Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park offers wildy varying weather thanks to the influence of Lake Superior. Summers can be very humid and hot, while winters can be incredibly harsh. The park is heavily influenced in terms of weather by the gigantic Lake Superior. Massive snowfalls are fairly common, as are floods. Cool, wet springs bring hordes of black flies. Light rain and mist can linger for days due to the border with Lake Superior. The area sometimes receives over two hundred inches of snow. Anyone backpacking in Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park needs to be prepared for all types of weather conditions.

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Average temps:

January: 7-20 degrees
April: 30-53
July: 54-79
October: 37-57





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