Water Level Updates

June Water Level Update

Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron Lake Michigan water levels continue their seasonal incline, increasing by 3 inches from April to May. Though Lake Michigan is now about 25 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for May in 2020, the Lake is still about 10 inches above the long-term average water level. Water levels…
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April 2022 Water Level Update

April 22, 2022 By Caitlin Piotrowski, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have started their seasonal incline this spring, increasing by about 5 inches from March to April. Though Lake Michigan is now about 26 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for April in 2020, the…
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February 2022 Water Level Update

February 26, 2022 By Caitlin Piotrowski, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 5 inches from January to February. Though Lake Michigan is now about 28 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for January in 2020, the Lake…
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January 2022 Water Level Update

January 26, 2022 By Caitlin Piotrowski, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 5 inches from December to January. Though Lake Michigan is now about 28 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for January in 2020, the…
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December 2021 Water Level Update

December 31, 2021 By Caitlin Piotrowski, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 2 inches from November to December. Though Lake Michigan is now about 23 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for December in 1986, the…
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November 2021 Water Level Update

November 29, 2021 By Lydia Salus, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 3 inches from October to November. Though Lake Michigan is now about 25 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for November in 1986, the…
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September 2021 Water Level Update

September 30, 2021 By Adam Bechle, Coastal Engineering Outreach Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have begun their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by 2 inches this month. Water level fluctuations can be explained by the Net Basin Supply (NBS) and this past June was the first…
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August 2021 Water Level Update

August 11, 2021 By Kayla Wandsnider, Coastal Resilience Project Assistant, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron Summer tends to be the season where lake levels increase, however, Lake Michigan water levels have stayed relatively steady since March, increasing by 1 inch this month. Water level fluctuations can be explained by the Net…
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July 2021 Water Level Update

July 12, 2021 By Kayla Wandsnider, Coastal Resilience Project Assistant, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron The water levels on all the Great Lakes have continued to be below their monthly record highs as of July 9, 2021. Lake Michigan is now 19 inches below the highest recorded monthly average in July…
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June 2021 Water Level Update

June 18, 2021 By Kayla Wandsnider, Coastal Resilience Project Assistant, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron The water levels on all the Great Lakes have continued to be below their monthly record highs as of June 7, 2021. Lake Michigan is now 14 inches below the highest recorded monthly average in June…
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