Portsmouth, Virginia 

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Weather in Portsmouth, Virginia

The most pleasant months of the year for Portsmouth are May, September and June. In Portsmouth, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Portsmouth with an average high temperature of 88.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Virginia. February is the snowiest month in Portsmouth with 2.1 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Portsmouth, VA

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Chance Rain Showers

67°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightChance Rain Showers65° / 77°SW 8 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear59° / 73°W 1 to 5 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Cloudy then Chance Rain Showers63° / 72°SE 7 mph
Wednesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy52° / 65°W 16 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear50° / 65°NW 10 to 14 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear52° / 71°W 5 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear58° / 75°S 8 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Portsmouth area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Virginia.

7.4 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January49° 33°
February52° 35°
March59° 41°
April69° 50°
May77° 59°
June84° 68°
July88° 72°
August86° 71°
September80° 65°
October71° 54°
November62° 45°
December53° 37°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Portsmouth
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Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
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Snowy
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January014101
February010101
March04100
April00100
May10110
June70100
July120110
August80100
September2080
October0070
November0290
December010100

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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answer to question about paper mills - 4/7/2015
I have lived in Westhaven neighborhood in Portsmouth for 23 yrs. I have never smelled a paper mill in Portsmouth. I grew up in MA about a mile from one, so I know what... Read More

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