The best times to visit Hampton for ideal weather are

May 14th to October 7th

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



Other Hampton Travel Info

Weather in Hampton


Average temperatures in Hampton vary an incredible amount. 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 45th 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 Hampton, 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 85.2°F (29.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.1°F (17.3°C) at night.

Hampton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Hampton 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.

Hampton Perceived Temperature (F)


Hampton Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Hampton 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 26.6 17.2 8.9
Feb 29.9 20 12.2
Mar 45.3 34.5 26.7
Apr 60.6 47.4 37.4
May 72.3 59.5 48.6
Jun 80.6 69 59.1
Jul 83.8 72.4 62.1
Aug 81.2 69.7 59.2
Sep 76.2 62.3 50.9
Oct 62.6 49.6 39
Nov 47.2 36.3 27.3
Dec 31.9 23.4 16

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -3 -8.2 -12.8
Feb -1.2 -6.7 -11
Mar 7.4 1.4 -2.9
Apr 15.9 8.6 3
May 22.4 15.3 9.2
Jun 27 20.6 15.1
Jul 28.8 22.4 16.7
Aug 27.3 20.9 15.1
Sep 24.6 16.8 10.5
Oct 17 9.8 3.9
Nov 8.4 2.4 -2.6
Dec -0.1 -4.8 -8.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hampton are January, February, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.

When can you find snow in Hampton? 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 Hampton.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.1
Feb 3% 0 0.3
Mar 7% 0 0.7
Apr 18% 0 2.3
May 16% 0 2.6
Jun 15% 0 2.7
Jul 10% 0 1.6
Aug 9% 0 1.8
Sep 9% 0 0.8
Oct 9% 0 1.2
Nov 5% 0 0.6
Dec 5% 0 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.3
Feb 3 0 0.8
Mar 7 0 1.8
Apr 18 0 5.8
May 16 0 6.6
Jun 15 0 6.9
Jul 10 0 4.1
Aug 9 0 4.6
Sep 9 0 2
Oct 9 0 3
Nov 5 0 1.5
Dec 5 0 2.5


Humidity and Wind

Hampton has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (55.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (76.6%).

Wind in Hampton is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by January and May. April’s average wind speed of around 10.8 knots (12.5 MPH or 20 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 early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 20.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.3 Gentle breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
Feb 10 Gentle breeze 17.6 Strong breeze
Mar 9.8 Gentle breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Apr 10.8 Gentle breeze 19.7 Strong breeze
May 10.1 Gentle breeze 19.5 Strong breeze
Jun 7.4 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Jul 5.5 Light breeze 12.4 Strong breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 12.9 Strong breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Nov 9.9 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Dec 9.5 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71%
Feb 71.3%
Mar 67.6%
Apr 57.8%
May 55.3%
Jun 60.9%
Jul 66.5%
Aug 68.1%
Sep 63.1%
Oct 58.9%
Nov 65.2%
Dec 76.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Hampton?

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 Hampton, IA, US is April, followed by June and May. 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 Hampton in November. 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 54.2 in November means 54.2% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Hampton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77.8°F (25.4°C) and 30.2°F (-1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 5 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 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Hampton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 39°F (3.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 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 Hampton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 33.2°F (0.7°C) and 24.6°F (-4.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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