The best times to visit Newton Abbot for ideal weather are

May 21st 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.

 

 


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Weather in Newton Abbot

Temperature

Average temperatures in Newton Abbot vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Newton Abbot, 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 71.1°F (21.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.2°F (11.8°C) at night.

Newton Abbot Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Newton Abbot 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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Newton Abbot Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Newton Abbot 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 48.1 42.7 35.8
Feb 48.6 42.7 35.6
Mar 52.3 44.8 35.8
Apr 57.8 49.2 38.8
May 62.2 54.1 44.1
Jun 67.2 58.9 48.7
Jul 69.8 61.7 52.3
Aug 68.6 60.9 51.8
Sep 65.9 57.4 47.5
Oct 60.2 53.3 44.9
Nov 53.4 48 40.9
Dec 48.5 43 35.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8.9 5.9 2.1
Feb 9.2 5.9 2
Mar 11.3 7.1 2.1
Apr 14.3 9.6 3.8
May 16.8 12.3 6.7
Jun 19.6 14.9 9.3
Jul 21 16.5 11.3
Aug 20.3 16.1 11
Sep 18.8 14.1 8.6
Oct 15.7 11.8 7.2
Nov 11.9 8.9 4.9
Dec 9.2 6.1 2.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Newton Abbot are September, April, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Newton Abbot? 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 Newton Abbot.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Newton Abbot (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 29% 0 3.4
Feb 24% 0 2.4
Mar 16% 0 1.6
Apr 12% 0 1.3
May 14% 0 1.3
Jun 13% 0 1.4
Jul 15% 0 1.8
Aug 22% 0 2.7
Sep 11% 0 1.6
Oct 23% 0 3.1
Nov 32% 0 3.5
Dec 27% 0 2.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 29 0 8.6
Feb 24 0 6.1
Mar 16 0 4.1
Apr 12 0 3.3
May 14 0 3.3
Jun 13 0 3.6
Jul 15 0 4.6
Aug 22 0 6.9
Sep 11 0 4.1
Oct 23 0 7.9
Nov 32 0 8.9
Dec 27 0 7.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Newton Abbot has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (70.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (83.4%).

Wind in Newton Abbot is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by March and February. January’s average wind speed of around 8.6 knots (9.9 MPH or 15.9 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 mid January 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 Newton Abbot.

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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 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Feb 8.1 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Apr 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
May 8 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Jun 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jul 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Aug 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Sep 6.6 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Oct 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Nov 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Dec 7.9 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.3%
Feb 79.3%
Mar 73.8%
Apr 70.9%
May 70.3%
Jun 70.3%
Jul 72.4%
Aug 75.5%
Sep 77.5%
Oct 82%
Nov 83.4%
Dec 83%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Newton Abbot?

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 Newton Abbot, the United Kingdom is July, followed by May and September. 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 Newton Abbot 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 39.7 in November means 39.7% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Newton Abbot Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.7°F (18.7°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°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 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Newton Abbot, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.4°F (19.7°C) and 49.1°F (9.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 10 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 Newton Abbot to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.1°F (10.1°C) and 46.1°F (7.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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