Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California North Fork American Watershed

Rubicon Lake

June 6 2023

1,442 acre-ft

-0.89% today
150% of Normal High

Water storage levels at Rubicon Lake are currently 1,442 acre-ft, about 150% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 955.5acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2009-11-23 when levels reached 99,999 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2019-11-16 when levels receded to 46 acre-ft.

Rubicon Lake is a beautiful alpine lake located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. This lake has a rich history and is an important source of water for the surrounding area. The lake's hydrology is heavily influenced by snowpack, which provides the majority of its water supply. The Rubicon River flows into the lake, and the lake's outflow feeds into the Middle Fork of the American River. The Rubicon Lake area is popular for hiking, fishing, and camping, and it is also used for agriculture. The lake provides water for irrigation of nearby crops, and the surrounding forests are used for timber production. Overall, Rubicon Lake is an important resource for the local community and a beautiful destination for visitors to the area.

Geolocation -120.217, 38.967
Elevation 6,800 ft
Storage 24hr Change -0.89%
Percent of Normal 150%
Minimum 46 acre-ft
Maximum 99,999 acre-ft
Average 956 acre-ft


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