SKANEATELES LAKE AT SKANEATELES NY

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Skaneateles Lake is a glacially formed lake located in Skaneateles, New York. The lake is roughly 16 miles long and has a maximum depth of 315 feet. The lake is fed by several small streams and is the primary source of drinking water for the city of Syracuse. The lake has a rich history, with Native American tribes settling in the area over 10,000 years ago. In the 1800s, the lake became a popular destination for wealthy vacationers who built grand homes on its shores. Today, Skaneateles Lake is a popular spot for recreational activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing. The lake is also home to several species of fish, including lake trout, rainbow trout, and smallmouth bass. Agriculture in the area is limited due to the steep terrain and limited flat land.

July 13, 2024

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mph

Windspeed

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Humidity

24hr Change 2.87%
Percent of Normal 105%
Minimum 2.3
2018-12-12
Maximum 26.7
2020-07-11
Average 24
Dam_Height 22
Drainage_Area 72
Year_Completed 1902
Nid_Storage 160000
River_Or_Stream SKANEATELES CREEK
Primary_Dam_Type Masonry
Surface_Area 8664
Hazard_Potential High
Dam_Length 150
Nid_Height 22

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Regional Streamflow

1350

Cubic Feet Per Second

16

Cubic Feet Per Second

103

Cubic Feet Per Second

1650

Cubic Feet Per Second