2019 Ice-In was recorded as 12/8/18 @ 2 AM, 4 days less than average.
My 2019 Summer Ice-out calculations are figured as follows:
As of 2018, the average amount of elapsed days to ice-out after New Years Day is 110.217 days, which equates to an ice-out date of 4/21/19.
As of 2018, the average amount of ice days after the previous ice-in date is 130.609 days, which based on the ice-in date for 2018 (12/8/18) equates to an ice-out date of 4/17/19.
An absolute average of these dates would be 4/19/19 @ 10:54 AM. Science (and Al Gore) have nothing to do with this, it is merely numbers. When God decides on ice-out, it will happen, and the Cardinals will announce it via the Knottlane Sap Shack smoke. The Cardinals will then drink a shot of Sake in anticipation of the long summer to come!
Average Days of ice , as of 2018 130.609
Average Ice-out Date is: April 21
Average Days of water, as of 2018 234.613
Average Ice-in Date is: December 12
aLf, predicts 2019 ICE-OUT on 4/19/19 @ 10:54 AM.
Ice dates are a consortium of Lake Lucerne Cardinals: Shirley Ratty, Meg, Andy, aLf - (Cardinal-Emeritus) and other Loons & Loonies.
In 2017, the Knottlane Cardinals were awarded the highly sought after Lake Lucerne loon pin of Excellence.
Thanks to The Knottlane Drone for keeping the gambling honest.