The best times to visit Newport News for ideal weather are

April 2nd to May 27th

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 News

Temperature

Average temperatures in Newport News 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 22nd 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 News, 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 91.4°F (33°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.8°F (22.1°C) at night.

Newport News Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Newport News 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.

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Newport News Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 50.9 40.9 31.8
Feb 52.8 41.5 32
Mar 61.9 50.1 40.3
Apr 72.4 60.3 49.4
May 80.2 69.2 59.4
Jun 88 77.5 67.7
Jul 90.2 80 70.9
Aug 87.9 78.1 69.3
Sep 82.9 72.8 64
Oct 73.6 62.6 53
Nov 62.5 51.4 41.3
Dec 56.6 46.3 36.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 10.5 4.9 -0.1
Feb 11.6 5.3 0
Mar 16.6 10.1 4.6
Apr 22.4 15.7 9.7
May 26.8 20.7 15.2
Jun 31.1 25.3 19.8
Jul 32.3 26.7 21.6
Aug 31.1 25.6 20.7
Sep 28.3 22.7 17.8
Oct 23.1 17 11.7
Nov 16.9 10.8 5.2
Dec 13.7 7.9 2.7


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Newport News are January, September, 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 mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Newport News.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Newport News (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 17% 0 2.6
Feb 20% 0 2.5
Mar 24% 0 3.3
Apr 19% 0 3.5
May 22% 0 3.5
Jun 24% 0 4.2
Jul 24% 0 5.9
Aug 22% 0 5.4
Sep 19% 0 4.9
Oct 21% 0 5.2
Nov 21% 0 3.7
Dec 21% 0 3.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 0 6.6
Feb 20 0 6.4
Mar 24 0 8.4
Apr 19 0 8.9
May 22 0 8.9
Jun 24 0 10.7
Jul 24 0 15
Aug 22 0 13.7
Sep 19 0 12.4
Oct 21 0 13.2
Nov 21 0 9.4
Dec 21 0 9.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Newport News has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (47% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (64.3%).

Wind in Newport News is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 7.6 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.2 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 15.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.7 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Mar 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Apr 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
May 6.9 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Jun 6.1 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Jul 6.1 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Sep 5.7 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Oct 6.1 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Nov 6.1 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Dec 6.3 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 49.9%
Feb 47%
Mar 49.4%
Apr 50.7%
May 57.9%
Jun 58.3%
Jul 60.4%
Aug 64.1%
Sep 64.3%
Oct 62.3%
Nov 58.8%
Dec 59.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Newport News?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 19, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Newport News, 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 Newport News 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 43.4 in November means 43.4% of the tourists vs. July.


Overall Newport News Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.2°F (30.1°C) and 54.8°F (12.7°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 Newport News, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 60°F (15.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 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 Newport News to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 57.8°F (14.3°C) and 48.2°F (9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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