Memorial Day: Weather, closings for holiday

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Planning a cookout this weekend? Here’s what you need to know about Memorial Day weather and closings in Portsmouth. 


With the cookout pick of the weekend looking like Saturday, which will see mostly sunny skies and a high near 77, Memorial Day could see a chance of rain. 

The National Weather Service forecasts cloudy skies for Monday with a high near 64. 

Memorial Day
A chance of showers. Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 4 a.m. Patchy fog after 10 p.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.


  • Town offices and the Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, May 28, for the Memorial Day holiday. Please plan accordingly!
  • Portsmouth schools are closed on Monday, May 28.
  • The Portsmouth Free Public Library will be closed Sunday and Monday. 

Special Events

Annual Memorial Weekend Clam Boil  

Memorial Day Cookout 

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