Climate and monthly weather forecast
New Orleans, LA

Commuter buses on the street in New Orleans, Louisiana
Commuter buses on the street in New Orleans, Louisiana

Weather in January

January, like December, is a moderate winter month in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an average temperature varying between 48.6°F (9.2°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C). With an average high-temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 48.6°F (9.2°C), January is the coldest month. Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is a comfortable month in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an average temperature ranging between min 52.7°F (11.5°C) and max 64.6°F (18.1°C). In New Orleans, Louisiana, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a comfortable 64.6°F (18.1°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a pleasant month in New Orleans, Louisiana, with temperature in the range of an average low of 58.3°F (14.6°C) and an average high of 70.7°F (21.5°C). In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a comfortable 64.6°F (18.1°C) in February to an agreeable 70.7°F (21.5°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is a warm spring month in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an average temperature ranging between min 64.2°F (17.9°C) and max 77°F (25°C). In April, the average high-temperature marginally rises from an agreeable 70.7°F (21.5°C) in March to a moderately hot 77°F (25°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in New Orleans, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 71.2°F (21.8°C) and 82.9°F (28.3°C). In New Orleans, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from 77°F (25°C) in April to a still moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in New Orleans, is a tropical month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 77.7°F (25.4°C) and 88.3°F (31.3°C). In June, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C) in May to a hot 88.3°F (31.3°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, in New Orleans, Louisiana, is another tropical summer month, with an average temperature ranging between max 89.4°F (31.9°C) and min 79.3°F (26.3°C). July and August, with an average high-temperature of 89.4°F (31.9°C), are the warmest months. In July, the average heat index is computed to be an extremely hot 105.8°F (41°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an average temperature ranging between max 89.4°F (31.9°C) and min 79.5°F (26.4°C). The warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 89.4°F (31.9°C). The average heat index in August is computed to be a scorching 105.8°F (41°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in New Orleans, is also a hot month, with an average temperature varying between 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 76.3°F (24.6°C). In September, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in August - a still tropical 86.5°F (30.3°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an average temperature fluctuating between 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 78.8°F (26°C). In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops from a tropical 86.5°F (30.3°C) in September to a moderately hot 78.8°F (26°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is also an agreeable month in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an average temperature fluctuating between 57.4°F (14.1°C) and 68.9°F (20.5°C). In New Orleans, the average high-temperature in November decreases from a warm 78.8°F (26°C) in October to a pleasant 68.9°F (20.5°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in New Orleans, is still a comfortable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 63.5°F (17.5°C) and 52.5°F (11.4°C). In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops from an agreeable 68.9°F (20.5°C) in November to an enjoyable 63.5°F (17.5°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in New Orleans?

With an average high-temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 48.6°F (9.2°C), January is the coldest month.

How many days does it rain in New Orleans?

Throughout the year, in New Orleans, there are 112.1 rainfall days, and 9.37" (238mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in New Orleans?

January is the only month when snow falls.

What is the snowiest month in New Orleans?

January has the most snowfall days of the year in New Orleans. Snow falls for 0.1 days.

How many days does it snow in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, Louisiana, during the entire year, snow falls for 0.1 days.

What is the most humid month in New Orleans?

February and December, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are most humid months.

When it does not snow in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, snow does not fall in February through December.

What is the driest month in New Orleans?

March and April are months with the least rain in New Orleans, Louisiana, when the rain falls for 8.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of rain.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in New Orleans?

On Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 5. 2023, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

What are the months with the highest UV index in New Orleans?

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

When are the longest days in New Orleans?

With an average of 14h and 2min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year.

What month has the most sunshine in New Orleans?

The month with the most sunshine in New Orleans, Louisiana, is June, with an average of 11h of sunshine.

What are the warmest months in New Orleans?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 89.4°F (31.9°C), are warmest months.

What is the wettest month in New Orleans?

July is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15.5 days and accumulates 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation.

What is the least humid month in New Orleans?

With an average relative humidity of 71%, October is the least humid month in New Orleans, Louisiana.

What is the month with the shortest days in New Orleans?

With an average of 10h and 16min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in New Orleans.

What is the month with the least sunshine in New Orleans?

December has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in New Orleans?

With an average maximum UV index of 3, December is the month with the lowest UV index in New Orleans.

Average temperature
New Orleans, LA

Average temperature - New Orleans, LA

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (60.4°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (48.6°F).

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Average pressure
New Orleans, LA

Average pressure - New Orleans, LA

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed
New Orleans, LA

Average wind speed - New Orleans, LA

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

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Average humidity
New Orleans, LA

Average humidity - New Orleans, LA

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall - New Orleans, LA

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.57").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and April (0.43").

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Average rainfall days
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall days - New Orleans, LA

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.7 days).

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Average snowfall days
New Orleans, LA

Average snowfall days - New Orleans, LA

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
New Orleans, LA

Average daylight / Average sunshine - New Orleans, LA

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 16min).

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days
New Orleans, LA

Average sunshine days - New Orleans, LA

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8.9 days).

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Average UV index
New Orleans, LA

Average UV index - New Orleans, LA

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average visibility
New Orleans, LA

Average visibility - New Orleans, LA

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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