Lake Navajo Water Database

Navajo Lake, San Juan River, Fly Fishing

Lake Navajo



Water Summary
Today is day 242 of 365 for the Water Year 2023. We are 66% through the Water Year.
Last Reading: 6063.50 on May 28, 2023
Lake Navajo was last within 3" of this elevation on Sep 29, 2019

Elevation & Content Water Inflow Data Navajo Dam Release Data
Lake Navajo is 21.5 feet below Full Pool (Elevation 6085.00 )

By content, Lake Navajo is 78.87% of Full Pool (1,696,000 af)
Total inflows for water year 2023: 774,075 acre feet

This is 144.81% of the May 28th average of 534,562 acre feet
Total releases for water year 2023: 257,018 acre feet

This is % of last year's release of 324,358 acre feet
During WY 2023, water storage has risen by 466,428 AF and total inflows have exceeded total outflows by 517,057 AF
Inflows for WY 2023 are 251.77% of WY 2022          Rivers feeding Lake Navajo are running at 150.03% of the May 29th avg. Click for Details

Lake Navajo is up 34.08 feet from one year ago.    Lake Navajo is at high for water year and up 46.13 feet from the low.

View Acre Feet     Last 14 Measurements
Lake Navajo is up 5.70 feet over these measurements

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION CHANGE CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, May 28, 2023
6063.50
0.20
1,337,643
5883
3940
81.7
52.2
Sat, May 27, 2023
6063.30
0.30
1,335,025
6538
3940
80.6
55.0
Fri, May 26, 2023
6063.00
0.20
1,331,106
5915
3940
84.0
59.0
Thu, May 25, 2023
6062.80
0.15
1,328,500
5781
4200
83.1
58.1
Wed, May 24, 2023
6062.65
0.20
1,326,548
5926
4110
84.4
57.0
Tue, May 23, 2023
6062.45
0.15
1,323,949
5426
3940
82.4
56.5
Mon, May 22, 2023
6062.30
0.20
1,322,003
5310
3500
78.3
53.6
Sun, May 21, 2023
6062.10
0.70
1,319,412
8016
3000
76.6
52.5
Sat, May 20, 2023
6061.40
0.60
1,310,380
7287
3000
76.3
55.0
Fri, May 19, 2023
6060.80
0.60
1,302,685
6936
2390
80.8
55.6
Thu, May 18, 2023
6060.20
0.70
1,295,033
7322
2020
78.1
59.7
Wed, May 17, 2023
6059.50
1.00
1,286,159
8882
2020
81.7
57.2
Tue, May 16, 2023
6058.50
0.70
1,273,578
6694
2000
83.3
55.0
Mon, May 15, 2023
6057.80
0.70
1,264,837
6358
1580
78.8
55.8
Averages of List
6061.45
0.46
1,311,204
6591.00
3112.86
80.72
55.87

Averages for May 30th

AVERAGE TYPE ELEVATION CHG vs TODAY CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Since Filled
6059.69
0.16
1,354,147
3558.51
2127.33
83.01
49.93
All-Time
6047.68
0.24
1,243,476
3521.45
1940.05
83.01
49.93

Last 10 May 30th's data records

DATE MEASURED ELEVATION TODAY vs THEN CONTENT INFLOW (cfs) OUTFLOW (cfs) HIGH TEMP LOW TEMP
Sun, May 29, 2022
6029.39
34.11
953,616
891
293
82.0
55.0
Sat, May 29, 2021
6038.59
24.91
1,097,647
2146
1067
89.0
51.0
Fri, May 29, 2020
6061.15
2.35
1,362,481
1826
547
94.0
65.0
Wed, May 29, 2019
6053.94
9.56
1,272,582
2463
412
67.0
41.0
Tue, May 29, 2018
6049.98
13.52
1,225,315
799
640
81.0
46.0
Mon, May 29, 2017
6074.37
-10.87
1,542,173
3324
4717
82.0
41.0
Sun, May 29, 2016
6074.80
-11.30
1,548,355
2972
2960
84.0
50.0
Fri, May 29, 2015
6052.68
10.82
1,257,381
2999
358
79.0
44.0
Thu, May 29, 2014
6041.26
22.24
1,126,483
3970
309
88.0
66.0
Wed, May 29, 2013
6027.84
35.66
987,017
2057
250
75.0
48.0
Averages of List
6050.40
13.10
1,237,305
2345
1155
82.1
50.7


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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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