Climate in New Orleans (Louisiana), United States of America

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: New Orleans, United States of America.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

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Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

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Weather Forecasts for New Orleans (Louisiana)

WED Jan 20
17°C | 13°C

Partly cloudy

THU Jan 21
21°C | 14°C

Partly cloudy

FRI Jan 22
20°C | 15°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit New Orleans in United States of America

New Orleans has a warm sea climate with mild winters and warm summers. Best time to go would be in spring or autumn. From February to May the weather is comfortably cool. During summer average temperatures easily rise above 40 degrees Celsius (104° F) and it can be very humid because of the amount of rainfall.

From June to November it's hurricane season, with a peak in late August and September.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of March and November you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The hottest season / summer is in May, June, July, August and September.
  • Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in February, June, July and August.
  • The warmest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 32°C (91°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 16°C (62°F).
  • June is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • October is the driest month.
  • May is the most sunny month.
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