October 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 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).

Temperature

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). The average low-temperature, in New Orleans, 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, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation. In New Orleans, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112.1 days and collects up to 9.37" (238mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in New Orleans is 11h and 26min.
On the first day of October, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 6:46 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 6:14 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in New Orleans is 7.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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?

The average high-temperature, in October, in New Orleans, is 78.8°F (26°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C). in September, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is computed to be 98.6°F (37°C).

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.

What is the average humidity in October in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, Louisiana, the average relative humidity in October is 71%.

How many days does it rain in October in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, Louisiana, in October, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in New Orleans?

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

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

The average day length in October in New Orleans is 11h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in New Orleans?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 6:46 pm. On the last day of the month, in New Orleans, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 6:14 pm CDT.

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

The average sunshine duration in October 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, Louisiana, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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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"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 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%

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 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).
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 October /
Average sunshine in October
New Orleans, LA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 26min

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 October: 7h and 18min

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 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

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 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

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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