The water levels on all of the Great Lakes remain at or near record levels. In August, Lake Michigan-Huron was three inches below its record high monthly mean. September will likely end up below but similarly close to record highs. Looking forward, water levels have begun their “seasonal decline” this fall but expect them to stay high in the near future.
Learn more about how September water levels compare to historical records, the role of this year's wet weather on the rise of Great Lakes water levels, and how to start managing for coastal hazards.