Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek
Major operating base for the Amphibious Forces in the United States Navy’s Atlantic Fleet
Norfolk, VA 23518
In Norfolk, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are very cold and windy, and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 34°F to 88°F and is rarely below 22°F or above 95°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Norfolk for warm-weather activities are from mid to late May and from late August to mid October.
Cost of Living
Residents in Norfolk, VA enjoy a cost of living index of 108. This index is equal to the Virginia average, and 8% higher than the national average.
The general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Norfolk, VA, the average cost of goods and services is 11% higher than it is in Virginia, and it is 10% higher than the national average.
Getting to Know the Area
Norfolk is a waterfront city in southeastern Virginia. It’s home to Naval Station Norfolk, a massive naval base on Chesapeake Bay. Nauticus is a maritime museum that features the Battleship Wisconsin, a huge WWII warship. The Chrysler Museum of Art showcases a vast collection of glass art, plus European and American paintings and sculpture. The riverside Virginia Zoo is home to bears, birds, lions and farm animals.