Newport, RI – Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport on this 5th of December.


  • Today – Increasing clouds, with a high near 37. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
  • Tonight – Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight


  • Today –NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
  • Tonight –N winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature – 45.0F

Sun, Moon, Tide:

  • The sun rose in Newport at 6:57 am and sunset will be at 4:16 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 6:04 am and the next high tide will be at 6:25 pm. The first low tide will be at 12:10 pm and the next low tide at 11:40 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 27 days, lighting is 6%.

Calendar Of Events & Things To Do

For a full schedule of Christmas In Newport Events, click here.

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).