The level of the Great Salt Lake is at 4,202.4 feet above sea level, some 2.1 feet lower than at this same time last year, according to U.S. Geological Survey that monitors the lake.

The area of the lake north of the Southern Pacific Railroad causeway is slightly lower, however, at 4,201 feet above sea level.The lake has dropped 9.45 feet since hitting its all-time peak of 4,211.85 feet in 1987. The 1990 peak was 4,204.7 feet during March and April.