The best times to visit Hampton for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 10th

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 drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter 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 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 89.4°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.7°F (22.6°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 48.9 39.6 31.4
Feb 51.1 40.6 32.1
Mar 59.7 49 40.2
Apr 69.9 59.1 49.6
May 77.6 67.9 59.5
Jun 85.4 76.4 68
Jul 88.2 79.4 71.5
Aug 85.8 77.6 70.2
Sep 80.9 72.5 65.1
Oct 71.9 62.4 54.2
Nov 60.8 51 42.3
Dec 55.2 45.6 37.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.4 4.2 -0.3
Feb 10.6 4.8 0.1
Mar 15.4 9.4 4.6
Apr 21.1 15.1 9.8
May 25.3 19.9 15.3
Jun 29.7 24.7 20
Jul 31.2 26.3 21.9
Aug 29.9 25.3 21.2
Sep 27.2 22.5 18.4
Oct 22.2 16.9 12.3
Nov 16 10.6 5.7
Dec 12.9 7.6 2.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hampton are September, February, 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 May. For example, on the week of May 21st there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Hampton? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Hampton 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 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 18% 1.2 2.4
Feb 18% 0 2
Mar 24% 0 2.9
Apr 19% 0 3.1
May 20% 0 3
Jun 25% 0 4
Jul 21% 0 3.7
Aug 23% 0 5.4
Sep 18% 0 3.3
Oct 18% 0 4.7
Nov 19% 0 3.3
Dec 22% 9.8 3.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 3 6.1
Feb 18 0 5.1
Mar 24 0 7.4
Apr 19 0 7.9
May 20 0 7.6
Jun 25 0 10.2
Jul 21 0 9.4
Aug 23 0 13.7
Sep 18 0 8.4
Oct 18 0 11.9
Nov 19 0 8.4
Dec 22 24.9 7.9


Humidity and Wind

Hampton has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (52.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (67.4%).

Wind in Hampton is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.6 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 February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate 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 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Feb 8.7 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Mar 9 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Apr 8.8 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
May 8.3 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Jun 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Jul 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Aug 6.4 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Sep 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Oct 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Nov 7.6 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Dec 7.4 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.1%
Feb 52.4%
Mar 55.5%
Apr 55.1%
May 62.4%
Jun 62.7%
Jul 62.9%
Aug 67.4%
Sep 67.3%
Oct 65.1%
Nov 61.8%
Dec 63.9%


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, VA, US is July, 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 43.4 in November means 43.4% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Hampton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83.9°F (28.8°C) and 52.6°F (11.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with about 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hampton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 58.6°F (14.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 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 too cold this time of year in Hampton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.5°F (13.6°C) and 45.7°F (7.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


Best Times to Travelthe United States › Hampton, VA, US