Highest water levels on record in three of the Great Lakes

10 July 2019 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and Lake Superior reached their highest points last month since record-keeping began in 1918.

Water levels in Lake Superior, the largest of the five Great Lakes, set records in both May and June this year.

Also setting a new record was Lake St. Clair, part of the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Erie.

Lake Erie borders Ontario, as well as Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York

Lakes Huron and Michigan missed setting a new monthly record by about 25 mm (just under an inch).

The Great Lakes Ranked by Size
  1. Lake Ontario – 7,340 square miles.
  2. Lake Erie – 9,910 square miles. …
  3. Lake Michigan – 22,404 square miles. …
  4. Lake Huron – 23,007 square miles.
  5. Lake Superior – 31,700 square miles.

For comparison, the entire state of Vermont covers 9,615 sq. miles, while South Carolina boasts 32,007 sq. miles.



Thanks to Robert Boon for these links

6 thoughts on “Highest water levels on record in three of the Great Lakes”

  1. hmm is it agaziz or some weird name that was growing for some time and taking over homes and lands up north of those lakes? wonder how thats going?
    if memory serves its the same old lake that went splat into the gulf a looong time ago and they blame for upsetting the ocean current/cycles back then

    • Reckoned to be the cause of the Younger-Dryas. Hadn’t heard of the Lake by name. However looking it up they are already starting to claim that melt from Greenland may cause colder temperatures in Europe in a similar way preempting any disquiet about the climate model. These people have been tormenting minds for hundreds if not thousands of years. They know what they do, psyops in it’s modern terminology.

    • It’s taken me two days to remember the Ice Sheets name but the Laurentide Ice Sheet is also quoted as a possible candidate for the Younger Dryas, I thought the Agassiz part of this process as the sources I checked made such assertions.

      Yer pays yer money yer makes yer choice as they say in the UK.

  2. Agassiz probably didn’t think his name was weird.
    Your memory doesn’t serve; the lake finally drained to the north, not to the Gulf, although a southern outlet had existed, insufficient to empty the lake, and there were probably no homes north of the lake, unless they were built on the glacier, which seems counterintuitive, until the glacial dam melted enough to allow that northern drainage.

  3. From El Nino which was from solar wind which more was allowed in because of our weakened mag shield. Energy in, energy out.

  4. All the cosmic rays causing more cloud cover and more clouds equal more rain with higher water levels. Rain records were set

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