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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For August 7th, 2020
Snowpack is 38% of avg
TotalPrecip is 82.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 473.08 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 313 of 366 for the Water Year 2020. We are 86% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3605.08 on Aug 6, 2020
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on Jun 1, 2020
There are currently 3,988,891,368,721 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 94.92 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 50.33% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2020: 6,074,858 acre feet

This is 62.86% of the August 6th average of 9,663,426 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2020: 6,920,987 acre feet

This is 92.28% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2020, water storage has fallen by 1,022,508 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 846,129 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 80.36% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2020 are 55.91% of WY 2019         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 40.95% of the Aug 7th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -16.52 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is up 5.82 feet from the low for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -2.15 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Thu, Aug 06, 2020
3605.08
-0.23
12241442
3232
14676
85.0
74.0
80.0
Wed, Aug 05, 2020
3605.31
-0.24
12264011
2961
14955
99.0
74.0
81.0
Tue, Aug 04, 2020
3605.55
-0.22
12287591
3962
14898
100.0
76.0
81.0
Mon, Aug 03, 2020
3605.77
-0.23
12309232
3305
14791
102.0
78.0
80.0
Sun, Aug 02, 2020
3606.00
-0.13
12331885
4468
10596
105.0
79.0
80.0
Sat, Aug 01, 2020
3606.13
-0.12
12344701
5028
10623
91.0
76.0
80.0
Fri, Jul 31, 2020
3606.25
-0.15
12356539
5938
13149
106.0
92.0
80.0
Thu, Jul 30, 2020
3606.40
-0.13
12371347
7090
13230
0.0
0.0
80.0
Wed, Jul 29, 2020
3606.53
-0.15
12384190
5971
13192
103.0
74.0
80.0
Tue, Jul 28, 2020
3606.68
-0.25
12399020
590
13209
98.0
72.0
79.0
Mon, Jul 27, 2020
3606.93
-0.07
12423764
10382
13302
93.0
74.0
79.0
Sun, Jul 26, 2020
3607.00
-0.10
12430698
4775
9314
95.0
72.0
79.0
Sat, Jul 25, 2020
3607.10
-0.13
12440608
3181
9344
94.0
70.0
79.0
Fri, Jul 24, 2020
3607.23
-0.11
12453500
5638
13426
76.0
69.0
78.0
Averages of List
3606.28
-0.16
12359895
4752
12765
89.1
70.0
79.7

Averages for August 8th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3652.34
-0.11
17971349
10810
16433
95.2
68.9
79.9
All-Time
3638.92
-0.10
16385535
10701
15392
96.0
70.1
79.9

Last 10 August 8th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
3621.53
16.45
13926016
12869
15999
90.0
78.0
80.0
Tue, Aug 07, 2018
3602.27
-2.81
11967962
3466
15794
103.0
72.0
79.0
Mon, Aug 07, 2017
3634.09
29.01
15315953
11585
14919
91.0
69.0
79.0
Sun, Aug 07, 2016
3617.29
12.21
13478103
12007
13365
97.0
71.0
82.0
Fri, Aug 07, 2015
3612.12
7.04
12945388
11844
13451
79.0
64.0
79.0
Thu, Aug 07, 2014
3607.74
2.66
12504159
10002
13475
96.1
69.1
78.0
Wed, Aug 07, 2013
3593.13
-11.95
11106235
8651
13388
78.1
63.0
77.0
Tue, Aug 07, 2012
3627.31
22.23
14553774
4992
14229
n/a
n/a
79.0
Sun, Aug 07, 2011
3660.28
55.20
18529276
20567
24229
99.0
71.1
80.0
Sat, Aug 07, 2010
3636.72
31.64
15619109
12798
12550
75.0
62.1
82.0
Averages of List
3621.25
-0.09
13994598
10878
15140
89.8
68.8
79.5


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Thursday, August 6th, 2020 where elevation was 3605.08'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
57.08 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
49.08 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
29.08 Above
Open and Usable
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
25.08 Above
Open and Usable
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
18.08 Above
Open and Usable
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
5.08 Above
Open and Usable
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
3.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
39.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
43.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
54.92 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
62.92 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
74.92 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 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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