Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Hampton Roads, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Hampton Roads, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States of America by month

January

If you vacation in Hampton Roads during January, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

February

If you visit Hampton Roads during February, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat

March

March in Hampton Roads is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat

April

If you visit Hampton Roads during April, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

May

In May, Hampton Roads is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Hampton Roads, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear

June

June here is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

July

If you visit Hampton Roads during July, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

If you visit Hampton Roads during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September in Hampton Roads is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

October

October in Hampton Roads is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear

November

If you vacation in Hampton Roads during November, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

December

December in Hampton Roads is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hampton Roads, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Hampton Roads
  • Appropriate museum wear

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