The best times to visit Newport News for ideal weather are
April 9th to June 17th
September 10th to October 28th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Newport News Travel Guide
Weather in Newport News
Average temperatures in Newport News vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 69 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Newport News, 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 86°F (30°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.8°F (24.3°C) at night.
Newport News Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Newport News Temperatures (Celsius)
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 News Perceived Temperature (F)
Newport News Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Newport News 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Newport News are August, September, and then October. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are only 0.7 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early October with an average of 1.3 days with significant precipitation the week of October 1st.
When can you find snow in Newport News? 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 Newport News.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Newport News (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Newport News has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is February (47% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (64.3%).
Wind in Newport News is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by April and March. February’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 KPH) is considered “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-February 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 Newport News.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||8.2||a gentle breeze||14.9||a moderate breeze|
|Feb||8.8||a gentle breeze||16.1||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||8.4||a gentle breeze||14.6||a moderate breeze|
|Apr||8.4||a gentle breeze||15||a moderate breeze|
|May||8||a gentle breeze||14.2||a moderate breeze|
|Jun||7.5||a gentle breeze||14.3||a moderate breeze|
|Jul||7.7||a gentle breeze||14.7||a moderate breeze|
|Aug||6.8||a light breeze||12.8||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||7.2||a gentle breeze||12.9||a moderate breeze|
|Oct||7.7||a gentle breeze||13.4||a moderate breeze|
|Nov||7.4||a gentle breeze||13.4||a moderate breeze|
|Dec||7.9||a gentle breeze||14.6||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Newport News?
As of 6/22/2017 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.
Overall Newport News Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.7°F (27.1°C) and 49.3°F (9.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 4 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with about 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Newport News, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82.3°F (27.9°C) and 55.5°F (13.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: approximately 4 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Newport News to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.1°F (12.3°C) and 44.1°F (6.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: consistently 4 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.