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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For October 6th, 2022
Snowpack is 5450% of avg
TotalPrecip is 195.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 398.05 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 6 of 365 for the Water Year 2023. We are 2% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3530.05 on Oct 5, 2022
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Sep 11, 2022
There are currently 1,902,993,525,703 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 169.95 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 24.01% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 126,974 acre feet

This is 139.79% of the October 5th average of 90,835 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 78,219 acre feet

This is 1.04% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has fallen by 1,412,779 AF yet total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 48,755 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 61.38% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2023 are 177.65% of WY 2022         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 106.13% of the Oct 6th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -15.30 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at high for water year and up 0.62 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is up 0.81 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Oct 05, 2022
3530.05
0.21
5,840,065
15009
7953
78.0
57.0
n/a
Tue, Oct 04, 2022
3529.84
0.17
5,827,607
13644
7887
76.0
53.0
n/a
Mon, Oct 03, 2022
3529.67
0.16
5,817,535
13373
7944
65.0
58.0
n/a
Sun, Oct 02, 2022
3529.51
0.08
5,808,064
10658
7810
74.0
59.0
n/a
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
3529.43
0.10
5,803,333
11331
7841
81.0
63.0
n/a
Fri, Sep 30, 2022
3529.33
-0.11
5,797,422
6116
9253
85.0
63.0
n/a
Thu, Sep 29, 2022
3529.44
-0.10
5,803,924
6531
9347
85.0
65.0
n/a
Wed, Sep 28, 2022
3529.54
-0.07
5,809,839
6112
7963
83.0
65.0
n/a
Tue, Sep 27, 2022
3529.61
-0.03
5,813,982
8628
9190
87.0
64.0
n/a
Mon, Sep 26, 2022
3529.64
0.00
5,815,758
9606
9200
87.0
61.0
n/a
Sun, Sep 25, 2022
3529.64
0.10
5,815,758
11751
8123
86.0
61.0
n/a
Sat, Sep 24, 2022
3529.54
0.08
5,809,839
12135
9153
84.0
60.0
n/a
Fri, Sep 23, 2022
3529.46
0.22
5,805,107
16674
9190
84.0
62.0
76.0
Thu, Sep 22, 2022
3529.24
-0.06
5,792,105
7567
9093
84.0
64.0
76.0
Averages of List
3529.57
0.05
5,811,453
10653
8568
81.4
61.1
76.0

Averages for October 6th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3642.88
-0.00
16,849,716
9979
11171
74.3
51.2
70.3
All-Time
3631.00
-0.01
15,478,757
9580
10498
75.9
52.1
70.3

Last 10 October 6th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Oct 06, 2021
3545.31
15.26
7,254,234
5959
7129
69.0
54.0
71.0
Tue, Oct 06, 2020
3595.15
65.10
11,293,164
4065
10652
65.0
56.0
70.0
Sun, Oct 06, 2019
3614.90
84.85
13,229,852
8076
9182
75.0
52.0
69.0
Sat, Oct 06, 2018
3591.64
61.59
10,969,623
10711
10216
66.0
50.0
71.0
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
3628.21
98.16
14,653,344
11219
10584
75.0
51.0
68.0
Thu, Oct 06, 2016
3610.81
80.76
12,812,006
9144
10231
69.0
48.0
70.0
Tue, Oct 06, 2015
3606.30
76.25
12,361,473
20351
5303
63.0
54.0
74.0
Mon, Oct 06, 2014
3606.08
76.03
12,339,770
12788
10094
82.0
55.9
72.0
Sun, Oct 06, 2013
3591.16
61.11
10,925,843
6478
7472
69.1
45.0
68.0
Sat, Oct 06, 2012
3621.13
91.08
13,883,322
4552
8012
81.0
62.1
71.0
Averages of List
3601.07
-0.02
11,972,263
9334
8888
71.4
52.8
70.4


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, October 5th, 2022 where elevation was 3530.05'


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
20.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Halls Crossing Launch
3556.00
3553.00
22.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
31.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
45.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
49.95 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
56.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
69.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
78.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
114.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
118.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
129.95 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
137.95 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
149.95 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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