Best time to visit New Orleans

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When is the best time to visit New Orleans?

The best time to visit New Orleans is April based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in January in New Orleans16
    Jan
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in February in New Orleans18
    Feb
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in March in New Orleans22
    Mar
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in April in New Orleans26
    Apr
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in May in New Orleans29
    May
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in June in New Orleans32
    Jun
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in July in New Orleans33
    Jul
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in August in New Orleans32
    Aug
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in September in New Orleans30
    Sep
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in October in New Orleans27
    Oct
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in November in New Orleans22
    Nov
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in December in New Orleans18
    Dec

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The weather guide for Louisiana (New Orleans) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in New Orleans?

The hottest time of year in New Orleans is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 33°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in New Orleans?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in New Orleans with 174mm on average. There are normally 14 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in New Orleans?

The sunniest time of year in New Orleans is normally October with bright sunshine on average for 68% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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