Lake Ponemah is located in Fenton, MI in Genesee County. There are a public boat launch and a marina on this lake. The public boat launch is located on North Rd and the Marina is off Silver Lake Rd. Lake Ponemah is an all sports lake known for connecting to Squaw Lake and Tupper Lake. These three lakes make up the PST Lake Association, and the Shiawassee River also runs through the lake.
This lake is great for fishing and there is a variety of fish that live here: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Large and Small Mouth Bass, Northern Pike, Sunfish, Walleye and Yellow Perch. Not only are there a lot of fish, there are a lot of beautiful homes on Lake Ponemah. These homes are fit for all people and different needs. The homes range anywhere from a few thousand square feet to over 8,000 square feet.
This natural kettle lake is 379-acres with an average depth of 23 feet and a maximum depth of 77 feet. Lake Ponemah has an average elevation of 265 meters above sea level. Flood risk for this lake is medium-high. Living in Michigan, we experience all four seasons and the hottest months are July and August, giving the water an average temperature of 8 degrees Celsius. The water is coolest in January with an average temperature of -9.8 degrees Celsius.
Other Facts About Lake Ponemah
- Lake Ponemah can have low impact earthquakes, on average one every 50 years, with occurrences at <5 Richter.
- When an earthquake is present, it may be felt indoors by many people and outdoors by a few people during the day. At night, many people may be awakened.
- Flooding risk is medium-high.
- July is hottest with an average temperature of 8 °C at noon. January is coldest with an average temperature of -9.8 °C at night.
- Lake Ponemah has distinct cold and warm seasons. Temperatures drop sharply at night.
- Rainfall and other precipitation have no distinct peak month.
- Lake Ponemah has a humid (> 0.65 p/pet) climate. The land area is cultivated but some natural vegetation has been preserved.
- Climate is classified as a humid continental, which has four distinct seasons and four distinct temperature changes.
- The soil in the area is high in Luvisols and Cambisols (types of sub-boreal soils).
If you would like a personal tour of Lake Ponemah, I would be happy to give you one on my pontoon boat.
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