The best times to visit Newcastle for ideal weather are

June 11th 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 Newcastle Travel Info

Weather in Newcastle

Temperature

Average temperatures in Newcastle vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 15th 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 Newcastle, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 66.1°F (18.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.1°F (11.2°C) at night.

Newcastle Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Newcastle 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.

Newcastle Perceived Temperature (F)

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Newcastle Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Newcastle 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 43.6 39.4 34.8
Feb 45.2 40.2 35.7
Mar 48.4 41.8 36
Apr 54.5 46.4 39.6
May 58 50.1 43.5
Jun 62.9 55 48.2
Jul 65 57.6 51.4
Aug 63.8 56.6 50.9
Sep 60.5 53.9 48.4
Oct 55.3 49.5 44.2
Nov 48.5 44.1 39.2
Dec 44.1 39.8 35.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.4 4.1 1.6
Feb 7.3 4.6 2.1
Mar 9.1 5.4 2.2
Apr 12.5 8 4.2
May 14.4 10.1 6.4
Jun 17.2 12.8 9
Jul 18.3 14.2 10.8
Aug 17.7 13.7 10.5
Sep 15.8 12.2 9.1
Oct 12.9 9.7 6.8
Nov 9.2 6.7 4
Dec 6.7 4.3 1.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Newcastle are September, June, 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 late September. For example, on the week of September 24th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

When can you find snow in Newcastle? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around June, especially close to late June. The best time to ski (if at all) in Newcastle is often around around June 25th 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 Newcastle.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Newcastle (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 41% 2.2 4.4
Feb 32% 1.2 3.1
Mar 28% 0.8 2.8
Apr 25% 0 2.3
May 29% 0 2.9
Jun 24% 9.4 2.8
Jul 29% 0 3.4
Aug 29% 0 3.5
Sep 24% 0 2.7
Oct 30% 2.8 4
Nov 40% 3.2 4.7
Dec 37% 0.8 4.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 41 5.6 11.2
Feb 32 3 7.9
Mar 28 2 7.1
Apr 25 0 5.8
May 29 0 7.4
Jun 24 23.9 7.1
Jul 29 0 8.6
Aug 29 0 8.9
Sep 24 0 6.9
Oct 30 7.1 10.2
Nov 40 8.1 11.9
Dec 37 2 11.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Newcastle has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (75.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (88.9%).

Wind in Newcastle is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.3 MPH or 18.2 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 January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 16.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Feb 8.9 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Mar 8.8 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
May 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 6.6 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.7 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Aug 7.2 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 9.1 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Dec 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 88.9%
Feb 87.2%
Mar 81.4%
Apr 75.8%
May 76.9%
Jun 76.8%
Jul 80.6%
Aug 82.8%
Sep 84.8%
Oct 88.3%
Nov 88.8%
Dec 88.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Newcastle?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the United Kingdom; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 06, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Newcastle, the United Kingdom is July, followed by January 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 Newcastle in April. 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 71.3 in April means 71.3% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Newcastle Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 46.8°F (8.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Newcastle, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 61.6°F (16.4°C) and 44.5°F (6.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 12 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 Newcastle to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.8°F (8.2°C) and 42.7°F (5.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 13 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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