Peak Season for Autumn Colors at Smith Mountain Lake, VA

    Yes, it's that time again! The lake is reflecting an almost surreal array of autumnal colors, making every vantage point on the lake, look like a watercolor painting!

    We just ended summer about 72 hours ago, with high's in the mid 80's and now a cold front has moved and the winds are kicking up so that we don't forget we have 4 seasons!

    Typically the peak colors for fall foliage are the last week of October through the first week of November.

    Speaking of temperatures at the lake, let's talk about year round weather...if you ever want to look at local webcams feel free to use this link, and the Smith Mountain Lake 10-Day Forecast can always be found here.

    Our typical climate is as follows: Because our temperatures are moderate year-round and we have four distinct seasons Smith Mountain Lake is appealing to visit any time of the year. The average temperature is in the low 80s in the summer and upper 30s in the winter. Annual precipitation is 41 inches of rain and 15 inches of snow. We haven't had much snow in recent years, and if it comes in the evening, it is typically gone by midday.

    How to get to Smith Mountain Lake: Use keyword destination is Moneta, VA.

    Well that's it! Go get packed, grab your best digital camera and come on out to the lake!

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