Category Archives: Technical Lake Stuff

August 2020 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the August 2020 Water Level Chart (at left). August was characterized by extremely dry and and extremely hot weather which lead to considerable lake water loss due to evaporation. The anticipated influx of runoff from tropical storm Isaias … Continue reading

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02 August 2020: July Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the July 2020 Water Level Chart (at left). For the third month in a row we’ve managed to maintain a relatively stable water level despite mild drought conditions prevalent at the start of the month. The lake level … Continue reading

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June 2020 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the June 2020 Water Level Chart (at left). For the second month in a row, the most notable thing about the chart is how relatively stable the water level was especially in light of how little rain we … Continue reading

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May 2020 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the May 2020 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing about May was how stable the water level was, hovering right around the top of the dam and varying only a little more than 2 inches … Continue reading

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April 2020 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the April 2020 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing about April (aside from the cold weather!) was the excessive rainfall we received which resulted in a short but intense period of extreme high water. Two … Continue reading

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04 April 2020: Clary Lake Full Once Again

A few days ago when I posted about archiving the March water level chart I said I expected the lake would fill soon, but that was before we received heavy rain on Thursday and Friday. That did the trick! This … Continue reading

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03 April 2020: Clary Lake is Featured Lake on Lakes of Maine Website

Lake Stewards of Maine maintains several great websites including the Lakes of Maine site which provides detailed technical information about most lakes in Maine, including Clary Lake. They also feature a different Maine lake on their website every month including … Continue reading

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March 2020 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the March 2020 Water Level Chart (at left) which for what it’s worth was labeled “Clary Lake Water Level February 2020” for the entire month of March due to an oversight on my part. Hope nobody was confused … Continue reading

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February 2020 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the February 2020 Water Level Chart (at left). The lake level was pretty sedate for most of the month, falling slowly and steadily from a high of -1.09 feet at the beginning of the month to a low … Continue reading

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January 2020 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the January 2020 Water Level Chart (at left). Not a lot to say about this chart! The lake level remained a little higher than we want it this time of year, but not outrageously so. We’ve been trying … Continue reading

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