Slidell, Louisiana 

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Climate in Slidell, Louisiana

Slidell, Louisiana gets 62 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 222 sunny days per year in Slidell. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Slidell gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 40
Rain: averages 62 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Slidell is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Louisiana.

6.9 / 10
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Slidell, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Slidell, LouisianaUnited States
  61.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  109.2 days106.2 days
  222 days205 days
  90.8°85.8°
  40.2°21.7°
  6.97
  5.84.3
  3 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

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.


July is the hottest month for Slidell with an average high temperature of 90.8°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Louisiana. In Slidell, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Slidell are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Slidell with an average of 40.2°. This is warmer than most places in Louisiana.


In Slidell, there are 63.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Louisiana.


In Slidell, there are 20.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Louisiana.


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


August is the wettest month in Slidell with 7.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 61.7 inches in Slidell means that it is wetter than most places in Louisiana.


July is the rainiest month in Slidell with 13.0 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 109.2 rainy days annually in Slidell, which is rainier than most places in Louisiana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Slidell means that it is snowier than most places in Louisiana. December is the snowiest month in Slidell with 0.0 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Slidell    8 Reviews
    use to live there - 1/15/2012
    it is too close to new orleans east where there their crime has spread, had recent robberies. It is no longer nice to live. Sales tax rate has also increased in the... Read More

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    Safe Area - 12/5/2008
    Crime is very little in my apartment... Read More

    housing - 9/12/2008
    We are new to this city and state and would like more information as to finding affordable housing for low income... Read More


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