The best times to visit Newton for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 7th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Newton Travel Info

Weather in Newton

Temperature

Average temperatures in Newton vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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, 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 85.4°F (29.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66°F (18.9°C) at night.

Newton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Newton 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 Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Newton 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 35.2 26.9 19.9
Feb 36.5 27.6 20.4
Mar 45.7 35.9 27.9
Apr 58.8 47.7 39.2
May 69.9 58.3 49.2
Jun 75.7 65.2 56.8
Jul 83.2 72.6 64.2
Aug 80.6 70.2 62
Sep 74.1 63.9 56
Oct 62.3 52.8 45.4
Nov 51.4 42.6 35.4
Dec 42 33.8 26.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.8 -2.8 -6.7
Feb 2.5 -2.4 -6.4
Mar 7.6 2.2 -2.3
Apr 14.9 8.7 4
May 21.1 14.6 9.6
Jun 24.3 18.4 13.8
Jul 28.4 22.6 17.9
Aug 27 21.2 16.7
Sep 23.4 17.7 13.3
Oct 16.8 11.6 7.4
Nov 10.8 5.9 1.9
Dec 5.6 1 -2.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Newton are September, May, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Newton? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Newton is often around around March 12th 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 Newton.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Newton (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 25% 6.7 4.3
Feb 27% 13.2 4.6
Mar 24% 10.3 5.7
Apr 26% 5.2 4.4
May 21% 0 3.3
Jun 30% 0 5.1
Jul 21% 0 4.4
Aug 22% 0 4.9
Sep 18% 0 3.6
Oct 27% 3.7 5.7
Nov 22% 2.3 3.9
Dec 34% 5.4 6.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 17 10.9
Feb 27 33.5 11.7
Mar 24 26.2 14.5
Apr 26 13.2 11.2
May 21 0 8.4
Jun 30 0 13
Jul 21 0 11.2
Aug 22 0 12.4
Sep 18 0 9.1
Oct 27 9.4 14.5
Nov 22 5.8 9.9
Dec 34 13.7 16.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Newton has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (66.7%).

Wind in Newton is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 11.5 knots (13.2 MPH or 21.3 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 19.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

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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 11.4 Significant breeze 18 Strong breeze
Feb 11.5 Significant breeze 18.4 Strong breeze
Mar 11.5 Significant breeze 18.1 Strong breeze
Apr 10.9 Gentle breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
May 9.7 Gentle breeze 15.5 Strong breeze
Jun 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Jul 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.7 Strong breeze
Aug 8.3 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Sep 9.1 Gentle breeze 13.8 Strong breeze
Oct 10.2 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Nov 10.7 Gentle breeze 16.3 Strong breeze
Dec 11.3 Significant breeze 17.3 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 55.7%
Feb 52.1%
Mar 50.4%
Apr 49.6%
May 56.4%
Jun 65.3%
Jul 63.8%
Aug 65.3%
Sep 66.7%
Oct 64.6%
Nov 58.8%
Dec 64.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Newton?

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 Newton, MA, US is July, followed by August and June. 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 in December. 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 51.6 in December means 51.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Newton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 74.3°F (23.5°C) and 37.7°F (3.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Newton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.1°F (26.2°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 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 far too cold this time of year in Newton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.8°F (6.6°C) and 31.5°F (-0.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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