The best times to visit Norton for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 24th

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



Other Norton Travel Info

Weather in Norton


Average temperatures in Norton 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 Norton, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 88.6°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.2°F (19°C) at night.

Norton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Norton Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Norton Perceived Temperature (F)


Norton Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Norton 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 47.3 35.1 25.2
Feb 51.1 38.1 27.6
Mar 61.5 47.9 36.3
Apr 72.6 58.1 44.3
May 80.2 65.9 52.6
Jun 86.6 73 61
Jul 87.5 74.8 65
Aug 86.4 73.5 62.8
Sep 81.3 67.7 57.3
Oct 70.3 56 44.4
Nov 60.1 45.4 33.4
Dec 52.8 41 31.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8.5 1.7 -3.8
Feb 10.6 3.4 -2.4
Mar 16.4 8.8 2.4
Apr 22.6 14.5 6.8
May 26.8 18.8 11.4
Jun 30.3 22.8 16.1
Jul 30.8 23.8 18.3
Aug 30.2 23.1 17.1
Sep 27.4 19.8 14.1
Oct 21.3 13.3 6.9
Nov 15.6 7.4 0.8
Dec 11.6 5 -0.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Norton are November, May, 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 early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early April with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 2nd.

When can you find snow in Norton? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Norton is often around around February 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 Norton.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 1.5 4.1
Feb 26% 2.4 3
Mar 28% 1.2 4.5
Apr 30% 0 4.2
May 21% 0 3.1
Jun 27% 0 3.7
Jul 36% 0 7.5
Aug 27% 0 4.8
Sep 24% 0 3.3
Oct 24% 0 3.3
Nov 21% 1.4 3.1
Dec 31% 1.7 4.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 3.8 10.4
Feb 26 6.1 7.6
Mar 28 3 11.4
Apr 30 0 10.7
May 21 0 7.9
Jun 27 0 9.4
Jul 36 0 19.1
Aug 27 0 12.2
Sep 24 0 8.4
Oct 24 0 8.4
Nov 21 3.6 7.9
Dec 31 4.3 11.7


Humidity and Wind

Norton has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (50.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (67.3%).

Wind in Norton is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.5 MPH or 8.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 4.1 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Mar 4.8 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Apr 4.5 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
May 3.1 Barely noticeable 11 Significant breeze
Jun 3.1 Barely noticeable 10.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.1 Significant breeze
Aug 2.1 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.1 Barely noticeable 8 Significant breeze
Oct 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 3 Barely noticeable 9.1 Significant breeze
Dec 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59.2%
Feb 52.9%
Mar 51.8%
Apr 50.4%
May 58.4%
Jun 60.1%
Jul 67.3%
Aug 65.2%
Sep 65.7%
Oct 62.5%
Nov 57.7%
Dec 67.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Norton?

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 Norton, VA, US is October, followed by February and July. 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 Norton 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

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 49.1 in November means 49.1% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Norton Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86°F (30°C) and 55.2°F (12.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Norton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 56.3°F (13.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Norton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.7°F (13.2°C) and 45.5°F (7.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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