Great Lakes Water Levels Current and Historical Data & Graphs (December 2021 Update)

Great Lakes Water Levels

Each month we summarize reports and data from the Army Corps of Engineers – Detroit District’s Monthly and Weekly reports for Great Lakes Water Levels and Great Lakes Water Level History. We present a single-page view of the changes in lakes levels from month to month are presented for Lakes Huron-Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Erie, … Read more

The 5 Great Lakes Water Temps All At Record Levels – Heating Up Concerns

Lighthouse With Ice

The Washington Post published an article this week that signaled an ominous warning. “Earth’s lakes are warming at a feverish pace, with the Great Lakes leading the way” It’s looking more and more like the Great Lakes water temps are experiencing setting new records due to the effects of higher temperatures in the region. Lakes … Read more

Communities Call for A Great Lakes Water Level emergency as Lake Water Levels Rise

Great Lakes Water Levels

Michigan shoreline community’s are petitioning to declare a Great Lakes Water Level Emergency due to record setting Great Lakes Water levels. The Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District Multiple noted that record high levels were set on the Great Lakes in 2019 resulting in increased risks from erosion and coastal flooding. The Corps six month … Read more

2020 Could Set New Record Water Levels Across Great Lakes

Great Lakes Water Levels

Lakes Huron and Michigan continue to rise in 2019 . This took it very close to breaching lake water levels records last set in May 1986. Its expected to be a record setting year in 2020.

High Temps Drop Great Lakes Ice Coverage Under 20%, Currently Stands at 16%

Caseville Breakwall Winter 2021

The Detroit Army Corps of Engineers have kept records of ice coverage going back to 1973. The map shows the current extent of the ice cover on the Great Lakes.

We are tracking the Great Lakes Ice Coverage for the Winter of 2021.