Naval Station Newport

Navy Base

1260 Peary St, Newport, RI 02841


In Newport, the summers are warm and humid; the winters are very cold, wet, and windy; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 24°F to 79°F and is rarely below 11°F or above 86°F.


Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Newport for warm-weather activities is from mid June to late September.

Cost of Living
In Newport East, RI, the overall cost of living index is 126, which is 7% higher than the Rhode Island average and 26% higher than the U.S. average.
As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Newport East, RI, the city’s goods and services are equal to the Rhode Island average and 19% higher than the U.S. average.
Getting to Know the Area
Newport is a city set on Aquidneck Island in the New England state of Rhode Island. Its yacht-filled harbor hosted the America’s Cup, a renowned annual sailing regatta, for many years. Newport is also known for the Gilded Age mansions lining Bellevue Avenue, some of which are now museums. The most famous is The Breakers, an 1895 mansion patterned after a Renaissance palace.


Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.