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. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit this place.

Lake Champlain Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 48.2 °F / 9 °C
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 92.3in / 92.3mm
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

Lake Champlain,United States of America: The current water temperature 48.2 °F

The temperature is too cold to swim

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,United States of America: The current water temperature 9 °C

The temperature is too cold to swim

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 hottest water temperature typically reached in August with around 74.3°F / 23.5°C. The coldest 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 Forecast for the next 14 Days

Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Nov 30.
Patchy rain nearby
41 °F
5 °C
34 °F
1 °C
74 %
19.3 mph
31 km/h
0 inch
0.8 mm
66%
Dec 01.
Moderate snow
32 °F
0 °C
23 °F
-5 °C
63 %
22.4 mph
36 km/h
0 inch
1.2 mm
74%
Dec 02.
Light snow
25 °F
-4 °C
21 °F
-6 °C
81 %
18.6 mph
30 km/h
0 inch
0.4 mm
73%
Dec 03.
Partly Cloudy
36 °F
2 °C
21 °F
-6 °C
0 %
31.1 mph
50 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
68%
Dec 04.
Patchy moderate snow
37 °F
3 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
87 %
20.5 mph
33 km/h
0 inch
0.7 mm
78%
Dec 05.
Moderate or heavy snow showers
34 °F
1 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
89 %
19.3 mph
31 km/h
0 inch
0.7 mm
68%
Dec 06.
Moderate or heavy snow showers
36 °F
2 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
68 %
17.4 mph
28 km/h
0.1 inch
1.8 mm
62%
Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Dec 07.
Partly Cloudy
32 °F
0 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
0 %
13.7 mph
22 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
77%
Dec 08.
Patchy rain nearby
39 °F
4 °C
27 °F
-3 °C
65 %
17.4 mph
28 km/h
0 inch
0.7 mm
88%
Dec 09.
Heavy snow
37 °F
3 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
89 %
19.3 mph
31 km/h
0.1 inch
2.6 mm
76%
Dec 10.
Blizzard
34 °F
1 °C
19 °F
-7 °C
85 %
24.2 mph
39 km/h
0.4 inch
11.3 mm
93%
Dec 11.
Patchy moderate snow
28 °F
-2 °C
14 °F
-10 °C
78 %
15.5 mph
25 km/h
0 inch
0.8 mm
79%
Dec 12.
Moderate snow
32 °F
0 °C
16 °F
-9 °C
77 %
13 mph
21 km/h
0.1 inch
1.4 mm
78%
Dec 13.
Partly Cloudy
30 °F
-1 °C
19 °F
-7 °C
0 %
18 mph
29 km/h
0 inch
0.1 mm
66%

Lake Champlain weather by month

Max.

Temperature

(°F)

ø.

Temperature

(°F)

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(inch)

Rainy Days

(day)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

32 19.9 6.6 59.1 3.9 73%

February

33.4 21.9 10.4 35.4 0 69.9%

March

44.1 29.5 16.2 22.9 1.2 70.3%

April

56.3 41.2 29.7 23.4 1.3 70.6%

May

70.2 54 40.6 33.4 2.1 71.3%

June

77 63 50.9 25.5 3.2 75.6%

July

78.3 69.8 61.3 38.6 1.9 74.6%

August

78.4 69.6 61.5 38.4 0.6 73.8%

September

75.6 63.5 54 0 0 74%

October

62.6 50.4 39.6 16.4 0 75.7%

November

53.1 39.6 31.3 29.9 2 75.1%

December

39.9 28.9 20.8 92.3 5.3 75.1%
Max.

Temperature

(°C)

ø.

Temperature

(°C)

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(days)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

0 -6.7 -14.1 59.1 3.9 73%

February

0.8 -5.6 -12 35.4 0 69.9%

March

6.7 -1.4 -8.8 22.9 1.2 70.3%

April

13.5 5.1 -1.3 23.4 1.3 70.6%

May

21.2 12.2 4.8 33.4 2.1 71.3%

June

25 17.2 10.5 25.5 3.2 75.6%

July

25.7 21 16.3 38.6 1.9 74.6%

August

25.8 20.9 16.4 38.4 0.6 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 5.3 75.1%
September is the month with the lowest rain of 0in / 0mm and December with the highest precipitation in a year with 3.6in / 92.3mm. The 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 temperature.

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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