The best times to visit New Port Richey for ideal weather are

February 12th to May 13th

or

October 29th to December 30th

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

 

 


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Weather in New Port Richey

Temperature

Average temperatures in New Port Richey vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 42nd 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 New Port Richey, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 92.3°F (33.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.3°F (22.9°C) at night.

New Port Richey Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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New Port Richey Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

New Port Richey Perceived Temperature (F)

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New Port Richey Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average New Port Richey 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 71.1 56.9 44.9
Feb 73 58.8 46.6
Mar 78.1 63.9 50.7
Apr 83.7 70.2 57.3
May 88.5 75.4 63
Jun 91 79.4 70.2
Jul 90.7 79.8 72.2
Aug 91.5 80.6 73
Sep 90 78.6 70.3
Oct 85 72.2 61.6
Nov 78.5 64.2 52.6
Dec 75.2 61.2 49.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 21.7 13.8 7.2
Feb 22.8 14.9 8.1
Mar 25.6 17.7 10.4
Apr 28.7 21.2 14.1
May 31.4 24.1 17.2
Jun 32.8 26.3 21.2
Jul 32.6 26.6 22.3
Aug 33.1 27 22.8
Sep 32.2 25.9 21.3
Oct 29.4 22.3 16.4
Nov 25.8 17.9 11.4
Dec 24 16.2 9.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in New Port Richey are December, November, 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 early December. For example, on the week of December 3rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.

When can you find snow in New Port Richey? 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 New Port Richey.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in New Port Richey (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 2.4
Feb 15% 0 2.1
Mar 14% 0 2.9
Apr 13% 0 2.2
May 16% 0 5
Jun 34% 0 7.5
Jul 46% 0 10.5
Aug 42% 0 8.9
Sep 21% 0 4.6
Oct 15% 0 2.5
Nov 10% 0 1.7
Dec 8% 0 1.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 6.1
Feb 15 0 5.3
Mar 14 0 7.4
Apr 13 0 5.6
May 16 0 12.7
Jun 34 0 19.1
Jul 46 0 26.7
Aug 42 0 22.6
Sep 21 0 11.7
Oct 15 0 6.4
Nov 10 0 4.3
Dec 8 0 4.1

 

Humidity and Wind

New Port Richey has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (58.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (74.2%).

Wind in New Port Richey is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.7 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 late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in New Port Richey.

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Wind

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

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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 5.2 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Feb 5.2 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Mar 5.8 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
May 5.3 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 12.9 Significant breeze
Aug 4 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Sep 4.3 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Oct 4.8 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Nov 5.1 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Dec 5 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.7%
Feb 62%
Mar 58.6%
Apr 59.5%
May 60%
Jun 68.4%
Jul 73.9%
Aug 74.2%
Sep 73.5%
Oct 66.9%
Nov 65.9%
Dec 68.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to New Port Richey?

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 New Port Richey, FL, US is March, followed by February and January. 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 New Port Richey 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

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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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 42.4 in November means 42.4% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall New Port Richey Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 74.3°F (23.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in New Port Richey, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.1°F (32.8°C) and 76.4°F (24.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 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 somewhat cool this time of year in New Port Richey to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 69.4°F (20.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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