Water Watch 2016-2017

WATER WATCH 2016-2017 SEASON

February 21, 2017

LAKE LEVEL DATA

    Gain/Loss
Current Lake Level
4193.0"
 
Lake Level - January 1
4192.2'
+0.8'
Lake Level - October 1
4192.4'
+-0.6'
Highest Recorded Stable Level for Water Year
4192.4'
+0.6'
Lowest Recorded Stable Level for Water Year
4192.2'
+0.8'
Salinity South Half - Gilbert Bay
17%
 

CURRENT PRECIPITATION STATISTICS

Precipitation % of Normal for the Month (to date) 
108%
Precipitation % of Normal for the Water Year
116%
Precipitation % of Normal Since January 1
137%
We have received the equivalent moisture (water year to) March 10, 2017

CURRENT SNOWPACK STATISTICS

Snowpack % of Normal for Whole GSL Drainage Area  161%
Snowpack % of Normal for Bear River Basin 167%
Snowpack % of Normal for Weber/Ogden Basin 155%
Snowpack % of Normal for Provo/Jordan 151%

PRECIPITATION SUMMARY

  Calendar Year Water Year
Normal Annual Precipitation
16.5"
13.02"
How Much Have We Received So Far?
2.90"
7.54"
Percentage Received So Far Towards Our Goal
18%
58%
How Much Do We Need to Make Our Goal?
13.60"
5.48"

MONTHLY PRECIPITATION / WIND SUMMARY

Month  Normal Precip. Precip. for Month % of Normal Highest Gust Note
October
1.57"
0.9"
68%
69mph Oct. 31th Dry
November
1.4"
1.76" 
126% 
66mph Nov. 18 Recovery!
December
1.23"
1.98" 
161% 
 57mph Dec. 16 Rebound!
January
1.37"
1.971" 
144% 
 69mph Jan. 9 HUGE MONTH!
February
1.33"
0.93" 
70% 
675mph Feb 21 Good start
March
1.91"
 
 
   
April
2.02"
 
 
   
May
2.09"
 
 
   
June
0.77"
 
 
   
July
0.72"
 
 
   
August
0.76"
 
 
   
September
1.33"
 
 
   
Annual
16.5"
 
 
   
ANNUAL WIND REPORT
Strongest Gust for Calendar Year  Gust
Strongest Gust Ever Recorded at Great Salt Lake Marina 214mph in January 2005
Strongest Gust for 2017 69mph Jan. 9
Strongest Gust for 2016 81mph Feb. 18
Strongest Gust for 2015 81mph April 14
Strongest Gust for 2014 79mph Nov. 1
Strongest Gust for 2013 78mph April 2
Strongest Gust for 2012 65mph Jan. 10
Strongest Gust for 2011 88mph March 26
Strongest Gust for 2010 90mph April 28
Strongest Gust for 2009 89mph Aug. 6
Strongest Gust for 2008 78mph
Strongest Gust for 2007 104 mph