Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, Canada? If you're planning to go to Point Pelee National Park, the following 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 Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Point Pelee National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, Canada

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

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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What to wear/what to pack for Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, Canada by month

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January

January here is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows regularly.

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February

February in Point Pelee National Park is frigid. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows occasionally.

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April

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

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May

In May, Point Pelee National Park can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Point Pelee National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

June in Point Pelee National Park is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Point Pelee National Park during July, you will probably see that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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August

August here is warm 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

In September, Point Pelee National Park is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Point Pelee National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

If you go to Point Pelee National Park in October, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in Point Pelee National Park is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C), with a few days below 28 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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December

December in Point Pelee National Park is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Point Pelee National Park.

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