Lake Champlain Water Temperature

A major tourism destination, Lake Champlain is located close to the border between Canada and the United States. This freshwater and natural lake is possibly among the most visited places in the region owing its natural beauty.

The lake got its name from Samuel de Champlain, the French explorer who came across it in 1609. Today, the region is being continuously developed to attract several kinds of wildlife creatures including great blue herons, cattle egrets and black crowned night herons.

Lake Champlain is a city close to Lake Champlain. Warm-summer humid continental climate would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 74.3°F / 23.5°C. The month with the lowest is March with an average water temperature of 33.8°F / 1°C. The avg. air temperature is around 69.8°F / 21°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 19.9°F / -6.7°C average air temperature. September is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and December with the max. precipitation in a year with 3.6in / 92.3mm. If you plan to visit this place, the month June, July, August, September would be the best time.

Lake Champlain Summary

Description Value
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 74.3°F / 23.5°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 33.8°F / 1°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 69.8°F / 21°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 19.9°F / -6.7°C
Wettest Month: December with 3.6in / 92.3mm
Driest Month: September with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity October with 75.7%
Lowest Humidity February with 69.9%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification Warm-summer humid continental climate

Lake Champlain water temperature by month

Lake Champlain water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

41 38.8 36.1

February

36.1 34.5 33.4

March

34.7 33.8 33.4

April

39.9 36.9 34.5

May

51.1 45.1 40.1

June

63.5 56.8 50.9

July

72.9 68 62.4

August

74.8 73 71.2

September

74.1 70.5 66.9

October

67.3 61.5 55.6

November

56.3 51.1 46.6

December

46.6 43.3 41.2

Lake Champlain water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

5 3.8 2.3

February

2.3 1.4 0.8

March

1.5 1 0.8

April

4.4 2.7 1.4

May

10.6 7.3 4.5

June

17.5 13.8 10.5

July

22.7 20 16.9

August

23.8 22.8 21.8

September

23.4 21.4 19.4

October

19.6 16.4 13.1

November

13.5 10.6 8.1

December

8.1 6.3 5.1

The highest water temperature will be reached in August with around 74.3°F / 23.5°C. The lowest in March with an average water temperature of 33.8°F / 1°C.

The beauty of Lake Champlain can be savored during different seasons of the year. This place has so much to offer to tourists. In fact, tourists can indulge in different activities whilst they are in this place. For example, they can go fishing, boating, explore lighthouses, visit parks, and enjoy the wildlife present in the region and much more.


Lake Champlain weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jul. 25
Thunderstorm with rain
80 °F
65°F
27 °C
18°C
3mph (5km/h)
south
0in (12mm)
80 %
82%
Jul. 26
Scattered clouds
82 °F
64°F
28 °C
18°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (2mm)
40 %
85%
Jul. 27
Broken clouds
76 °F
64°F
24 °C
18°C
1mph (2km/h)
southwest
0in (1mm)
15 %
85%
Jul. 28
Scattered clouds
71 °F
52°F
22 °C
11°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
71%
Jul. 29
Thunderstorm with rain
70 °F
60°F
21 °C
16°C
3mph (6km/h)
south-southwest
0in (11mm)
80 %
79%
Jul. 30
Scattered clouds
65 °F
51°F
18 °C
10°C
4mph (7km/h)
west-northwest
0in (1mm)
50 %
82%
Jul. 31
Heavy rain
68 °F
49°F
20 °C
10°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southwest
1in (16mm)
95 %
80%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 01
Few clouds
74 °F
51°F
23 °C
10°C
3mph (5km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
20 %
74%
Aug. 02
Scattered clouds
80 °F
54°F
27 °C
12°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%
Aug. 03
Overcast clouds
75 °F
66°F
24 °C
19°C
4mph (6km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
20 %
65%
Aug. 04
Overcast clouds
76 °F
56°F
25 °C
14°C
4mph (7km/h)
south
0in (2mm)
35 %
80%
Aug. 05
Light rain
74 °F
54°F
24 °C
12°C
3mph (5km/h)
south
0in (6mm)
85 %
76%
Aug. 06
Few clouds
87 °F
54°F
31 °C
12°C
1mph (2km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
68%
Aug. 07
Few clouds
76 °F
59°F
25 °C
15°C
3mph (6km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
69%
Aug. 08
Scattered clouds
75 °F
66°F
24 °C
19°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
64%
Aug. 09
Few clouds
87 °F
68°F
31 °C
20°C
2mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%

Lake Champlain weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

32 19.9 6.6 2.3 4 73%

February

33.4 21.9 10.4 1.4 0 69.9%

March

44.1 29.5 16.2 0.9 1 70.3%

April

56.3 41.2 29.7 0.9 1 70.6%

May

70.2 54 40.6 1.3 2 71.3%

June

77 63 50.9 1 3 75.6%

July

78.3 69.8 61.3 1.5 2 74.6%

August

78.4 69.6 61.5 1.5 1 73.8%

September

75.6 63.5 54 0 0 74%

October

62.6 50.4 39.6 0.6 0 75.7%

November

53.1 39.6 31.3 1.2 2 75.1%

December

39.9 28.9 20.8 3.6 5 75.1%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

0 -6.7 -14.1 59.1 4 73%

February

0.8 -5.6 -12 35.4 0 69.9%

March

6.7 -1.4 -8.8 22.9 1 70.3%

April

13.5 5.1 -1.3 23.4 1 70.6%

May

21.2 12.2 4.8 33.4 2 71.3%

June

25 17.2 10.5 25.5 3 75.6%

July

25.7 21 16.3 38.6 2 74.6%

August

25.8 20.9 16.4 38.4 1 73.8%

September

24.2 17.5 12.2 0 0 74%

October

17 10.2 4.2 16.4 0 75.7%

November

11.7 4.2 -0.4 29.9 2 75.1%

December

4.4 -1.7 -6.2 92.3 5 75.1%
The warmest avg. temperature is around 69.8°F / 21°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 19.9°F / -6.7°C average air temperature. September is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and December with the max. precipitation in a year with 3.6in / 92.3mm.

Visiting Lake Champlain during summer can be festive and hectic. There is so much to look forward to in this place during this time of the year. In fact, tourists can look forward to enjoying festivities in visiting this place during summers.

The amount of activities gets slowed down considerably during winters as the number of tourists visiting this place decreases noticeably. There are two prominent roadways that will take tourists around Lake Champlain.

Tourists can also reach this place by taking ferry services from north of Ticonderoga. In addition to this, tourists can take to waterways and railroads to get to Lake Champlain.

Activities & POI in Lake Champlain

Type of Activity List
Beach Port Kent Public Beach Park, Rossetti Beach, North Beach, Texaco Beach, Oakledge Park Beach, Oakledge Cove
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Port Douglass Boat Launch, Burlington Sailing Center
Attraction Spirit Ethan Allen
Golf Course Harmony Golf Club & Community

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