What is the Water Temperature of Lake of the Ozarks Today?

Here you can find the water temperature of Lake of the Ozarks today. If a temperature is showing below, it is the current water temperature within the hour.

We also provide Lake of the Ozarks water temps by month, as well as graphs of 7 Day and 30 Day historic Lake of the Ozarks water temperatures.

Here is the Lake of the Ozarks Water Temperature today:

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83°F
Water Temperature


659.03′
Lake Level

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Water temperature and lake level (if available) updated each hour.
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Lake of the Ozarks Average Water Temperature by Month

Here is some Lake of the Ozarks water temperature data by month. You can find charts, facts, and other water temperature information here for Lake of the Ozarks.

Curious what the Lake of the Ozarks water temperature is right now? You can find that here. It also has historic 7 Day & 30 Day water temperature graphs available.

We have been monitoring the water temperature of Lake of the Ozarks since 2016. Using that information, we’ve been able to produce this post which includes the coldest water temperature of Lake of the Ozarks, the warmest temperature, and the average LOTO water temperature by month.

This data is exclusive to Angler Spy™ – we know of no other source of such extensive water temperature monitoring for Lake of the Ozarks. Our equipment measures & records water temps each hour, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. There are minor gaps in the data due to loss of connection, winter issues, even boat props destroying our sensors! However, the data is generally complete, and we hope you find it useful!

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How cold does the water temperature of Lake of the Ozarks get?

According to our records, the coldest water temperature for Lake of the Ozarks we have on record is 34.5° F, measured on March 6th, 2019.

How warm does the water temperature of Lake of the Ozarks get?

Again, according to our data, the warmest water temperature for Lake of the Ozarks is 90.3° F. This was recorded on July 11th, 2018.

It should be noted: our unit is located in the shade of a dock, in roughly 12ft of water.

Does Lake of the Ozarks freeze?

The short answer is NO. It does not freeze over like lakes to the north. The backs of coves, in shallow water, will freeze. However, the entire lake does not come close to freezing over solid.

Average Lake of the Ozarks Water Temperature by Month

Here are the average water temperatures by month for Lake of the Ozarks, from data generated between 2016 and 2020.

  • Month | Average Water Temp in ° F
  • January | 40.44°
  • February | 35.95°
  • March | 40.10°
  • April | 54.29°
  • May | 66.25°
  • June | 76.06°
  • July | 82.52°
  • August | 81.89°
  • September | 80.72°
  • October | 70.35°
  • November | 55.89°
  • December | 46.07°

Lastly, here’s a simple chart that shows Lake of the Ozarks average water temperatures by month:

Historic Lake of the Ozarks Water Temperatures from Alhonna Resort & Marina

Here are historic Lake of the Ozarks water temperatures from Alhonna Resort & Marina in Central Missouri. We currently offer 7 Day & 30 Day Average Water Temperature graphs.

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7 Day & 30 Day Average Water Temperature Trends for Lake of the Ozarks from Alhonna Resort & Marina

Lake of the Ozarks Water Temperature & Lake Level from Alhonna Resort and Marina

Current Lake of the Ozarks Water Temperature and Lake Elevation from Alhonna Resort & Marina in Missouri. Water temperature and lake level readings updated hourly. You have found the best source for current & accurate water temperatures and lake levels for Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri.

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Lake Of The Ozarks

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83°F
Water Temperature


659.03′
Lake Level

Lake level & temperature may be pulled from USGS, USACE and other public sources.


Water temperature and lake level (if available) updated each hour.
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7 Day & 30 Day Historic Lake of the Ozarks Water Temperature Trends

Weather near Lake of the Ozarks

Lake of the Ozarks Water Temperatures by Month

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Lake of the Ozarks Fishing Reports

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Lake of the Ozarks Navionics MicroSD Files

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Link to Navionics+ marine lakes & charts on Amazon. Includes all of Missouri and other states in the region. Meant to be loaded into your onboard depth finder / GPS unit.

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More About Lake of the Ozarks Water Temperature

Water temperatures at Lake of the Ozarks fluctuate greatly throughout the year. Surface temperatures can dip below freezing in shallow water during winter, such as in the backs of coves. During summer, water temperatures as high as 91°F have been recorded by Angler Spy on Lake of the Ozarks. Spawning water temperatures for Lake of the Ozarks occur during spring, typically from late April through late May, when water temperatures range from 55° to 65°F

About Lake of the Ozarks

Lake of the Ozarks is located in central Missouri in Benton, Camden, Miller and Morgan counties. It covers roughly 54,000 acres and has some 1,150 miles of shoreline. It was created by the impounding of the Osage River in the northern part of the Ozark Mountains. Lake of the Ozarks is a popular fishing & recreational boating destination. Fish species include bass, crappie, catfish, bluegill and others.

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