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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For August 8th, 2022
Snowpack is 49% of avg
TotalPrecip is 97.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 403.24 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 312 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 85% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3535.24 on Aug 7, 2022
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Aug 6, 2022
There are currently 2,005,018,259,826 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 164.76 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 25.3% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 4,885,811 acre feet

This is 51.58% of the August 7th average of 9,471,495 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 5,890,289 acre feet

This is 78.54% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 1,099,677 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,004,478 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 66.44% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2022 are 147.69% of WY 2021         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 53.64% of the Aug 8th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -17.58 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 13.00 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.46 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, Aug 07, 2022
3535.24
-0.14
6,153,167
5147
9379
100.0
75.0
n/a
Sat, Aug 06, 2022
3535.38
-0.12
6,161,749
5815
9382
96.0
75.0
n/a
Fri, Aug 05, 2022
3535.50
-0.20
6,169,111
6216
12461
93.0
75.0
n/a
Thu, Aug 04, 2022
3535.70
-0.20
6,181,393
6252
12505
99.0
78.0
n/a
Wed, Aug 03, 2022
3535.90
-0.15
6,193,689
7885
12469
98.0
77.0
n/a
Tue, Aug 02, 2022
3536.05
-0.12
6,202,921
8829
12409
98.0
80.0
n/a
Mon, Aug 01, 2022
3536.17
-0.03
6,210,312
11843
12405
94.0
75.0
n/a
Sun, Jul 31, 2022
3536.20
0.00
6,212,161
9678
9238
91.0
75.0
n/a
Sat, Jul 30, 2022
3536.20
0.02
6,212,161
10422
9310
87.0
71.0
n/a
Fri, Jul 29, 2022
3536.18
-0.09
6,210,928
9104
11685
89.0
70.0
n/a
Thu, Jul 28, 2022
3536.27
-0.11
6,216,476
8498
11752
84.0
65.0
n/a
Wed, Jul 27, 2022
3536.38
-0.15
6,223,259
7108
11708
87.0
72.0
n/a
Tue, Jul 26, 2022
3536.53
-0.17
6,232,517
6405
11682
88.0
71.0
n/a
Mon, Jul 25, 2022
3536.70
-0.16
6,243,019
6820
11765
105.0
73.0
n/a
Averages of List
3536.03
-0.12
6,201,633
7859
11296
93.5
73.7
n/a

Averages for August 8th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3648.72
-0.12
17,576,872
10376
16102
95.7
69.7
79.6
All-Time
3636.74
-0.11
16,155,550
10338
15246
96.5
70.5
79.6

Last 10 August 8th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sun, Aug 08, 2021
3552.68
17.44
7,778,629
6421
11403
100.0
73.0
79.0
Sat, Aug 08, 2020
3604.66
69.42
12,200,302
3004
10689
82.0
68.0
79.0
Thu, Aug 08, 2019
3621.47
86.23
13,919,606
13324
15871
96.0
73.0
80.0
Wed, Aug 08, 2018
3602.06
66.82
11,947,691
5439
15650
104.0
74.0
79.0
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
3633.96
98.72
15,301,077
7662
14733
95.0
71.0
80.0
Mon, Aug 08, 2016
3617.21
81.97
13,469,745
11295
14929
99.0
75.0
81.0
Sat, Aug 08, 2015
3612.08
76.84
12,940,809
10788
12395
86.0
64.4
79.0
Fri, Aug 08, 2014
3607.68
72.44
12,498,192
11048
13437
95.0
68.0
78.0
Thu, Aug 08, 2013
3592.93
57.69
11,087,835
4288
13530
91.9
64.9
77.0
Wed, Aug 08, 2012
3627.15
91.91
14,536,124
5233
13861
n/a
n/a
79.0
Averages of List
3607.19
-0.12
12,568,001
7850
13650
94.3
70.1
79.1


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Sunday, August 7th, 2022 where elevation was 3535.24'


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
15.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Halls Crossing Launch
3556.00
3553.00
17.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
26.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
40.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
44.76 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
51.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
64.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
73.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
109.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
113.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
124.76 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
132.76 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
144.76 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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