Newport News Water Temperature

Newport News is a city close to Chesapeake Bay. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 81°F / 27.2°C.
The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 40.3°F / 4.6°C.
February is the driest at 0in / 0mm and August the wettest month with 1.9in / 48.5mm.
With an average air temperature of 78.6°F / 25.9°C, July is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 39.6°F / 4.2°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as mild temperate climate with hot summer. Best time to Visit would be in June, July, August, September.

Newport News Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature / 7 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 81°F / 27.2°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 40.3°F / 4.6°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 78.6°F / 25.9°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 39.6°F / 4.2°C
Wettest Month: August with 1.9in / 48.5mm
Driest Month: February with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity September with 75.8%
Lowest Humidity February with 68.3%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

Newport News water temperature by month

Chesapeake Bay water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

44.2 41.4 39

February

41.5 40.3 39.6

March

49.3 45 41.5

April

59.5 54.5 49.6

May

71.2 64.9 59.5

June

78.6 74.8 71.4

July

81.9 80.4 78.6

August

81.9 80.8 79.3

September

79.5 76.3 72.3

October

72.3 67.1 60.8

November

60.8 55.9 51.1

December

51.1 47.3 44.6

Chesapeake Bay water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

6.8 5.2 3.9

February

5.3 4.6 4.2

March

9.6 7.2 5.3

April

15.3 12.5 9.8

May

21.8 18.3 15.3

June

25.9 23.8 21.9

July

27.7 26.9 25.9

August

27.7 27.1 26.3

September

26.4 24.6 22.4

October

22.4 19.5 16

November

16 13.3 10.6

December

10.6 8.5 7
The highest water temperature will be reached in August with around 81°F / 27.2°C. The lowest in February with an average water temperature of 40.3°F / 4.6°C.

Newport News weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 24
Scattered clouds
41 °F
26°F
5 °C
-3°C
1mph (2km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
51%
Jan. 25
Moderate rain
43 °F
38°F
6 °C
3°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (12mm)
90 %
79%
Jan. 26
Light shower rain
48 °F
40°F
9 °C
5°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (4mm)
80 %
95%
Jan. 27
Scattered clouds
51 °F
40°F
10 °C
4°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
78%
Jan. 28
Mix snow/rain
42 °F
26°F
6 °C
-3°C
5mph (9km/h)
southwest
2in (43mm)
100 %
85%
Jan. 29
Few clouds
37 °F
24°F
3 °C
-5°C
4mph (6km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
56%
Jan. 30
Scattered clouds
52 °F
27°F
11 °C
-3°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
52%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 31
Light rain
51 °F
31°F
11 °C
-0°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southeast
0in (9mm)
90 %
72%
Feb. 01
Few clouds
53 °F
36°F
12 °C
2°C
4mph (6km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
71%
Feb. 02
Few clouds
60 °F
34°F
16 °C
1°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Feb. 03
Scattered clouds
73 °F
38°F
23 °C
3°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
72%
Feb. 04
Overcast clouds
62 °F
48°F
17 °C
9°C
4mph (7km/h)
southwest
0in (2mm)
60 %
72%
Feb. 05
Overcast clouds
36 °F
45°F
2 °C
7°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
59%
Feb. 06
Overcast clouds
73 °F
46°F
23 °C
8°C
5mph (8km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
20 %
74%
Feb. 07
Overcast clouds
63 °F
55°F
17 °C
13°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
30 %
81%
Feb. 08
Light rain
48 °F
36°F
9 °C
2°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (6mm)
85 %
90%

Newport News weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

51.1 39.6 30.4 0.9 1 68.5%

February

52.5 41.2 34.2 0 0 68.3%

March

61.7 47.3 35.8 0.2 0 68.3%

April

68.9 57.4 46.8 0 0 68.9%

May

78.4 66.2 56.1 0.6 1 73.2%

June

84.6 74.7 66.6 0.4 0 74.3%

July

86.2 78.6 72.1 1.6 1 74.6%

August

84.7 77.9 71.8 1.9 1 75.7%

September

81.3 72.9 65.3 0.1 1 75.8%

October

74.8 62.8 50 0 0 72.1%

November

65.3 52.2 43.3 0 0 70.5%

December

55.4 44.6 37 0.2 2 71.9%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

10.6 4.2 -0.9 22.4 1 68.5%

February

11.4 5.1 1.2 0 0 68.3%

March

16.5 8.5 2.1 4.5 0 68.3%

April

20.5 14.1 8.2 0 0 68.9%

May

25.8 19 13.4 16 1 73.2%

June

29.2 23.7 19.2 11.4 0 74.3%

July

30.1 25.9 22.3 40.4 1 74.6%

August

29.3 25.5 22.1 48.5 1 75.7%

September

27.4 22.7 18.5 3.4 1 75.8%

October

23.8 17.1 10 0 0 72.1%

November

18.5 11.2 6.3 0 0 70.5%

December

13 7 2.8 4.6 2 71.9%
February is the most draught at 0in / 0mm and August the month with the most rain around 1.9in / 48.5mm. The avg. temperature is around 78.6°F / 25.9°C, July is the hottest month in a year. January is the coolest with 39.6°F / 4.2°C avg. temperature.

Activities & POI in Newport News

Type of Activity List
Beach Huntington Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Leeward Municipal Marina, Peterson Yacht Basin
Attraction USS Monitor
Golf Course The Hamptons Golf Course, Heath Tres Par 3 Golf Course, Northampton Driving Range, James River Country Club
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