Folsom Lake Levels
During California’s worst drought in decades, Folsom Lake has become more desert-like. Levels are still trailing normal years by a significant margin.
Below is a chart showing lake levels since 1989. The sliders allow you to adjust the time frame you’re looking at and the elevation of the lake. Once you set a range, you can pick out a year to spotlight.
Hovering over chart will show you Folsom Lake’s levels on individual days.
Be sure to visit our drought page for the latest on this slow-moving disaster.
- UC Davis Study Finds Drought Impact On Farmers Harsh, But Softening - The drought will cost farmers more than $600 million this year. It’s a large number, but a fraction of the $2.7 billion hit to the farm economy in 2015.