Lake Wassookeag (Dexter Pond)

Dexter, Penobscot, Maine
MIDAS 0227

Secchi transparency (mean, maximum & minimum annual values)

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Lake Wassookeag (Dexter Pond)
MIDAS 0227 - Station 1
Year Depth - Meters Depth - Feet
Min Avg Max Min Avg Max
1975 4.4 7.6 11 14.4 24.9 36.1
1976 5.3 7.7 9.4 17.4 25.3 30.8
1977 4.2 4.2 4.2 13.8 13.8 13.8
1978 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1979 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1980 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1981 4.5 7.1 9.8 14.8 23.3 32.2
1982 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1983 8.5 8.5 8.5 27.9 27.9 27.9
1984 7 7 7 23.0 23.0 23.0
1985 8.5 8.5 8.5 27.9 27.9 27.9
1986 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1987 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1988 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1989 9.8 9.8 9.8 32.2 32.2 32.2
1990 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1991 7 8.1 10 23.0 26.6 32.8
1992 5 8.8 11 16.4 28.9 36.1
1993 7.5 9.7 11 24.6 31.8 36.1
1994 7 7.9 9 23.0 25.9 29.5
1995 6 9 10.1 19.7 29.5 33.1
1996 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1997 7 7.3 7.7 23.0 24.0 25.3
1998 9.1 9.1 9.1 29.9 29.9 29.9
1999 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2000 9.1 9.1 9.1 29.9 29.9 29.9
2001 9.3 10.2 11 30.5 33.5 36.1
2002 8.4 10 11 27.6 32.8 36.1
2003 6.5 8.1 9.7 21.3 26.6 31.8
2004 4.5 8.4 10.5 14.8 27.6 34.4
2005 5.2 7.5 9.2 17.1 24.6 30.2
2006 5.8 7.4 9.1 19.0 24.3 29.9
2007 6.2 8.2 9.8 20.3 26.9 32.2
2008 7.2 7.7 7.9 23.6 25.3 25.9
2009 6.7 7.5 9.3 22.0 24.6 30.5
2010 6.5 7.2 9.6 21.3 23.6 31.5
2011 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2012 8.4 10.4 11.9 27.6 34.1 39.0
2013 7.5 9.5 11.4 24.6 31.2 37.4
2014 6.5 8 10.7 21.3 26.2 35.1
2015 7.9 8.7 9.9 25.9 28.5 32.5
2016 7.3 9.2 11.5 24.0 30.2 37.7
2017 6.5 8.6 9.8 21.3 28.2 32.2
2018 6.5 9.6 12.6 21.3 31.5 41.3




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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