Newport Temperatures: Averages by Month
The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Newport, Rhode Island during each month of the year.
The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the seaside city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.
Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.
To find out how often it rises over 70 or 80 °F each month in Newport, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.
All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.
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Days of Hot Weather in Newport
At the hottest time of year, Newport enjoys moderate temperatures, thanks to it's ocean beach setting. About one in four summer days here have highs in the 80s Fahrenheit, while the rest stay in the 70s. It's unusual for the thermometer to go any higher. Typically just one day every year or two reaches 90 °F (32 °C).
How Often Newport Has Cold Temperatures
Most winter nights drop to below freezing at Newport, which typically has 91 frosty nights a year.
A cold night here means a temperature of 10 °F (-12 °C) or even less. This Atlantic coast city normally sees temperatures that low five times a winter.
On an average of 15 days annually the thermometer at Newport never rises above freezing. Days that chilly can occur from November to March.
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.