Smith Mountain Lake Water Temperature

Smith mountain lake water temperature is an impoundment more commonly referred to, as a reservoir that is situated peacefully amidst the picturesque Roanoke-region-of-Virginia and is popularly called the “Jewel of the Blue Ridge”. Roanoke region surrounds the beautiful city-of-Roanoke whose origin dates back to the early 17th century when tribes of Native Americans made the region surrounding the Roanoke River their place of dwelling and this is one of the reasons for the cultural and archaeological importance of the city.

The Smith mountain lake came into existence in 1963 via the impounding of the Roanoke-River by the Smith Mountain Dam and has been measured as a 40 mile long river whose major portion lies in the Franklin-County-while a minor opposite end lies within the Pittsylvania County.

Union Hall is a town close to Smith Mountain Lake. mild temperate climate with hot summer would be the climate here. July is the month with the highest water temperature at 78.6°F / 25.9°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 35.1°F / 1.7°C. The avg. air temperature is around 77.4°F / 25.2°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 36.9°F / 2.7°C average air temperature. March is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and May with the max. precipitation in a year with 1in / 26.6mm. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit this place.

Smith Mountain Lake Summary

Description Value
Warmest Month Water Temperature: July with 78.6°F / 25.9°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 35.1°F / 1.7°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 77.4°F / 25.2°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 36.9°F / 2.7°C
Wettest Month: May with 1in / 26.6mm
Highest Humidity September with 69%
Lowest Humidity March with 60.9%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer





Water Temperature Smith Mountain Lake

Max. Water

Temperature

(°F)

ø. Water

Temperature

(°F)

Min. Water

Temperature

(°F)

January

38.7 36.1 34.5

February

36.7 35.2 34.5

March

43.5 39.6 36.5

April

54.3 48.7 43.7
May 70.7 61.3 54.1

June

78.4 71.4 65.8

July

80.1 75.4 71.6

August

80.2 75 71.1

September

76.6 69.4 64

October

66.4 59.4 54

November

54.1 49.6 45.5

December

45.7 41.5 38.8

Max. Water

Temperature

(°C)

ø. Water

Temperature

(°C)

Min. Water

Temperature

(°C)

January

3.7 2.3 1.4

February

2.6 1.8 1.4

March

6.4 4.2 2.5

April

12.4 9.3 6.5
May 21.5 16.3 12.3

June

25.8 21.9 18.8

July

26.7 24.1 22

August

26.8 23.9 21.7

September

24.8 20.8 17.8

October

19.1 15.2 12.2

November

12.3 9.8 7.5

December

7.6 5.3 3.8
The highest water temperature will be reached in July with around 78.6°F / 25.9°C. The lowest in February with an average water temperature of 35.1°F / 1.7°C.
Owing to its recreational existence, the Smith mountain lake water temperature has become a popular destination for water skiing, watercraft riding, wakeboarding and fishing as well as canoeing so you can rest assures that irrespective of your hobby, you are sure to find yourself enjoying a weekend away from the hustle bustle of the city life.
Be sure to bring a camera to capture some of the most memorable moments out at the old mills or while cruising through the craft and antique shops and better yet you never know when you might discover the magic of the area by catching a glimpse of wild turkeys flutter, deer grazing or even the sight of the oldest poplar tree in the entire world!

Union Hall weather forecast for the next 14 days

Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Nov 27.
Patchy rain nearby
61 °F
16 °C
46 °F
8 °C
74 %
3.7 mph
6 km/h
0.1 inch
1.7 mm
86%
Nov 28.
Mist
64 °F
18 °C
50 °F
10 °C
0 %
3.1 mph
5 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
89%
Nov 29.
Partly Cloudy
63 °F
17 °C
54 °F
12 °C
0 %
5.6 mph
9 km/h
0 inch
0.1 mm
85%
Nov 30.
Moderate rain
59 °F
15 °C
48 °F
9 °C
72 %
9.3 mph
15 km/h
0.4 inch
9.8 mm
82%
Dec 01.
Moderate rain
41 °F
5 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
89 %
9.3 mph
15 km/h
0.2 inch
5.8 mm
76%
Dec 02.
Patchy rain nearby
54 °F
12 °C
37 °F
3 °C
73 %
11.8 mph
19 km/h
0.2 inch
4 mm
80%
Dec 03.
Partly Cloudy
54 °F
12 °C
37 °F
3 °C
0 %
8.7 mph
14 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
79%
Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Dec 04.
Patchy rain nearby
48 °F
9 °C
32 °F
0 °C
78 %
12.4 mph
20 km/h
0 inch
0.4 mm
73%
Dec 05.
Partly Cloudy
52 °F
11 °C
34 °F
1 °C
0 %
6.8 mph
11 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
70%
Dec 06.
Partly Cloudy
46 °F
8 °C
28 °F
-2 °C
0 %
4.3 mph
7 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
59%
Dec 07.
Partly Cloudy
48 °F
9 °C
30 °F
-1 °C
0 %
3.1 mph
5 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
68%
Dec 08.
Partly Cloudy
46 °F
8 °C
27 °F
-3 °C
0 %
3.7 mph
6 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
77%
Dec 09.
Partly Cloudy
36 °F
2 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
0 %
11.2 mph
18 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
53%
Dec 10.
Partly Cloudy
46 °F
8 °C
30 °F
-1 °C
0 %
8.7 mph
14 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
70%

Union Hall weather by month

Max.

Temperature

(°F)

ø.

Temperature

(°F)

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(inch)

Rainy Days

(day)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

50.7 36.9 27.3 0.2 0 61.3%

February

54.5 39.2 29.7 0.2 0 61.6%

March

64.2 46.8 31.3 0 0 60.9%

April

71.4 57 43 0.3 0 61.7%

May

81.5 65.8 52.3 1 0 67.2%

June

86.2 73.9 62.1 0.7 0.6 66.7%

July

88.5 77.4 67.5 1 0 66.8%

August

88.2 76.6 66.2 0.6 0 67.2%

September

85.1 70.5 59.2 0.2 0.6 69%

October

75.7 59.4 44.1 0 0 68.2%

November

65.3 48.6 36.9 0 0 66%

December

54.1 40.5 31.5 0 0 68.3%

Max.

Temperature

(°C)

ø.

Temperature

(°C)

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(days)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

10.4 2.7 -2.6 5.2 0 61.3%

February

12.5 4 -1.3 4.3 0 61.6%

March

17.9 8.2 -0.4 0 0 60.9%

April

21.9 13.9 6.1 6.9 0 61.7%

May

27.5 18.8 11.3 26.6 0 67.2%

June

30.1 23.3 16.7 17.1 0.6 66.7%

July

31.4 25.2 19.7 24.3 0 66.8%

August

31.2 24.8 19 14 0 67.2%

September

29.5 21.4 15.1 4.8 0.6 69%

October

24.3 15.2 6.7 0 0 68.2%

November

18.5 9.2 2.7 0 0 66%

December

12.3 4.7 -0.3 0 0 68.3%
March is the driest at 0in / 0mm and May the wettest month with 1in / 26.6mm. With an average temperature of 77.4°F / 25.2°C, July is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 36.9°F / 2.7°C average temperature.

Activities around Smith Mountain Lake

In case you are planning a trip to the spectacular and natural beauty of the Smith mountain lake water temperature, be sure to pack all that you need for the adventurous journey ahead! Among the various travelling options available for reaching your destination, travelling by road while driving through the meandering mountain roads with your loved ones could be all the relaxation you are looking for.




However, in case you are not a big road buff, arriving extravagantly via a private plane is an option that would best suit you. Owing to the comfortable weather, the peak seasons for vacationing include the months from June to August as the weather is appropriate for people of all age groups but do make sure to get your bookings well in advance!

Activities & POI in Union Hall

Type of Activity List
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Palmer's Marina
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