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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

Lake Powell
For March 1st, 2024
Snowpack is 92.6% of avg
TotalPrecip is 93.64% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 430.08 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 152 of 366 for the Water Year 2024. We are 42% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3562.08 on Thursday, February 29th, 2024
Powell was last within 3" of this elevation on Feb 28, 2024
There are currently 2,585,674,427,355 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 137.92 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 32.63% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2024: 2,080,959 acre feet

This is 79.19% of the February 29th average of 2,627,966 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2024: 2,918,316 acre feet

This is 38.91% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2024, water storage has fallen by 850,216 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 837,357 AF
The 34 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 76.55% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2024 are 100.95% of WY 2023         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 89.32% of the March 1st avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is up 41.04 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 0.14 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.51 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Feb 29, 2024
3562.08
-0.14
7,935,133
6581
11963
58.9
36.4
n/a
Wed, Feb 28, 2024
3562.22
-0.14
7,945,192
6303
11691
49.1
33.1
n/a
Tue, Feb 27, 2024
3562.36
-0.04
7,955,262
10154
11626
54.3
39.4
n/a
Mon, Feb 26, 2024
3562.40
-0.16
7,958,142
5179
11359
63.2
46.7
n/a
Sun, Feb 25, 2024
3562.56
-0.09
7,969,666
5938
9375
58.8
42.5
n/a
Sat, Feb 24, 2024
3562.65
-0.08
7,976,155
6373
9420
55.8
39.6
n/a
Fri, Feb 23, 2024
3562.73
-0.12
7,981,926
6526
11147
54.1
38.7
n/a
Thu, Feb 22, 2024
3562.85
-0.10
7,990,589
7486
11324
52.3
37.2
n/a
Wed, Feb 21, 2024
3562.95
-0.14
7,997,813
6237
11653
49.7
41.0
n/a
Tue, Feb 20, 2024
3563.09
-0.11
8,007,935
7314
11551
54.1
45.2
n/a
Mon, Feb 19, 2024
3563.20
-0.13
8,015,894
6471
11500
59.3
41.9
n/a
Sun, Feb 18, 2024
3563.33
-0.10
8,025,306
6025
9874
57.9
39.7
n/a
Sat, Feb 17, 2024
3563.43
-0.05
8,032,551
7969
9846
53.5
39.0
n/a
Fri, Feb 16, 2024
3563.48
-0.11
8,036,175
7405
11652
52.0
36.9
n/a
Averages of List
3562.81
-0.11
7,987,696
6854
10999
55.2
39.8
n/a

Averages for February 29th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR vs AVERAGE CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
All-Time
3612.16
-50.08
-0.03
14,131,167
9926
11060
60.1
36.2
48.8
Since Filled
3627.44
-65.36
-0.06
15,127,847
8832
12438
57.6
35.5
47.6
Since WY 2000
3607.12
-45.04
-0.06
12,712,710
8062
10898
58.8
36.4
48.8

Last 10 February 29th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Feb 29, 2020
3602.72
-40.64
12,011,477
6976
11045
61.0
35.0
47.0
Mon, Feb 29, 2016
3594.41
-32.33
11,224,455
9637
13030
73.0
46.0
50.0
Wed, Feb 29, 2012
3635.28
-73.20
15,452,603
8092
11040
50.0
32.0
49.0
Averages of List
3576.60
-14.52
9,818,630
7823
10542
55.4
36.6
47


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, February 29th, 2024 where elevation was 3562.08'


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SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
NPS MIN SAFE
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Stateline Auxiliary Ramp
3502.00
3500.00
60.08 Above
62.08 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog North Ramp
3529.00
3527.00
33.08 Above
35.08 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point Business Ramp
3540.00
3538.00
22.08 Above
24.08 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap (Main Launch)
3546.00
3544.00
16.08 Above
18.08 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog Spur (Boats < 25')
3549.00
3547.00
13.08 Above
15.08 Above
Open and Usable
Halls Crossing (use at own risk)
3556.00
3554.00
6.08 Above
8.08 Above
Open and Usable
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
1.92 Below
0.08 Above
Looking bad, not likely. Go very slow!
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
15.92 Below
13.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
20.92 Below
17.92 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point Public Ramp
3588.00
3586.00
25.92 Below
23.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
39.92 Below
37.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
50.92 Below
46.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite
3650.00
3645.00
87.92 Below
82.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
90.92 Below
86.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
100.92 Below
97.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
107.92 Below
105.92 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
119.92 Below
117.92 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 Stevie Kelso and the UT Division of Wildlife Resources
  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
Using Water Year 2000 as start of prolonged drought in SW USA
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