Water Watch 2017-2018

Water Watch 2017-2018 Season for Great Salt Lake Drainage Area

October 17, 2017

Water Year is October 1 through May 31

LAKE LEVEL DATA

    Gain/Loss 
 Current Lake Level 4193.6' msl  0.0"
 Lake Level January 1 4192.2' msl  +1.4'
 Lake Level - October 1 4193.6' msl  -0.0'
 Highest Recorded Stable Level for Water Year 4193.6' msl   -0.0'
 Lowest Recorded Stable Level for Water Year 4193.6' msl  -0.0'
 Salinity South Half - Gilbert Bay  11%  

CURRENT PRECIPITATION STATISTICS

Precipitation % of Normal for the Month (to date)   21%
Precipitation % of Normal for the Water Year  21%
Precipitation % of Normal since January 1  112%
We have received the equivalent moisture (water year to)  03-October-17

CURRENT SNOWPACK STATISTICS

Snowpack % of Normal for Whole GSL Drainage Area  2327%
Snowpack % of Normal for Bear River Basin  2100%
Snowpack % of Normal for Weber/Ogden Basin  1733%
Snowpack % of Normal for Provo/Jordan  3600%

PRECIPITATION SUMMARY

  Calendar Year  Water Year
Normal Annual Precipitation
16.5"
13.02"
How Much Have We Received So Far?
14.03"
0.16"
Percentage Received So Far Towards Our Goal
85%
1%
How Much Do We Need To Make Our Goal
2.473"
12.862"

MONTHLY PRECIPITATION / WIND SUMMARY

Month  Normal Precip. Precip. for Month % of Normal Highest Gust Note
October
 1.57"
 0.18"
 18%
 55mph Oct. 20 Looks Dry 
November
 1.4"
 
 
   
December
 1.23"
 
 
   
January
 1.37"
 
 
   
February
 1.33"
 
 
   
March
 1.91"
 
 
   
April
 2.02"
 
 
   
May
2.09" 
 
 
   
June
 0.77"
 
 
   
July
 0.72"
 
 
   
August
 0.76"
 
 
   
September
 1.33"
 
 
   
Annual
 16.5"