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

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Traveling to Northwestern Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Northwestern Minnesota, we 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 Northwestern Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Northwestern Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Northwestern Minnesota is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows regularly.

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February

If you go to Northwestern Minnesota in February, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in Northwestern Minnesota is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. It also snows once in a while.

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April

April in Northwestern Minnesota can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

If you visit Northwestern Minnesota during May, you may notice that it is balmy 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in Northwestern Minnesota is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

Traveling to Northwestern Minnesota in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August for Northwestern Minnesota is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

September here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you go to Northwestern Minnesota in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Northwestern Minnesota in November, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Northwestern Minnesota is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows sometimes.

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