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Lake Powell





Lake Powell

For January 28th, 2021
Snowpack is 74% of avg
TotalPrecip is 64.00% of avg

Lake Powell is currently 445.1 feet deep at the dam
Water Summary
Today is day 120 of 365 for the Water Year 2021. We are 33% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 3577.10 on Jan 27, 2021
Powell was last within 2" of this elevation on May 13, 2019
There are currently 3,158,522,542,943 gallons of water in Lake Powell!
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Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Glen Canyon Dam Release Data
Lake Powell is 122.9 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 3,700)

By content, Lake Powell is 39.85% of Full Pool (24,322,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2021: 934,502 acre feet

This is 44.34% of the January 27th average of 2,107,452 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2021: 2,667,944 acre feet

This is 35.57% of the minimum required of 7,500,000 acre feet
During WY 2021, water storage has fallen by 1,663,400 AF and total outflows have exceeded total inflows by 1,733,442 AF
The 28 tracked reservoirs above Lake Powell are currently at 70.17% of capacity. Click for Details
Inflows for WY 2021 are 54.1% of WY 2020         Rivers feeding Lake Powell are running at 83.93% of the Jan 28th avg. Click for Details

Lake Powell is down -28.75 feet from one year ago.    Lake Powell is at low for water year and down 18.73 feet from the high.

View CFS     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Powell is down -2.45 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Wed, Jan 27, 2021
3577.10
-0.19
9693137
8860
25952
0.0
0.0
46.0
Tue, Jan 26, 2021
3577.29
-0.20
9709156
8275
26293
38.0
25.0
46.0
Mon, Jan 25, 2021
3577.49
-0.22
9726036
6936
26803
44.0
29.0
46.0
Sun, Jan 24, 2021
3577.71
-0.15
9744627
8347
21840
43.0
33.0
46.0
Sat, Jan 23, 2021
3577.86
-0.15
9757317
9235
22739
50.0
35.0
46.0
Fri, Jan 22, 2021
3578.01
-0.18
9770017
9785
26047
50.0
37.0
46.0
Thu, Jan 21, 2021
3578.19
-0.20
9785271
7579
25692
51.0
30.0
47.0
Wed, Jan 20, 2021
3578.39
-0.20
9802239
2301
25942
49.0
35.0
47.0
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
3578.59
-0.25
9819226
3376
26127
45.0
36.0
47.0
Mon, Jan 18, 2021
3578.84
-0.17
9840487
10933
26353
54.0
32.0
48.0
Sun, Jan 17, 2021
3579.01
-0.13
9854962
9533
21283
53.0
28.0
48.0
Sat, Jan 16, 2021
3579.14
-0.17
9866040
7547
22995
56.0
30.0
48.0
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
3579.31
-0.24
9880540
4225
26143
50.0
28.0
48.0
Thu, Jan 14, 2021
3579.55
-0.20
9901034
6778
25030
50.0
26.0
48.0
Averages of List
3578.32
-0.19
9796435
7408
24946
45.2
28.9
46.9

Averages for January 28th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Since Filled
3636.84
-0.12
16071316
15774
29092
49.6
29.5
47.4
All-Time
3621.36
-0.08
14762844
16588
26536
49.7
28.6
47.4

Last 10 January 28th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (af) OUTFLOW (af) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP WATER TEMP
Tue, Jan 28, 2020
3605.76
28.66
12308248
15928
25236
50.0
30.0
46.0
Mon, Jan 28, 2019
3576.83
-0.27
9670404
11504
25839
55.0
29.0
45.0
Sun, Jan 28, 2018
3619.60
42.50
13720906
14085
25216
52.0
28.0
48.0
Sat, Jan 28, 2017
3596.38
19.28
11407958
21622
25425
42.0
24.0
48.0
Thu, Jan 28, 2016
3596.82
19.72
11449202
13337
29316
50.0
30.0
48.0
Wed, Jan 28, 2015
3593.86
16.76
11173560
14517
28255
47.0
27.0
48.0
Tue, Jan 28, 2014
3579.27
2.17
9877127
9047
27271
55.0
37.9
45.0
Mon, Jan 28, 2013
3604.78
27.68
12212047
12835
26327
41.0
30.0
45.0
Sat, Jan 28, 2012
3637.11
60.01
15664421
14247
25226
46.9
28.9
49.0
Fri, Jan 28, 2011
3621.18
44.08
13888653
13434
34307
52.0
30.0
47.0
Averages of List
3603.16
-0.13
12137253
14056
27242
49.1
29.5
46.9


Accessibility of Primitive Launches and Other Sites
As of Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 where elevation was 3577.10'

SITE/LAUNCH NAME MINIMUM SAFE
ELEVATION
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
USABLE ELEVATION
CURRENT LEVEL VS.
ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
CURRENT ACCESSIBILITY
Halls Crossing Launch
3550.00
3548.00
29.1 Above
Open and Usable
Wahweap
3558.00
3556.00
21.1 Above
Open and Usable
Bullfrog (Main Launch)
3578.00
3576.00
1.1 Above
Maybe, if you're lucky. Go slow and be watchful
Castle Rock Cut-Off
3583.00
3580.00
2.9 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Antelope Point
3588.00
3587.00
9.9 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Dominguez Butte Cut-Off
3602.00
3600.00
22.9 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Gunsight to Padre Bay Cut-Off
3613.00
3609.00
31.9 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Hite Marina
3650.00
3645.00
67.9 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Farley Canyon
3653.00
3649.00
71.9 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Copper Canyon
3663.00
3660.00
82.9 Below
Unusable, go to main marinas
Bullfrog to Halls Creek Cut-Off
3670.00
3668.00
90.9 Below
Unusable, use Main Channel
Piute Farms
3682.00
3680.00
102.9 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 - Acre Feet per day
Outflow - Acre Feet per day
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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