Pre-Arrival Guide: Learn About Kalamazoo, Michigan

Pre-Arrival Guide progress: Learn about Kalamazoo, MichiganHave You Heard of Kalamazoo? 

Video of Ever Heard About Kalamazoo, Michigan?

Let current Western Michigan University international students tell you about Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Kalamazoo is a lively, affordable and diverse community offering big-city appeal and small-town charm. Learn more at Discover Kalamazoo.

  • Population 74,200 (approximately)
  • Location: midway between Chicago and Detroit, about 2.5 hours by car to each
  • Transportation: Greyhound bus, Amtrak train, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO)
  • Average Temperatures: September: 18° C | January: -4° C | May: 15° C | July: 23° C

 

Take a Look Around Kalamazoo, Michigan

Video of Discover Kalamazoo Promotional Video

Enjoy video from different locations around Kalamazoo.

 

Spend 57,600 Seconds in Kalamazoo

Video of 57,600 seconds in Kalamazoo

Curious about what there is to do in Kalamazoo for a whole day? Follow a group of students through a day of fun!

 

Dress for Kalamazoo Weather Guide

Fall: average temperatures from 24 to 0 degrees Celcius. Enjoy spending time outside in the cool weather by wearing: long pants, sweater or sweatshirt, socks, jacket or wind-breaker, closed-toe shoes (sneakers, boots, etc.), scarf and hat or ear muffs.  

Winter: average temperatures from 8 to negative 9 degrees Celcius. Enjoy spending time outside in the cold, snowy weather by wearing: long pants (thermal), sweater or sweatshirt, socks, winter coat, winter boots (waterproof), scarf, hat or ear muffs and gloves.

Spring: average temperatures from 22 to 4 degrees Celcius. Enjoy spending time outside in the cool weather by wearing: long pants, sweater or sweatshirt, socks, jacket or wind-breaker, closed-toe shoes (sneakers, boots, etc.), scarf and hat or ear muffs.

 Summer: average temperatures from 29 to 15 degrees Celcius. Enjoy spending time outside in the warm weather by wearing: t-shirt or tank top, shorts, swim suit, sandals and sunglasses.

Download the Dress for Kalamazoo Weather Guide

 

← Previous     Main Menu     Next →