Eagle Lake

Bar Harbor, Hancock, Maine
MIDAS 4606

Secchi transparency (mean, maximum & minimum annual values)

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Eagle Lake
MIDAS 4606 - Station 1
Year Depth - Meters Depth - Feet
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
1981 8.8 11.0 14 28.9 36.2 45.9
1982 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1983 10.5 11.1 12.5 34.4 36.5 41.0
1984 7.5 9.9 11.5 24.6 32.6 37.7
1985 8 10.1 12.5 26.2 33.0 41.0
1986 7.5 8.9 10.5 24.6 29.3 34.4
1987 9 11.1 13.3 29.5 36.3 43.6
1988 9.3 10.8 12.2 30.5 35.5 40.0
1989 8.5 10.2 11.6 27.9 33.6 38.1
1990 9.2 11.9 14.1 30.2 39.2 46.3
1991 10.7 12.6 14 35.1 41.2 45.9
1992 10.8 12.3 13.8 35.4 40.4 45.3
1993 9.5 11.6 13.6 31.2 38.1 44.6
1994 8 9.3 10.1 26.2 30.6 33.1
1995 10.3 11.0 11.7 33.8 36.2 38.4
1996 9.9 12.3 14.2 32.5 40.3 46.6
1997 8.3 11.1 12.5 27.2 36.4 41.0
1998 10.2 12.8 15.1 33.5 42.0 49.5
1999 10 10.5 11.6 32.8 34.6 38.1
2000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2001 11.4 12.1 13.7 37.4 39.8 44.9
2002 10 11.9 13.1 32.8 39.0 43.0
2003 10 11.1 11.6 32.8 36.3 38.1
2004 9.3 10.0 10.7 30.5 32.8 35.1
2005 10 11.0 12.8 32.8 36.1 42.0
2006 8.4 9.5 10.7 27.6 31.3 35.1
2007 9.1 10.7 11.8 29.9 35.0 38.7
2008 6.9 10.2 12.7 22.6 33.5 41.7
2009 7.9 9.3 11.6 25.9 30.4 38.1
2010 9.1 10.7 12.4 29.9 35.2 40.7
2011 9.2 10.8 13.2 30.2 35.4 43.3
2012 9.1 10.9 13 29.9 35.7 42.7
2013 10.4 11.5 12.7 34.1 37.8 41.7
2014 9.8 10.6 12 32.2 34.6 39.4
2015 10.5 12.1 13.7 34.4 39.6 44.9
2016 10 12.5 14.4 32.8 41.1 47.2
2017 7.6 11.6 14 24.9 38.2 45.9
2018 9.9 11.4 13.3 32.5 37.4 43.6


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Distribution of Secchi Disk Transparency in All Maine Lakes

Source Data:
Maine Lakes Transparency, Color & Chemistry: Annual Mean Values

Date-specific Secchi data for this and other Maine lakes can be found HERE