New Orleans (LA) monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at New Orleans

New Orleans average temperature chart (Celsius) New Orleans average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in New Orleans (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 15.9 17.7 21.7 25.5 28.9 31.7 32.5 32.3 30.3 26.2 21.5 17.8
°F 60.6 63.8 71 77.9 84 89.1 90.5 90.2 86.6 79.2 70.7 64.1

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

New Orleans monthly rainfall chart (mm) New Orleans monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in New Orleans (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 128 134 125 127 122 142 174 163 147 73 106 128
inches 5 5.3 4.9 5 4.8 5.6 6.9 6.4 5.8 2.9 4.2 5.1
Rainy days 10 9 9 7 8 11 14 14 10 6 8 10

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in New Orleans

New Orleans average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine New Orleans
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 5.6 6.5 7.7 9.2 9.6 9.6 8.8 8.6 8.1 8.4 6.5 5.8

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

New Orleans average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) New Orleans average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in New Orleans (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 6.3 7.9 11.7 15.7 19.3 22.5 23.5 23.5 21.7 15.9 11.7 8.2
Max °C 16.2 17.9 21.9 25.8 29.1 32 32.7 32.6 30.6 26.5 21.8 18.1
Min °F 43.3 46.2 53.1 60.2 66.7 72.4 74.3 74.2 71 60.6 53 46.7
Max °F 52.2 55.2 62.2 69.3 75.6 81 82.6 82.4 79 70.2 62.1 55.6

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

New Orleans average sea temperature chart (Celsius) New Orleans average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around New Orleans in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 18.1 17.8 19 21.6 25.1 28.3 29.6 29.8 28.6 25.6 22.4 20
°F 64.6 64 66.2 70.9 77.2 83 85.4 85.7 83.5 78.1 72.3 68

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

New Orleans average winspeed by month (km/h) New Orleans average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in New Orleans (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 16 17 17 16 14 12 10 10 12 12 14 15
mph 10 10 10 10 9 7 6 6 7 8 9 9

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

New Orleans relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in New Orleans
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
76% 73% 73% 73% 74% 76% 79% 79% 78% 75% 77% 77%
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New Orleans weather stats

New Orleans weather statistics
Hottest month: July 32.5°C 90.5°F
Driest month: October 73mm 2.9ins
Sunniest month: October 8.4hrs
Coldest month: January 15.9°C 60.6°F
Wettest month: July 174mm 6.9ins
Warmest sea: August 29.8°C 85.6°F
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