Houghton Lake, Michigan, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Houghton Lake, Michigan, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Houghton Lake, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Houghton Lake, Michigan, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Houghton Lake, Michigan, United States of America

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Houghton Lake, Michigan, United States of America by month

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January

January is biting cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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February

February in Houghton Lake is very cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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March

Traveling to Houghton Lake in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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April

If you are traveling to Houghton Lake in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May in Houghton Lake is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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June

In June, Houghton Lake is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Houghton Lake, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

In July, Houghton Lake is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Houghton Lake, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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August

If you visit Houghton Lake during August, you will probably find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Houghton Lake in September, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in Houghton Lake is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November in this region can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December in Houghton Lake can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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