The climate of Norfolk (Virginia
- United States of America)
Norfolk is a port located on the east coast of the state of Virginia.
A large naval base is located here, Norfolk has always been an
important economic center on the coast. During early history colonists
used this region as a starting point to discover the interior. Norfolk
was an important trading center and as a naval base it played an
important role during the Civil War. Norfolk still has a maritime
character. Besides the naval base, it is a big port and marina. A big
maritime museum is situated in Norfolk. Here you can learn all about
shipping and life at sea. When you walk through the city you can
experience the history of Norfolk. Buildings and architecture from all
centuries can be admired here. Throughout the city center you can
admire the first wooden skeleton houses as well as art deco buildings.
Norfolk has a warm maritime climate with mild winters in which subzero
temperatures are uncommon. However, a small amount may fall during the
coldest days of winter. From May temperatures start to rise. During
the summer average temperatures are 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees
Fahrenheit). Because of the presence of the ocean precipitation
figures may be high all year round. Precipitation is quite evenly
spread out over the year with a peak in July and August.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Norfolk:
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period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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