Voting closed!

I have posted all the dates I've received as of this morning, and am closing the voting for this year. Thanks for participating, and good luck to all!

It's certainly a warm and sunny day in Toronto and up Algonquin today, but the forecast is still showing below zero temps at night next week, and not all that warm during the day.

Photos of Lake of Two Rivers and Smoke Lake posted today by Gordon Baker over at Algonquin Outfitters show tht things are softening up a little around the edges, but the main body of both lakes remains solid and white and I still think we're at least a week away from ice-out.

And in case some of you missed it, our little ice-out site was mentioned in the latest edition of Ontario Parks "Insider" newsletter, and as a result we've been getting about 150 extra visits to the site each day. In total, we've had 4,000 visits to the site this season, from 1,500 unique visitors -- not bad!


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  • 2013 Predictions!

  • To make a prediction just send your date to Jeff by email at 'iceout' + '@' + ''

    See what dates people chose in past years.

  • 2014 (May 2nd)
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  • 2012 (March 26th)
  • 2011 (April 29th)
  • 2010 (April 3rd)
  • 2009 (April 24th)
  • 2008 (April 25th)

Historical Sites & Data

    Here is a table and graph of all the ice-out dates since 1989 (plus one very old data point for 1953!)

    In 2008 this site was converted to a blog format, so historical posts are now available via the archives. Previous sites have been preserved here for posterity...

  • 2007 (April 22nd)
  • 2006 (April 20th)
  • 2005 (April 28th)
  • 2004 (April 22nd)
  • 2003 (April 23rd)
  • 2002 (April 19th)
  • 2001 (April 23rd)
  • 2000 (April 26th)
  • 1999 (April 20th)

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