October 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 October

October, like September, in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 78.8°F (26°C) and 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a tropical 86.5°F (30.3°C) in September, to a warm 78.8°F (26°C). In New Orleans, the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In New Orleans, in October, during 6.8 rainfall days, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in New Orleans, Louisiana, there are 112.1 rainfall days, and 9.37" (238mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In New Orleans, the average length of the day in October is 11.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in New Orleans is 7.3h.

UV index

In New Orleans, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, Louisiana, in October, the average high-temperature is 78.8°F (26°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C).

What is the least humid month in New Orleans?

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

What is the average humidity in October in New Orleans?

The average relative humidity in October in New Orleans is 71%.

How much does it rain in New Orleans in October?

In October, in New Orleans, the rain falls for 6.8 days. Throughout October, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in New Orleans?

February through December are months without snowfall.

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

The average length of the day in October in New Orleans is 11.4h.

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

In October, the average sunshine in New Orleans, Louisiana, is 7.3h.

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

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

Average temperature in October
New Orleans, LA

Average temperature in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average high temperature in October: 78.8°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 October: 66.9°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 October
New Orleans, LA

Average pressure in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"

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 October
New Orleans, LA

Average wind speed in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average wind speed in October: 8.4mph

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 October
New Orleans, LA

Average humidity in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average humidity in October: 71%

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 October
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average rainfall in October: 0.94"

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 October
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall days in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.8 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 October
New Orleans, LA

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average daylight in October: 11.4h

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 October: 7.3h

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 October
New Orleans, LA

Average sunshine days in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.3 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 October
New Orleans, LA

Average UV index in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average UV index in October: 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 October
New Orleans, LA

Average cloud cover in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 24

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 October
New Orleans, LA

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