March 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 March

March, the first month of the spring, in New Orleans, is an agreeable month, with average temperature ranging between max 70.7°F (21.5°C) and min 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Temperature

In New Orleans, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a comfortable 64.6°F (18.1°C) in February, to a pleasant 70.7°F (21.5°C). In New Orleans, the average low-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in New Orleans, Louisiana, is 74%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in New Orleans are March and April Rain falls for 8.3 days and accumulates 0.43" (11mm) of rain.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In New Orleans, the average sunshine is 7.9h.

UV index

In New Orleans, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 March in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, Louisiana, in March, the average high-temperature is 70.7°F (21.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C).

What is the average humidity in March in New Orleans?

The average relative humidity in March in New Orleans, Louisiana, is 74%.

How much does it rain in New Orleans in March?

In New Orleans, in March, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 0.43" (11mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in New Orleans?

Months with the least rainfall are March and April Rain falls for 8.3 days and accumulates 0.43" (11mm) of rain.

When it does not snow in New Orleans?

February through December are months without snowfall.

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

In New Orleans, Louisiana, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does New Orleans have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in New Orleans is 7.9h.

What is the UV index reading in March in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
New Orleans, LA

Average temperature in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average high temperature in March: 70.7°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 March: 58.3°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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average pressure in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"

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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average wind speed in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average wind speed in March: 9.6mph

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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average humidity in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average humidity in March: 74%

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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average rainfall in March: 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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall days in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.3 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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average snowfall days in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average snowfall days in March: 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 March /
Average sunshine in March
New Orleans, LA

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

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 March: 7.9h

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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average sunshine days in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average sunshine days in March: 21.4 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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average UV index in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average UV index in March: 5

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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average cloud cover in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average cloud cover in March: 37

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 March
New Orleans, LA

Average visibility in March - New Orleans, LA
  • Average visibility in March: 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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