Get Ready To Bundle Up, The Farmers’ Almanac is Predicting Freezing Cold Temperatures This Winter In Michigan

You might not want to face the truth, but winter will be here before we know it. The seasons seem to fly by here in the Great Lakes State – perhaps because we’re always having so much fun enjoying our wonderful region. While we’re still ramping up for plenty of fun autumn activities, it’s never too soon to start preparing for wintertime, and the Farmers’ Almanac winter weather forecast offers a glimpse into oncoming cold weather in Michigan.

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Winter in Michigan

August 25, 2022

How much snowfall does Michigan get each year?

The state of Michigan usually gets about 60 inches of snowfall each year, but according to the Farmers’ Almanac winter forecast for Michigan, we might get even more than that this year! Make sure you’re prepared – you’ll definitely need your warm coats and furry mittens. 

Should I go hiking in winter in Michigan?

It gets cold, but you can absolutely go hiking during winter in Michigan. We especially love exploring the Pyramid Point Trail inside Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. This peaceful stroll is only a half mile long, so it’s the perfect distance for a brief winter outing. When Lake Michigan is covered in stunning snow, this whole area takes on a whole new glow. If you loved this walking path, you should also explore the William Derby Nature Preserve Loop in Cedarville. This hike is a bit longer, coming in at 2.8 miles round trip, but we promise it’s worth the effort. Keep your eye out for wildlife! It’s always fun to see what’s scurrying around in the wintertime. Need more ideas? Check out our full list of the best places for winter hiking in Michigan

Where can I go skiing in Michigan?

Snow Snake Ski and Golf, located in Harrison, is one of the best places to ski in Michigan. Not only can you hit the slopes, but you can rush down a snow tube and soak up the stunning sights. In fact, this is one of the longest snow tubing runs in Michigan! Bring the whole family and get ready for some wintertime fun. This is one place you’ll want to return to every season. If you loved this place, you’ll also enjoy visiting Swedetown Recreation Area. This 1,900-acre wonderland is full of excitement and adventure. 

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