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Lake Kariba Weekly Levels in Meters

The Kariba Lake is designed to operate between levels 475.50m and 488.50m (with 0.70m freeboard) for hydropower generation.

The Lake level has been dropping steadily, closing the period under review at 482.37m (49.79% usable storage) on 26th July 2021, compared to 481.12m (40.22% usable storage) recorded on the same date last year.

From:
13 July 2021
To:
26 July 2021
DayThis Year%FullLast Year%Full
13 Jul482.5751.34%481.2240.97%
14 Jul482.5751.34%481.2240.97%
15 Jul482.5451.11%481.2240.97%
16 Jul482.5150.88%481.2140.89%
17 Jul482.4950.72%481.240.82%
18 Jul482.4850.65%481.240.82%
19 Jul482.4750.57%481.240.82%
20 Jul482.4750.57%481.1940.74%
21 Jul482.4650.49%481.1840.67%
22 Jul482.4550.41%481.1740.59%
23 Jul482.4350.26%481.1540.44%
24 Jul482.4150.10%481.1440.37%
25 Jul482.3949.95%481.1340.29%
26 Jul482.3749.79%481.1240.22%
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