Lake Erie’s water temperature hits record high for July 9th

Buffalo

The National Weather Service is reporting Lake Erie’s water temperature is now at 76°F.

They say that’s a record for July 9th!

According to NWS Buffalo on Twitter, this reading is just four degrees from the all-time warmest water temperature measured for Lake Erie at Buffalo.

Water temperature records began in 1927.

Troy Licastro is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2018. See more of his work here.

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