A Season for Everyone
There are four distinct seasons in Voyageur country. The air is temperate during June, July, and August when periods of fine, mild weather prevail. The frost-free season averages 120 days from June to mid-September. The average ice-out date is May 3rd but varies year to year. Annual precipitation (rain and snow) averages 25-28 inches in the park and average snowfall ranges from 55-70 inches, but is highly variable. The first measurable snowfall occurs in late October and the last in late April or early May.
The most up-to-date, local weather conditions and forecasts are available from the National Weather Service.
Average Temperature and Precipitation by Month
Ice up and ice out vary every year. Weather conditions such as air temperature, water temperature, wind, rain and snow can have great affects on how the ice freezes up in the fall and thaws in the spring. Please use caution at all times while traveling on the ice, but use extreme caution during the late fall and early spring when ice conditions can be unstable.
Last updated: June 22, 2017