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Lake Huron

Lake Huron is the second largest of the Great Lakes and ranks as the fourth largest lake in the world.

Lake Huron Basin Statistics

 

Length 206 mi / 332 km

Breadth 183 mi / 295 km

Depth 195 ft / 59 m average

750 ft / 229 m maximum

 

Volume 849 cubic mi /

3,538 cubic km

Shoreline Length 3,830 mi /

6,164 km (including islands)

Water Surface Area 23,000 square mi /

59,565 square km

Surface Area in U.S. 9,111 square mi /

23,600 square km

Retention/Replacement Time 22 years

Outlet St. Clair River to Lake Erie

Population 1.5 million U.S. /

1.5 million Canada

Source:GLERL and National Geophysical Data Center

 

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Taken on September 12, 2006