Lake Michigan water temperature 2011
Lake Michigan water temperature 2012
The recent early-July heat wave has resulted in some impressive warming on Lake Michigan. On July 6 the mid-south lake buoy recorded a water temperature of 80 degrees F. Since 1981 there have only been six episodes where the water temperature reached 80 degrees. The average water temperature for July 6 is 63 degrees F.
A couple images from the MODIS spacecraft show the warmer-than-normal water this year…
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This post was written by jkennedy on July 11, 2012