Virginia Beach Water Temperature

Virginia Beach is a city with seemingly never ending expanses of beaches. For the water lover, it is a dream destination, especially as the waters are warm for most of the year. It is supposed to have the longest beach globally.


With numerous historic parks, nature preserves, zoos, aquariums, shopping, a vibrant night life with restaurants and clubs, shopping and, of course, the perennial water attractions including swimming, kayaking, boating, surfing competitions and beautiful ocean views and attractive sunsets, you are assured of having a complete holiday.

Virginia Beach is a city close to atlantic ocean. August is the month with the hottest water temperature at 78.6°F / 25.9°C. The coldest month is February with an ø water temperature of 41.4°F / 5.2°C. February is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and August with the highest precipitation in a year with 1.9in / 48.3mm. The avg. air temperature is around 78.4°F / 25.8°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 41°F / 5°C average air temperature. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit. mild temperate climate with hot summer would be the climate here.

Virginia Beach Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 77 °F / 25 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 78.6°F / 25.9°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 41.4°F / 5.2°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 78.4°F / 25.8°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 41°F / 5°C
Wettest Month: August with 1.9in / 48.3mm
Driest Month: February with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity August with 77.8%
Lowest Humidity January with 70%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

Virginia Beach water temperature by month

atlantic ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

46.6 43.5 41

February

42.1 41.5 41

March

48.6 44.6 41.7

April

57.6 53.2 48.9

May

69.3 63.1 57.7

June

76.6 72.9 69.4

July

79.2 78.1 76.5

August

79.3 78.6 77.4

September

78.1 75.6 72.7

October

72.7 68.2 62.8

November

62.8 57.9 53.1

December

53.6 49.8 46.8

atlantic ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

8.1 6.4 5

February

5.6 5.3 5

March

9.2 7 5.4

April

14.2 11.8 9.4

May

20.7 17.3 14.3

June

24.8 22.7 20.8

July

26.2 25.6 24.7

August

26.3 25.9 25.2

September

25.6 24.2 22.6

October

22.6 20.1 17.1

November

17.1 14.4 11.7

December

12 9.9 8.2

August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 78.6°F / 25.9°C. The month with the coldest is February with an average water temperature of 41.4°F / 5.2°C.

Usually from May to October Virginia Beach water temperature varies from the 60s to the high 70s in Fahrenheit. This depends on weather conditions as spells of rain can cool down the Virginia Beach water temperature rapidly. Second half of July is the warmest Virginia Beach water temperature, making it good for warm water swimming. During winter months the water is quite chilly and you will require a thick wet suit along with gloves.


Virginia Beach weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jul. 26
Broken clouds
91 °F
73°F
33 °C
23°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
76%
Jul. 27
Broken clouds
89 °F
70°F
32 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (2mm)
45 %
87%
Jul. 28
Broken clouds
87 °F
74°F
31 °C
23°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
85%
Jul. 29
Scattered clouds
89 °F
74°F
32 °C
23°C
2mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
30 %
76%
Jul. 30
Broken clouds
92 °F
73°F
33 °C
23°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southwest
0in (1mm)
25 %
74%
Jul. 31
Scattered clouds
92 °F
73°F
33 °C
23°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
20 %
78%
Aug. 01
Overcast clouds
78 °F
73°F
26 °C
23°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southwest
0in (3mm)
50 %
69%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 02
Broken clouds
78 °F
69°F
25 °C
21°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-northeast
0in (1mm)
25 %
62%
Aug. 03
Broken clouds
79 °F
71°F
26 °C
21°C
3mph (4km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
61%
Aug. 04
Broken clouds
93 °F
72°F
34 °C
22°C
3mph (5km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%
Aug. 05
Broken clouds
76 °F
71°F
25 °C
22°C
3mph (4km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
73%
Aug. 06
Broken clouds
79 °F
71°F
26 °C
22°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
73%
Aug. 07
Overcast clouds
78 °F
73°F
26 °C
23°C
5mph (7km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Aug. 08
Heavy rain
78 °F
68°F
26 °C
20°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-northwest
1in (20mm)
85 %
95%
Aug. 09
Overcast clouds
79 °F
69°F
26 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (5mm)
60 %
85%
Aug. 10
Overcast clouds
78 °F
72°F
26 °C
22°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (5mm)
60 %
92%

Virginia Beach weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

52.7 41 32 1.2 1 70%

February

53.4 42.3 34.9 0 0 70.2%

March

60.8 47.7 36.9 0 0 71%

April

68.5 57.2 46.6 0 0 71.6%

May

77.9 66 55.9 0.8 1 75.3%

June

84.6 74.5 66.7 0.6 1 76.6%

July

85.5 78.4 72.1 1.8 1 77.3%

August

84.2 77.9 72 1.9 1 77.8%

September

81.3 73.4 66.6 0.4 1 77.3%

October

75.9 64 51.6 0 0 72.9%

November

66.2 53.8 44.6 0 0 71.8%

December

56.8 46.6 38.7 0.4 1 72.9%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

11.5 5 0 29.4 1 70%

February

11.9 5.7 1.6 0 0 70.2%

March

16 8.7 2.7 0 0 71%

April

20.3 14 8.1 0 0 71.6%

May

25.5 18.9 13.3 20.9 1 75.3%

June

29.2 23.6 19.3 14.6 1 76.6%

July

29.7 25.8 22.3 46.1 1 77.3%

August

29 25.5 22.2 48.3 1 77.8%

September

27.4 23 19.2 11.4 1 77.3%

October

24.4 17.8 10.9 0 0 72.9%

November

19 12.1 7 0 0 71.8%

December

13.8 8.1 3.7 11.4 1 72.9%
February is the most draught at 0in / 0mm and August the month with the most rain around 1.9in / 48.3mm. The avg. temperature is around 78.4°F / 25.8°C, July is the hottest month in a year. January is the coolest with 41°F / 5°C avg. temperature.

How to get to Virginia Beach

You can reach Virginia Beach after landing at Norfolk International Airport that is serviced by many international airlines. The beach is 3 minutes driving distance away. Once in the city, if you want to travel, you really need a car to get around. U.S. Route 13 from Delmarva Peninsula, via Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel connects to Virginia Beach. Alternate routes are Interstate 64, 85, 95 and then US 58. There is no train station in the city – the nearest one is Newport News from Boston that connects to the beach by Amtrak. From New York City and Washington D.C. you can get a Sprinter bus.

Activities & POI in Virginia Beach

Type of Activity List
Beach Seabreeze Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Lynnhaven Marina
Attraction Naval Aviation Monument, Sky Coaster, Gravity Storm, Hideaway Cove, Paradise Pipeline, Grape EscapeSouth Seas Silly Slides, Coconut Drops, Bamboo Shoots, Hurricane, Neptunes Revenge, Adventure Park, Kiddie City
Golf Course Broad Bay Country Club, Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club, The Princess Anne Country Club, Red Wing Lake Golf Course, Owl Creek Golf Course, Aeropines Golf Course, Driving Range

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