Sebago Lake Ice Out Dates

Have you ever wondered -- When does the ice go out of Sebago Lake?

Glenn Hodgkins of the Maine part of the United States Geological Services (USGS) has pulled together data from twenty-nine New England lakes and produced a report titled "Historical Ice-Out Dates for 29 Lakes in New England" (in PDF format). The following two graphs summarize the Sebago Lake data which covers a period from 1807 to 2000.

Graph #1: Ice Out from as early at March 14th to as late as May 9th

Graph #2: Ice Out trends to earlier in the year

Posted: 07/10/2003