Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

There is a reason it was voted "Best Recreational Lake" in the nation, as chosen by readers of USA Today & 10Best. It is the supreme destination for a couple's getaway, girls or guys weekend, family summer vacation, business trip, or honeymoon and anniversary. There are virtually endless activities both on and off the water, tailoring to any type of vacation you want it to be.

Conveniently located in the heart of Missouri, The Lake of the Ozarks is the Midwest's premier lake resort destination, offering world-class boating, golfing, shopping and fishing, and a wide variety of lodging, restaurants, state parks, and other recreational activities to suit any budget and taste. Lake of the Ozarks vacations are defined by the Lake and its many waterfront accommodations, restaurants, recreational and entertainment venues.

At the Lake of the Ozarks you can be as lively or as laid back as you want to be. Bring your family, your friends and your colleagues to discover Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks.

During the summer, the average day temperature is between 85° - 90°F. The water temperature averages in the high 70s to mid-80s. Summer is the best time for swimming and boating. It is also the time of year when the Lake is the busiest.

WEATHER: Monthly Averages

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
High 42° 47° 57° 67° 76° 83°
Low 22° 25° 34° 44° 54° 63°
Rainfall 2.1 in. 2.2 in. 3.2 in. 4.3 in. 5.5 in. 4.5 in.
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 88° 88° 80° 69° 57° 45°
Low 68° 67° 58° 47° 37° 26°
Rainfall 3.9 in. 3.7 in. 4.5 in. 3.4 in. 3.5 in. 2.5 in.