Erie Climate Data: Water Temperature and Levels
The data shown on this page represents Lake Erie water temperature data and water level trends that were taken from the U.S. EPA Climate Change Indicators. View the different datasets by clicking each tab at the top of the graph.
Water Temperature and Levels
Lake Erie Water Level
Annual Average Surface Water Temperature
- This figure shows the annual average surface water temperatures in Lake Erie, as measured by satellites for the full time period (1995-2015).
Monthly Surface Water Temperatures
- This figure shows the average surface water temperatures in Lake Erie, as measured by satellites. This graph shows how average daily temperatures have changed between two time periods for comparison: 2006–2015 versus 1995–2004. Data source: EPA: Climate Change Indicators in the United States: Great Lakes Water Levels and Temperatures – www.epa.gov/climate-indicators – Updated August 2016.