Metairie, Louisiana 

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Climate in Metairie, Louisiana

Metairie, Louisiana gets 64 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Metairie averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 220 sunny days per year in Metairie. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Metairie gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 45
Rain: averages 64 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Metairie is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Louisiana.

6.6 / 10
April, November and October are the most pleasant months in Metairie, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Metairie, LouisianaUnited States
  63.6 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  113.0 days106.2 days
  220 days205 days
  3 ft.2443 ft.


Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.

August is the hottest month for Metairie with an average high temperature of 91.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Louisiana. In Metairie, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Metairie are April, October and November.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Metairie with an average of 45.4°. This is one of the warmest places in Louisiana.

In Metairie, there are 75.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Louisiana.

In Metairie, there are 4.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Louisiana.

In Metairie, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Louisiana.

June is the wettest month in Metairie with 7.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 63.6 inches in Metairie means that it is wetter than most places in Louisiana.

July is the rainiest month in Metairie with 14.5 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.4 rainy days. There are 113.0 rainy days annually in Metairie, which is one of the rainiest places in Louisiana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 36% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.

There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Metairie, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Louisiana. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Metairie.

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    Reviews for Metairie    11 Reviews
    Visit - 7/24/2012
    I've been to Metairie a few times on bisiness, but I can't wait to go back and stay for a while. Lovely town nice people, lovely places. Lots to do. I recommend it... Read More

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    New Orleans, suburbs to the west; general comments - 8/18/2010
    For Metairie, & New Orleans in general: Briefly, as a Geologist who has lived here for 30+ years, my view of the outlook for the New Orleans area is decidedly gloomy. ... Read More

    An Accurate View Of Metairie. - 4/23/2009
    Metairie is not a city in the strictest terms. It’s a developed unincorporated area of Jefferson Parish that’s inextricably linked to the Metro New Orleans Area. Metaire... Read More

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