The best times to visit Fox Point for ideal weather are

May 7th to October 14th

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



Other Fox Point Travel Info

Weather in Fox Point


Average temperatures in Fox Point vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Fox Point, 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 87.6°F (30.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.2°F (19°C) at night.

Fox Point Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Fox Point 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.

Fox Point Perceived Temperature (F)


Fox Point Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Fox Point 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 40.2 29.8 20.5
Feb 41 30.2 20.5
Mar 50.8 38.8 28.6
Apr 62.4 49.7 38.9
May 72.6 59.9 48.8
Jun 79.2 67.7 57.6
Jul 85.7 74.6 65
Aug 83.6 72.3 62.2
Sep 77.9 65.9 55.7
Oct 66.8 55.2 45.3
Nov 55.8 44.7 35.1
Dec 46.9 36.6 27.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.6 -1.2 -6.4
Feb 5 -1 -6.4
Mar 10.4 3.8 -1.9
Apr 16.9 9.8 3.8
May 22.6 15.5 9.3
Jun 26.2 19.8 14.2
Jul 29.8 23.7 18.3
Aug 28.7 22.4 16.8
Sep 25.5 18.8 13.2
Oct 19.3 12.9 7.4
Nov 13.2 7.1 1.7
Dec 8.3 2.6 -2.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fox Point are August, September, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early October with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 1st.

When can you find snow in Fox Point? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Fox Point is often around around January 15th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Fox Point.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 25% 3.6 3.6
Feb 24% 6.7 3.8
Mar 23% 5.3 5.7
Apr 22% 1.2 4.5
May 22% 0 2.8
Jun 26% 0 5.1
Jul 22% 0 4.3
Aug 16% 0 3.4
Sep 19% 0 4.4
Oct 24% 1.2 4.1
Nov 22% 1.2 4.1
Dec 30% 4.6 5.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 9.1 9.1
Feb 24 17 9.7
Mar 23 13.5 14.5
Apr 22 3 11.4
May 22 0 7.1
Jun 26 0 13
Jul 22 0 10.9
Aug 16 0 8.6
Sep 19 0 11.2
Oct 24 3 10.4
Nov 22 3 10.4
Dec 30 11.7 14.5


Humidity and Wind

Fox Point has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (46.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (64%).

Wind in Fox Point is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 8.7 knots (10 MPH or 16.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Mar 8.7 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Apr 8.5 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
May 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Jun 7 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jul 6.7 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Aug 6.2 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Oct 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Nov 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Dec 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50.6%
Feb 48%
Mar 46.8%
Apr 47.9%
May 56.3%
Jun 61.3%
Jul 61.5%
Aug 61.6%
Sep 64%
Oct 61.6%
Nov 56%
Dec 59.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Fox Point?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Fox Point, RI, US is July, followed by June and August. 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 Fox Point in January. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.4 in January means 51.4% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Fox Point Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 78.6°F (25.9°C) and 42.9°F (6.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 the least precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Fox Point, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 51.5°F (10.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Fox Point to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48°F (8.9°C) and 36.1°F (2.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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