April weather forecast and climate
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 in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a warm spring month, with average temperature varying between 64.2°F (17.9°C) and 77°F (25°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

March and April are months with the least rain in New Orleans, Louisiana, when the rain falls for 6.7 days and typically aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of rain.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 12.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 9.9h.

UV index

In New Orleans, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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?

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

What is the average humidity in April in New Orleans?

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

How much does it rain in New Orleans in April?

In New Orleans, Louisiana, in April, during 6.7 rainfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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 6.7 days and typically aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of rain.

When it does not snow in New Orleans?

February through December are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does New Orleans have in April?

The average length of the day in April in New Orleans is 12.9h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in April in New Orleans?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

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"

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

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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%

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).
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: 12.9h

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

  • Average sunshine in April: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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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

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

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

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