Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada? If you're planning to go to Kirkland Lake, 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 Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada

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

Important essentials for Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kirkland 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 excellent value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada

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

If you go to Esker Lakes Provincial Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Castle hopping? For Museum of Northern History at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau, take:

What to wear/what to pack for Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada by month

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January

January for Kirkland Lake is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

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February

February here is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about a third of the time.

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March

March in Kirkland Lake can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below -22 F (30+ below zero C). It snows 5-10 days this month.

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April

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

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May

In May, Kirkland Lake is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kirkland Lake, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

If you visit Kirkland Lake during June, you might see that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

July is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September in Kirkland Lake can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Kirkland Lake can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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November

In November, Kirkland Lake is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Kirkland Lake, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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December

December in Kirkland Lake is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below -22 F (30+ below zero C). It snows about half of the time.

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