Baton Rouge
Louisiana, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

July weather forecast and climate
Baton Rouge, LA

Manicured lawns and beautiful trees approaching the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Manicured lawns and beautiful trees approaching the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
July, like June, is another hot summer month in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with average temperature fluctuating between 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 73.8°F (23.2°C).

Temperature

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the average high-temperature in July is almost the same as in June - a still hot 92.1°F (33.4°C). The average low-temperature, is 73.8°F (23.2°C).

Heat index

In July, the average heat index is estimated at a burning hot 117.9°F (47.7°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, it is raining for 12.9 days, with typically 5" (126mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112.8 days and collects up to 60.6" (1540.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January, March through December are months without snowfall in Baton Rouge.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Baton Rouge is 13.9h.

Sunshine

May through July, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the highest UV index in Baton Rouge. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 in July transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in July in Baton Rouge?

The average high-temperature, in July, in Baton Rouge, is 92.1°F (33.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 73.8°F (23.2°C). In July, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is evaluated at 117.9°F (47.7°C).

What is the average humidity in July in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the average relative humidity in July is 76%.

How many days does it rain in July in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in July, during 12.9 rainfall days, 5" (126mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Baton Rouge?

January, March through December are months without snowfall in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

How many hours of daylight does Baton Rouge have in July?

The average length of the day in July in Baton Rouge is 13.9h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Baton Rouge?

May through July, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Baton Rouge.

How long on average sun shines in July in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the average sunshine in July is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Baton Rouge?

Months with the highest UV index in Baton Rouge are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

What is the UV index intensity in July in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the average daily maximum UV index in July is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in July - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average high temperature in July: 92.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (92.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (62.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in July: 73.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (41.2°F).

Average humidity in July - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average humidity in July: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (62%).

Average rainfall in July - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average rainfall in July: 5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (6.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (4.1").

Average rainfall days in July - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average rainfall days in July: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April and October (7.5 days).

Average snowfall in July - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average snowfall in July: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average daylight in July: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in July: 9h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in July - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average UV index in July: 11

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).