April 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 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).

Temperature

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). In New Orleans, Louisiana, in April, the average low-temperature is 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Humidity

In New Orleans, Louisiana, the average relative humidity in April is 73%.

Rainfall

The months with the least rainfall are March and April Rain falls for 6.7 days and accumulates 0.43" (11mm) of rain.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in April in New Orleans is 12h and 55min.
On the first day of April in New Orleans, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:36 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In New Orleans, the average sunshine in April is 9.9h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in New Orleans?

The average high-temperature, in April, in New Orleans, is 77°F (25°C), while the average low-temperature is 64.2°F (17.9°C).

What is the average humidity in April in New Orleans?

The average relative humidity in April in New Orleans is 73%.

What is the driest month in New Orleans?

The months with the least rainfall in New Orleans, Louisiana, are March and April Rain falls for 6.7 days and accumulates 0.43" (11mm) of rain.

How much does it rain in New Orleans in April?

In April, in New Orleans, the rain falls for 6.7 days. Throughout April, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in New Orleans?

February through December are months without snowfall in New Orleans.

What is the average length of the day in April in New Orleans?

The average day length in April in New Orleans is 12h and 55min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in New Orleans?

On the first day of April in New Orleans, Louisiana, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:36 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, the average sunshine duration in April is 9.9h.

How high is the UV index in April in New Orleans?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in New Orleans is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in April
New Orleans, LA

Average temperature in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average high temperature in April: 77°F

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).

  • Average low temperature in April: 64.2°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 in April
New Orleans, LA

Average pressure in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average pressure in April: 30"Hg

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 in April
New Orleans, LA

Average wind speed in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.8mph

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 in April
New Orleans, LA

Average humidity in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average humidity in April: 73%

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 in April
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.43"

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 in April
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall days in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average rainfall days in April: 6.7 days

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 in April
New Orleans, LA

Average snowfall days in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0 days

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 in April /
Average sunshine in April
New Orleans, LA

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average daylight in April: 12h and 55min

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).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9h and 54min

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 in April
New Orleans, LA

Average sunshine days in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average sunshine days in April: 21.8 days

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 in April
New Orleans, LA

Average UV index in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average UV index in April: 6

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 cloud cover in April
New Orleans, LA

Average cloud cover in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average cloud cover in April: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in April
New Orleans, LA

Average visibility in April - New Orleans, LA
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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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