Tidewater Virginia generally has a warm climate. Average winter daytime temperatures peak at 10 C (50 F) with nighttime lows of 3 C (25-20 F). Chilling winds coming off the James River can produce wind chill temperatures much lower. Summer temperatures range from daytime highs of 30 C (85-90 F) down to 20 C (60 F) at night. Area is generally humid, especially during the summer months. Layered clothing is recommended in early spring, late fall and winter. Good walking shoes for year round comfort. Insect repellent recommended in spring and summer for mayflies, mosquitoes, chiggers, and ticks. For a three to five day forecast try NOAA Local Weather at http://www.nnic.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/page?pg=netcast.