This good lake has 22 miles of shoreline and 16 square miles of surface area.
All the water falling down from the sky makes Reelfoot Lake a wet spot. May is the month that gets the most rain while August is ordinarily the driest month. The warmest time of the year brings highs in the 90's to Reelfoot Lake, and throughout the night it cools down to the 60's. The cold days of the wintertime come with highs in the 40's, and after the sun is down during the winter temperatures at Reelfoot Lake sink into the 20's.