Ice-out declared on Lake Winnipesaukee, earliest on record

Record-Breaking Early Ice-Out Announced for Lake Winnipesaukee

Lake Winnipesaukee Witnesses Earliest Ice-Out Ever Recorded

The onset of spring has made an early appearance in New Hampshire, marking a significant event on Lake Winnipesaukee. The lake’s ice-out was officially declared at 4:37 p.m. on Sunday, a statement from Emerson Aviation confirmed.

This year’s ice-out on Lake Winnipesaukee has set a new record for the earliest occurrence, breaking the previous record set on March 18, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. Emerson Aviation, responsible for the declaration, highlighted this milestone.

The breaking of ice on Lake Winnipesaukee not only signifies the changing seasons but also marks a historic moment for the area, with this year’s event happening sooner than ever before. This early spring phenomenon has captured the attention of both locals and enthusiasts alike, setting a new benchmark in the lake’s recorded history.