Rangeley Lakes, Maine, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Rangeley Lakes, Maine, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Rangeley Lakes, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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When to go to Rangeley Lakes, Maine, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Rangeley Lakes, Maine, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • N95 masks

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  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Rangeley Lakes, Maine, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to Rangeley Lakes in January, you will notice that it is biting cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in this region can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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March

In March, Rangeley Lakes is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). During your visit, you can expect heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Rangeley Lakes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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April

April in Rangeley Lakes is brisk and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

In May, Rangeley Lakes can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and regularly 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 Rangeley Lakes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

In June, Rangeley Lakes is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s 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 Rangeley Lakes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July for Rangeley Lakes is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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August

August in Rangeley Lakes is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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September

Traveling to Rangeley Lakes in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Rangeley Lakes is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

In November, Rangeley Lakes can be very chilly and snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and about half 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). During your visit, you can expect extremely heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Rangeley Lakes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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December

In December, Rangeley Lakes is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and once in a while jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). During your visit, you can expect extremely heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Rangeley Lakes, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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