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

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Traveling to Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Kalamazoo, I have 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 Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Kalamazoo, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • 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.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Kalamazoo is frosty. 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Kalamazoo is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you vacation in Kalamazoo during April, you may see that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Kalamazoo is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kalamazoo, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you go to Kalamazoo in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Kalamazoo is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s 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 visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September for Kalamazoo is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you vacation in Kalamazoo during November, you might see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Kalamazoo can be extremely cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Kalamazoo, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kalamazoo.

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