Lake Navajo Water Database

Navajo Lake, San Juan River, Fly Fishing

Lake Navajo



Water Summary
Today is day 365 of 365 for water year 2023. We are 100% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 6047.88 on Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Lake Navajo was last within 3" of this elevation on Sep 29, 2023

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Navajo Dam Release Data
Lake Navajo is 37.12 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 6085.00 )

By content, Lake Navajo is 67.62% of Full Pool (1,696,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 1,063,457 acre feet

This is 118.1% of the average of 900,504 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 284,890 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 324,358 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has risen by 275,585 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 778,567 AF
Inflows for WY 2023 are 207.72% of WY 2022          Rivers feeding Lake Navajo are running at 31.71% of the October 1st avg. Click for Details

Lake Navajo is up 27.23 feet from one year ago.    Lake Navajo is down 15.92 feet from the high for water year.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Navajo is down -1.55 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sat, Sep 30, 2023
6047.88
-0.09
1,146,800
264
564
86.4
45.9
Fri, Sep 29, 2023
6047.97
-0.10
1,147,822
299
563
83.8
42.3
Thu, Sep 28, 2023
6048.07
-0.12
1,148,959
279
561
85.1
40.8
Wed, Sep 27, 2023
6048.19
-0.12
1,150,324
298
603
85.1
44.1
Tue, Sep 26, 2023
6048.31
-0.11
1,151,691
493
808
86.5
47.8
Mon, Sep 25, 2023
6048.42
-0.10
1,152,945
517
807
83.3
42.1
Sun, Sep 24, 2023
6048.52
-0.11
1,154,087
525
805
79.3
43.7
Sat, Sep 23, 2023
6048.63
-0.15
1,155,344
374
801
72.5
52.2
Fri, Sep 22, 2023
6048.78
-0.14
1,157,059
446
815
78.4
37.4
Thu, Sep 21, 2023
6048.92
-0.16
1,158,663
390
876
81.1
39.6
Wed, Sep 20, 2023
6049.08
-0.12
1,160,498
561
879
83.1
44.2
Tue, Sep 19, 2023
6049.20
-0.10
1,161,877
650
897
83.7
48.0
Mon, Sep 18, 2023
6049.30
-0.13
1,163,026
476
894
84.0
50.2
Sun, Sep 17, 2023
6049.43
-0.14
1,164,523
464
889
83.3
50.0
Averages of List
6048.62
-0.12
1,155,258
431.1
768.7
82.5
44.9

Averages for September 30th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CUR ELEV vs AVG FOR DATE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled (06-25-1973)
6055.14
-7.26
1,301,698
780.55
784.41
78.29
45.80
All-Time
6042.44
5.44
1,199,132
801.03
773.90
78.29
45.80

Last 10 September 30th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Fri, Sep 30, 2022
6020.65
27.23
872,025
449
523
82.0
50.0
Thu, Sep 30, 2021
6024.10
23.78
950,560
695
763
61.0
47.0
Wed, Sep 30, 2020
6043.32
4.56
1,149,180
629
1131
82.0
38.0
Mon, Sep 30, 2019
6063.13
-15.25
1,388,114
-549
595
82.0
46.0
Sun, Sep 30, 2018
6020.78
27.10
919,077
42
746
n/a
n/a
Sat, Sep 30, 2017
6055.28
-7.40
1,288,914
2076
618
66.0
50.0
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
6056.98
-9.10
1,309,879
553
471
72.0
46.0
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
6063.41
-15.53
1,391,776
537
541
89.0
51.0
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
6036.99
10.89
1,080,632
3346
325
69.0
39.0
Mon, Sep 30, 2013
6022.28
25.60
933,199
1241
250
78.0
39.0
Averages of List
6040.69
7.19
1,128,357
836
591
77.9
46.9


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Measurements are taken at 11:59 pm of the date listed
Temperature data is from Navajo Dam, NM
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
*Air temp data is sourced from (Prev 24 Hr Extremes):    Farmington, NM Weather
Water data sourced from Lake Navajo Source Data
Weather forecast for Navajo Dam, NM
All data is provisional and subject to review and modification


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