The best times to visit Newport for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 3rd

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 Newport

Temperature

Average temperatures in Newport 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 fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th 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 Newport, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 91.6°F (33.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.4°F (22.4°C) at night.

Newport Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Newport 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.

Newport Perceived Temperature (F)

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Newport Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Newport 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan47.436.728.9
Feb46.336.429.3
Mar55.445.437.4
Apr70.96051.1
May79.368.960.6
Jun88.678.770.1
Jul88.67970.5
Aug88.478.369.9
Sep84.572.863.2
Oct73.26151.7
Nov58.347.639.2
Dec52.443.837.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan8.62.6-1.7
Feb7.92.4-1.5
Mar137.43
Apr21.615.610.6
May26.320.515.9
Jun31.425.921.2
Jul31.426.121.4
Aug31.325.721.1
Sep29.222.717.3
Oct22.916.110.9
Nov14.68.74
Dec11.36.62.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Newport are June, September, 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 September. For example, on the week of September 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.

When can you find snow in Newport? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Newport is often around around March 5th 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 Newport.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan15%02.7
Feb19%02.9
Mar25%3.14.5
Apr20%04.4
May26%06.2
Jun13%02.8
Jul19%04.9
Aug16%02.6
Sep14%03.6
Oct19%03.9
Nov20%04.4
Dec22%05.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1506.9
Feb1907.4
Mar257.911.4
Apr20011.2
May26015.7
Jun1307.1
Jul19012.4
Aug1606.6
Sep1409.1
Oct1909.9
Nov20011.2
Dec22014

 

Humidity and Wind

Newport has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (61.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (76.3%).

Wind in Newport is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by April and March. February’s average wind speed of around 9.3 knots (10.7 MPH or 17.2 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 early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 19.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan8.8Gentle breeze16.9Significant breeze
Feb9.3Gentle breeze17Strong breeze
Mar8.8Gentle breeze16.4Significant breeze
Apr9.1Gentle breeze16.7Significant breeze
May8.4Gentle breeze15.4Significant breeze
Jun7.3Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze
Jul5.7Light breeze13Significant breeze
Aug4.8Light breeze11.3Significant breeze
Sep5.3Light breeze10.6Significant breeze
Oct7.1Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Nov7.4Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
Dec8.1Gentle breeze14.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan61.3%
Feb63.9%
Mar67.2%
Apr62.9%
May65.7%
Jun67.1%
Jul70.6%
Aug72.5%
Sep69%
Oct65.4%
Nov64.9%
Dec76.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Newport?

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 Newport, AR, US is March, followed by May and February. 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 Newport 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44 in November means 44% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Newport Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 42.8°F (6°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 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 least precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Newport, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.6°F (32.6°C) and 55.2°F (12.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 too cold this time of year in Newport to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.7°F (12.6°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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