Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Detroit Lakes, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Detroit Lakes, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Detroit Lakes, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States of America by month

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January

January in Detroit Lakes can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Detroit Lakes is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Detroit Lakes is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you go to Detroit Lakes in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Detroit Lakes during May, you may find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you vacation in Detroit Lakes during June, you will probably see that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Detroit Lakes is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you are traveling to Detroit Lakes in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Detroit Lakes is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November is very cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Detroit Lakes can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Becker County Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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