Niagara Falls Water Temperature

(Today) 2023

2.1°C / 35.8°F

The water will feel freezing / baltic. You would have to be insane or getting paid to want to get in water this cold! If you do make sure you are wearing a top end drysuit and all the accessories.

Current weather

-4°C / 25°F
(overcast clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
9 mph
Humidity
80%

The measurements for the water temperature in Niagara Falls, Ontario are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Niagara Falls water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Niagara Falls average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Niagara Falls
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 0.3 0.1 -0.3 1 3.2 10.4 19.3 21.7 18.6 11.3 6.8 1.6
Max °C 4.3 2.2 2.9 6.1 12 22.2 26.2 25.1 23.5 19.4 12 7.9
Min °F 34.1 33 32.8 35.8 41.3 55.4 69.5 72.4 67.4 55.5 46.3 37.4
Max °F 38.1 35.1 35.9 40.9 50.1 67.2 76.4 75.8 72.3 63.6 51.5 43.7

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 74.1°F / 23.4°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 34°F / 1.1°C.


7 day tide forecast for Niagara Falls

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • Low 3:03am
    (0.09m)
  • High 9:01am
    (1.14m)
  • Low 4:00pm
    (0.11m)
  • High 9:30pm
    (0.93m)
  • Low 3:58am
    (0.12m)
  • High 10:00am
    (1.12m)
  • Low 4:54pm
    (0.09m)
  • High 10:31pm
    (0.93m)
  • Low 4:50am
    (0.12m)
  • High 10:57am
    (1.13m)
  • Low 5:44pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 11:27pm
    (0.96m)
  • Low 5:39am
    (0.11m)
  • High 11:49am
    (1.16m)
  • Low 6:31pm
    (0.04m)
  • High 12:17am
    (1m)
  • Low 6:26am
    (0.08m)
  • High 12:33pm
    (1.19m)
  • Low 7:15pm
    (0m)
  • High 1:00am
    (1.04m)
  • Low 7:10am
    (0.05m)
  • High 1:14pm
    (1.22m)
  • Low 7:56pm
    (-0.02m)
  • High 1:41am
    (1.07m)
  • Low 7:52am
    (0.03m)
  • High 1:51pm
    (1.23m)
  • Low 8:35pm
    (-0.05m)
7 day tide times for Niagara Falls

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Troy, Hudson River, New York) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.