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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For May 9th, 2021
Snowpack is 54% of avg
TotalPrecip is 72.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 429.37 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 221 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 61% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3561.37 on May 8, 2021
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on May 7, 2021
There are currently 2,746,146,480,595 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 138.63 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 34.65% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 1,902,286 acre feet

This is 42.68% of the May 8th average of 4,456,632 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 4,967,436 acre feet

This is 66.23% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 2,928,934 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 3,065,150 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 70.82% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2021 are 56.5% of WY 2020         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 23.02% of the May 9th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -38.73 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 34.46 feet from the high.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -1.75 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, May 08, 2021
3561.37
-0.06
8427603
7358
9542
83.0
63.0
n/a
Fri, May 07, 2021
3561.43
-0.09
8432203
8239
11677
89.0
62.0
61.0
Thu, May 06, 2021
3561.52
-0.15
8439106
5425
11373
91.0
59.0
61.0
Wed, May 05, 2021
3561.67
-0.12
8450619
7112
11809
87.0
59.0
60.0
Tue, May 04, 2021
3561.79
-0.16
8459837
5343
11720
82.0
54.0
60.0
Mon, May 03, 2021
3561.95
-0.17
8472139
4353
11155
75.0
57.0
59.0
Sun, May 02, 2021
3562.12
-0.14
8485223
2671
8221
81.0
57.0
59.0
Sat, May 01, 2021
3562.26
-0.11
8496009
4547
8842
88.0
61.0
59.0
Fri, Apr 30, 2021
3562.37
-0.15
8504490
4590
10607
86.0
57.0
59.0
Thu, Apr 29, 2021
3562.52
-0.15
8516065
4609
10632
81.0
54.0
58.0
Wed, Apr 28, 2021
3562.67
-0.19
8527651
2798
10511
73.0
46.0
58.0
Tue, Apr 27, 2021
3562.86
-0.12
8542341
5680
10451
58.0
44.0
58.0
Mon, Apr 26, 2021
3562.98
-0.14
8551629
5706
11324
69.0
49.0
57.0
Sun, Apr 25, 2021
3563.12
-0.17
8562473
2409
9299
81.0
60.0
57.0
Averages of List
3562.19
-0.14
8490528
5060
10512
80.3
55.9
58.9

Averages for May 9th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3635.71
0.20
15950175
24512
13480
79.7
53.4
60.9
All-Time
3620.84
0.20
14754969
24149
13240
80.0
53.3
60.9

Last 10 May 9th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Sat, May 09, 2020
3600.35
38.98
11783493
23404
9964
88.0
59.0
65.0
Thu, May 09, 2019
3575.65
14.28
9571466
27964
12146
60.0
46.0
62.0
Wed, May 09, 2018
3609.35
47.98
12664984
10178
12440
95.0
66.0
64.0
Tue, May 09, 2017
3606.47
45.10
12378261
28974
10778
73.0
54.0
62.0
Mon, May 09, 2016
3592.88
31.51
11083238
19300
11879
78.1
54.0
60.0
Sat, May 09, 2015
3590.12
28.75
10831372
21841
11081
57.0
42.0
62.0
Fri, May 09, 2014
3579.62
18.25
9907017
21890
8491
80.1
53.6
57.0
Thu, May 09, 2013
3596.08
34.71
11379892
13166
10705
66.9
52.0
61.0
Wed, May 09, 2012
3635.89
74.52
15522983
12695
10240
81.0
57.0
63.0
Mon, May 09, 2011
3613.04
51.67
13038736
20591
14952
63.0
44.1
57.0
Averages of List
3599.95
0.18
11816144
20000
11268
74.2
52.8
61.3


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Saturday, May 8th, 2021 where elevation was 3561.37'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
13.37 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
5.37 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
14.63 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
18.63 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
25.63 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
38.63 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
47.63 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
83.63 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
87.63 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
98.63 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
106.63 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
118.63 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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Current Snowpack Conditions for Upper Colorado Basin


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