Lake Lanier Water Temperature

Lake Lanier can be found in the foot hills of the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains, it is in the north of the state of Georgia and north east of Atlanta. When you reach the Lake you’ll be delighted and spoiled for choice with the lake’s 650 plus miles of shoreline, scattered with dense woodlands and perfect views into the mountains and picture perfect aqua blue water.


The Lake takes its name from the famous 19th century poet Sidney Clopton Lanier, who took inspiration from the area and its natural beauty, even going so far as to write “Song of the Chattahoochee” in homage to the area and the famous Chattahoochee river.

Lake Lanier is a village close to Lake Lanier. July is the month with the highest water temperature at 87.3°F / 30.7°C.
The coldest month is January with an average water temperature of 41.9°F / 5.5°C.
January is the driest at 0in / 0mm and July the wettest month with 1.6in / 40.1mm.
With an average air temperature of 77.9°F / 25.5°C, July is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 40.8°F / 4.9°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as mild temperate climate with hot summer. Best time to Visit would be in June, July, August, September.

Lake Lanier Summary

Description Value
Warmest Month Water Temperature: July with 87.3°F / 30.7°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: January with 41.9°F / 5.5°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 77.9°F / 25.5°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 40.8°F / 4.9°C
Wettest Month: July with 1.6in / 40.1mm
Driest Month: January with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity December with 74.4%
Lowest Humidity April with 66.1%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

Lake Lanier water temperature by month

Lake Lanier water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

45.1 42.4 41.2

February

50.4 45.3 42.1

March

61.9 54.5 48

April

72.5 64.8 57.9

May

81.5 74.1 66.7

June

86.7 81.5 75.7

July

88 84 80.1

August

88.2 83.5 78.8

September

84.6 77.4 70.7

October

75.2 66.9 59.5

November

63.3 55.4 48.9

December

51.4 46.4 43.5

Lake Lanier water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

7.3 5.8 5.1

February

10.2 7.4 5.6

March

16.6 12.5 8.9

April

22.5 18.2 14.4

May

27.5 23.4 19.3

June

30.4 27.5 24.3

July

31.1 28.9 26.7

August

31.2 28.6 26

September

29.2 25.2 21.5

October

24 19.4 15.3

November

17.4 13 9.4

December

10.8 8 6.4

July is the month with the highest water temperature at 87.3°F / 30.7°C. The month with the lowest is January with an average water temperature of 41.9°F / 5.5°C.

During the summer months the area is massively popular with tourists who flock to take part in a diverse range of activities that include fishing, swimming, boating and camping around the mild waters whose temperatures generally reach between 60 and 70 Fahrenheit.

For those that would like to get out of the water there are canopy tours, equestrian centres and hundreds of miles of terrain to explore. During winter you can even visit the Lake Lanier Islands for their special “Magical Nights of Lights Event” that sees the area turned into a winter wonderland with a holiday village and attractions for the family.


Lake Lanier weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jul. 26
Broken clouds
88 °F
73°F
31 °C
23°C
1mph (1km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
82%
Jul. 27
Moderate rain
86 °F
71°F
30 °C
22°C
1mph (1km/h)
south
0in (10mm)
80 %
88%
Jul. 28
Scattered clouds
95 °F
67°F
35 °C
19°C
1mph (1km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
68%
Jul. 29
Broken clouds
98 °F
70°F
37 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
10 %
64%
Jul. 30
Overcast clouds
90 °F
70°F
32 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
west-northwest
0in (2mm)
35 %
69%
Jul. 31
Broken clouds
95 °F
67°F
35 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%
Aug. 01
Overcast clouds
89 °F
69°F
32 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
west
0in (1mm)
25 %
59%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 02
Light rain
89 °F
69°F
32 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
west-northwest
0in (9mm)
75 %
81%
Aug. 03
Overcast clouds
85 °F
66°F
30 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
10 %
62%
Aug. 04
Overcast clouds
96 °F
66°F
36 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
10 %
79%
Aug. 05
Overcast clouds
97 °F
69°F
36 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (4mm)
55 %
81%
Aug. 06
Overcast clouds
94 °F
71°F
34 °C
22°C
1mph (1km/h)
northwest
0in (3mm)
45 %
63%
Aug. 07
Few clouds
89 °F
72°F
32 °C
22°C
1mph (1km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
53%
Aug. 08
Clear Sky
97 °F
72°F
36 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
50%
Aug. 09
Broken clouds
94 °F
69°F
34 °C
21°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
59%
Aug. 10
Overcast clouds
90 °F
69°F
32 °C
21°C
2mph (2km/h)
west-southwest
0in (1mm)
25 %
72%

Lake Lanier weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

51.3 40.8 33.4 0 1 69.5%

February

55.8 44.1 35.2 0 1 70.4%

March

64.2 51.4 37.6 0.3 0 67.8%

April

72.9 60.3 48.9 0.1 1 66.1%

May

81.5 68.4 55.8 0.4 0 67.1%

June

85.6 75.6 65.5 0.2 0 68.9%

July

87.4 77.9 69.6 1.6 0 70.9%

August

88 77.7 69.1 0.9 0 70.6%

September

83.8 72.7 62.2 0 0 69.3%

October

76.8 62.6 50.4 0 0 69.3%

November

66.2 52 41 0 0 69.2%

December

55.6 44.6 36.7 0 1 74.4%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

10.7 4.9 0.8 0 1 69.5%

February

13.2 6.7 1.8 0 1 70.4%

March

17.9 10.8 3.1 6.5 0 67.8%

April

22.7 15.7 9.4 3.6 1 66.1%

May

27.5 20.2 13.2 9.9 0 67.1%

June

29.8 24.2 18.6 4.2 0 68.9%

July

30.8 25.5 20.9 40.1 0 70.9%

August

31.1 25.4 20.6 24 0 70.6%

September

28.8 22.6 16.8 0 0 69.3%

October

24.9 17 10.2 0 0 69.3%

November

19 11.1 5 0 0 69.2%

December

13.1 7 2.6 0 1 74.4%
January is the driest at 0in / 0mm and July the wettest month with 1.6in / 40.1mm. With an average temperature of 77.9°F / 25.5°C, July is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 40.8°F / 4.9°C average temperature.

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