4,068,641 acre feet

This is 54.25% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 1,427,066 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,425,980 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 65.96% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2022 are 136.16% of WY 2021         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 68.30% of the May 17th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -37.70 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 1.11 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is up 0.71 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
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
Sat, May 07, 2022
3523.03
0.08
5,806,351
12181
9316
90.0
72.0
60.0
Fri, May 06, 2022
3522.95
0.08
5,801,501
12778
9915
92.0
61.0
60.0
Thu, May 05, 2022
3522.87
0.04
5,796,653
11471
9929
81.0
51.0
59.0
Wed, May 04, 2022
3522.83
0.07
5,794,230
12493
9962
70.0
49.0
58.0
Tue, May 03, 2022
3522.76
0.01
5,789,991
10564
10011
72.0
55.0
58.0
Mon, May 02, 2022
3522.75
0.04
5,789,385
11533
9992
80.0
51.0
58.0
Sun, May 01, 2022
3522.71
-0.06
5,786,964
7552
9307
81.0
52.0
59.0
Sat, Apr 30, 2022
3522.77
0.04
5,790,596
9381
7864
76.0
50.0
58.0
Fri, Apr 29, 2022
3522.73
0.09
5,788,175
9619
6455
77.0
57.0
58.0
Thu, Apr 28, 2022
3522.64
0.01
5,782,729
6547
6019
81.0
60.0
58.0
Averages of List
3522.92
0.05
5,799,561
11043
9127
79.9
56.4
58.8

Averages for May 17th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3635.70
0.25
15,973,848
28596
14000
82.6
55.6
63.6
All-Time
3621.74
0.26
14,857,067
28425
13750
83.3
55.5
63.6

Last 10 May 17th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Mon, May 17, 2021
3560.48
37.13
8,359,582
6552
11216
80.0
60.0
65.0
Sun, May 17, 2020
3601.77
78.42
11,919,736
20412
10009
89.0
64.0
65.0
Fri, May 17, 2019
3578.37
55.02
9,800,541
26286
12062
67.0
50.0
63.0
Thu, May 17, 2018
3609.83
86.48
12,713,196
19416
12376
88.0
59.0
65.0
Wed, May 17, 2017
3610.94
87.59
12,825,151
53281
11031
63.0
44.0
61.0
Tue, May 17, 2016
3595.63
72.28
11,337,874
34115
11879
72.0
50.0
65.0
Sun, May 17, 2015
3592.18
68.83
11,019,009
24384
10017
75.0
48.0
62.0
Sat, May 17, 2014
3582.50
59.15
10,155,221
21843
7750
91.9
61.0
60.0
Fri, May 17, 2013
3596.23
72.88
11,393,920
15562
10552
79.0
64.9
66.0
Thu, May 17, 2012
3635.94
112.59
15,528,762
7624
10205
93.0
63.0
67.0
Averages of List
3596.39
0.23
11,505,299
22948
10710
79.8
56.4
63.9


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, May 11th, 2022 where elevation was 3523.35'


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
27.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Halls Crossing Launch
3556.00
3553.00
29.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
38.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
52.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
56.65 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
63.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
76.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
85.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
121.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
125.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
136.65 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
144.65 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
156.65 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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