Waiting on the Thaw

Historical Ice Out Dates on Lake Marion

Special thanks to Association President, Craig Manson, for his efforts in compiling this data!  


Earliest: March 8, 1987 42 days above freezing, 14" of snow.


Latest: May 1, 2018

 

1948 to Present:

1948: 7 April 

1949: 8 April

1950: 21 April 

1951: 21 April

1952: 7 April

1953: No Record

1954: 7 April

1955: 7 April

1956: No Record

1957: 11 April

1958: No Record

1959: No Record

1960: No Record

1961: No Record

1962: 24 April

1963: 2 April

1964: 12 April

1965: No Record

1966: No Record

1967: No Record

1968: 27 March

1969: No Record

1970: No Record

1971: No Record

1972: No Record

1973: 31 March

1974: 14 April

1975: 27 April 

1976: 30 March

1977: 3 April

1978: 12 April

1979: 19 April

1980: 16 April

1981: 19 March

1982: 17 April

1983: 10 April

1984: 14 April

1985: 10 April

1986: 5 April

1987: 8 March

1988: 4 April

1989: 15 April

1990: 29 March

1991: 5 April

1992: 7 April

1993: 18 April

1994: 5 April

1995: 22 March

1996: 20 April

1997: 6 April

1998: 29 March

1999: 31 March

2000: 10 March

2001: 15 April

2002: 10 April

2003: 4 April

2004: 30 March

2005: 5 April

2006: 6 April

2007: 27 March

2008: 21 April

2009: 6 April

2010: 31 March

2011: 10 April

2012: 17 March

2013: 30 April

2014: 19 April

2015: 30 March

2016: 15 March

2017: 8 March with a refreeze on the 21st

2018: 1 May