With the trail going through over 4600 miles through seven states from the Northeast to the Great Plains, weather along the trail can be highly variable. You could be subject to any kind of weather or temperature related emergency depending on your location and the season. Be careful to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses and hypothermia while out on the trail. Be mindful of lightning, severe storms, and other environmental hazards common to the “North Country.” Please check the weather at www.weather.com for the specific location where you will be hiking prior to your visit.
Partially reproduced from North Country Trail Association's website.