The park has a cool continental climate with short warm summers followed by long winters. Average summer highs range from 60� F to 80� F; winter highs range from 10� F to 30� F. Winter temperatures range from 0� F to 20� F.
The boating and canoeing season begins as early as the end of April and lasts until freeze-up sometime in November. The winter snowmobile and ski season generally begins in late December. Annual precipitation averages 28 inches.
Weather conditions can be extremely variable. In summer, storms can rise quickly, making travel on large lakes dangerous. Current lake conditions and short-term weather forecasts can be obtained at the visitor centers or on the weather band. In winter cold temperatures and wind combine for periods of extreme cold. Slush and thin ice can make travel off of the marked and staked trails dangerous. Stay on the trails.
|Avg High - �F||11.9||19.3||32.8||50.1||64.6||73.4||78.8||75.6||64.3||51.8||32.8||16.6||47.7|
|Avg Low - �F||-10.0||-4.0||11.4||27.8||39.6||49.5||54.6||51.7||42.5||32.9||17.0||-2.2||25.9|
|Avg Temp - �F||1.0||7.7||22.1||39.0||52.1||61.4||66.7||63.7||53.4||42.4||24.9||7.2||36.8|
|Avg Precip (in)||0.88||0.63||1.06||1.58||2.47||3.93||3.59||3.11||3.15||1.97||1.15||0.84||24.36|
|Avg Snowfall (in)||13.1||9.1||9.3||5.4||0.5||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.1||1.9||11.2||12.8||63.3|
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