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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For October 17th, 2021
Snowpack is 1111% of avg
TotalPrecip is 186.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 412.8 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 17 of 365 for the Water Year 2022. We are 5% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3544.80 on Oct 16, 2021
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Oct 15, 2021
There are currently 2,352,265,419,505 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 155.2 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 29.68% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2022: 201,700 acre feet

This is 68.06% of the October 16th average of 296,355 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2022: 232,786 acre feet

This is 3.1% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2022, water storage has fallen by 4,137,709 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 31,086 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 62.4% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2022 are 162.45% of WY 2021         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 70.50% of the Oct 17th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -48.93 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 0.55 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -0.53 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Oct 16, 2021
3544.80
-0.04
7218828
4994
6162
63.0
40.0
65.0
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
3544.84
-0.06
7221601
6338
8261
59.0
39.0
66.0
Thu, Oct 14, 2021
3544.90
-0.02
7225762
8016
8428
60.0
41.0
67.0
Wed, Oct 13, 2021
3544.92
-0.08
7227149
4434
7113
56.0
38.0
68.0
Tue, Oct 12, 2021
3545.00
-0.13
7232699
3695
8266
51.0
38.0
69.0
Mon, Oct 11, 2021
3545.13
0.01
7241725
9162
8440
74.0
46.0
70.0
Sun, Oct 10, 2021
3545.12
-0.04
7241031
6338
7507
68.0
48.0
71.0
Sat, Oct 09, 2021
3545.16
-0.03
7243809
7132
7923
68.0
52.0
71.0
Fri, Oct 08, 2021
3545.19
-0.06
7245893
6276
8203
66.0
56.0
71.0
Thu, Oct 07, 2021
3545.25
-0.06
7250063
3310
5237
73.0
55.0
71.0
Wed, Oct 06, 2021
3545.31
-0.04
7254234
5959
7129
69.0
54.0
71.0
Tue, Oct 05, 2021
3545.35
0.05
7257016
10558
8320
69.0
57.0
71.0
Mon, Oct 04, 2021
3545.30
-0.03
7253539
7663
8454
82.0
58.0
72.0
Sun, Oct 03, 2021
3545.33
0.00
7255625
6982
6638
81.0
57.0
72.0
Averages of List
3545.11
-0.04
7240641
6490
7577
67.1
48.5
69.6

Averages for October 17th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3644.82
-0.05
17026064
9842
11353
71.1
48.9
67.3
All-Time
3632.10
-0.05
15569243
9613
10731
71.6
49.1
67.3

Last 10 October 17th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, Oct 17, 2020
3593.59
48.79
11148629
4051
10586
80.0
50.0
66.0
Thu, Oct 17, 2019
3613.93
69.13
13129956
4036
10175
82.0
51.0
65.0
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
3591.61
46.81
10966883
9246
10243
52.0
45.0
66.0
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
3627.91
83.11
14620099
8668
11050
73.0
43.0
66.0
Mon, Oct 17, 2016
3610.30
65.50
12760521
9975
9961
79.0
63.0
67.0
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
3605.85
61.05
12317108
9981
9436
71.1
57.9
72.0
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
3606.06
61.26
12337799
9365
9891
n/a
n/a
n/a
Thu, Oct 17, 2013
3591.13
46.33
10923111
10991
8018
66.9
39.9
66.0
Wed, Oct 17, 2012
3620.41
75.61
13806717
4071
8096
75.0
60.1
68.0
Mon, Oct 17, 2011
3651.54
106.74
17408172
11181
15610
78.1
60.1
68.0
Averages of List
3611.23
-0.05
12941900
8157
10307
73.0
52.2
67.1


Accessibility of Launch Ramps, Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Saturday, October 16th, 2021 where elevation was 3544.80'


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
6.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Halls Crossing Launch
3556.00
3553.00
8.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Stateline Launch
3564.00
3562.00
17.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
31.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
35.2 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
42.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
55.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
64.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
100.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
104.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
115.2 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
123.2 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
135.2 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
or go to Lake Powell Source Data
USBR Projected Outlook
Current Snowpack Conditions for Upper Colorado Basin


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