The best times to visit Covington for ideal weather are

April 30th to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Covington Travel Info

Weather in Covington


Average temperatures in Covington vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Covington, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 82.8°F (28.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62°F (16.7°C) at night.

Covington Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Covington Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Covington Perceived Temperature (F)


Covington Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Covington Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 40.1 30.3 22.3
Feb 42.4 31.8 23
Mar 54.8 42.6 32.5
Apr 66.1 52.9 41
May 73.5 61.5 50.4
Jun 80.3 68.9 58.4
Jul 82.2 71 61.3
Aug 81.5 69.9 60.2
Sep 76.1 64 54.3
Oct 65.2 52.8 42.5
Nov 54.4 42 32.2
Dec 46.3 36.3 28.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.5 -0.9 -5.4
Feb 5.8 -0.1 -5
Mar 12.7 5.9 0.3
Apr 18.9 11.6 5
May 23.1 16.4 10.2
Jun 26.8 20.5 14.7
Jul 27.9 21.7 16.3
Aug 27.5 21.1 15.7
Sep 24.5 17.8 12.4
Oct 18.4 11.6 5.8
Nov 12.4 5.6 0.1
Dec 7.9 2.4 -2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Covington are September, October, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early April with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 2nd.

When can you find snow in Covington? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Covington.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Covington (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.7
Feb 10% 0 1.4
Mar 10% 0 1.3
Apr 13% 0 1.7
May 7% 0 0.9
Jun 8% 0 1.7
Jul 12% 0 1.3
Aug 7% 0 1
Sep 4% 0 0.7
Oct 6% 0 0.8
Nov 8% 0 0.9
Dec 16% 0 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 1.8
Feb 10 0 3.6
Mar 10 0 3.3
Apr 13 0 4.3
May 7 0 2.3
Jun 8 0 4.3
Jul 12 0 3.3
Aug 7 0 2.5
Sep 4 0 1.8
Oct 6 0 2
Nov 8 0 2.3
Dec 16 0 5.1


Humidity and Wind

Covington has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (47% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (71%).

Wind in Covington is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by April and March. February’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Covington.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.1 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Mar 4.2 Light breeze 11.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.5 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
May 3.1 Barely noticeable 10 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.4 Barely noticeable 9.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 2 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.1 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.8 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63%
Feb 55.4%
Mar 52%
Apr 47%
May 59.2%
Jun 63%
Jul 64.9%
Aug 66.5%
Sep 67.2%
Oct 62.6%
Nov 60.6%
Dec 71%


Is it Safe to Travel to Covington?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Covington, VA, US is October, followed by June and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Covington in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 27.5 in February means 27.5% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Covington Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.5°F (26.4°C) and 45.1°F (7.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Covington, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.2°F (27.3°C) and 50°F (10°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Covington to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.5°F (8.6°C) and 38.1°F (3.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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