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

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Traveling to Muskoka, Ontario, Canada? If you're planning to go to Muskoka, the following is 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 Muskoka, Ontario, Canada

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

Important essentials for Muskoka, Ontario, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Muskoka, 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 great kit.


  • 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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Activities for Muskoka, Ontario, Canada

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

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

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January

January in Muskoka is biting cold and very 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 tends to rain sometimes. It also snows about two thirds 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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February

In February, Muskoka can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Muskoka, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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March

March here is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in Muskoka is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows occasionally.

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May

If you vacation in Muskoka during May, you might notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

June in Muskoka is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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July

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

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August

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

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September

In September, Muskoka is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Muskoka, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

October in Muskoka is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 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 Muskoka can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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December

December for Muskoka is very cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about two thirds of the time.

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