Ouachita Parish, Louisiana 

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Climate in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

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

6.9 / 10
April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Ouachita Parish, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ouachita, LouisianaUnited States
  55.4 in.38.1 in.
  0.5 in.27.8 in.
  98.8 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  93.1°85.8°
  33.9°21.7°
  6.97
  5.54.3
  105 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.


August is the hottest month for Ouachita Parish with an average high temperature of 93.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Louisiana. In Ouachita Parish, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ouachita Parish are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ouachita Parish with an average of 33.9°. This is colder than most places in Louisiana.


In Ouachita Parish, there are 84.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Louisiana.


In Ouachita Parish, there are 43.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Louisiana.


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


December is the wettest month in Ouachita Parish with 5.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 55.4 inches in Ouachita Parish means that it is drier than most places in Louisiana.


January is the rainiest month in Ouachita Parish with 9.5 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 98.8 rainy days annually in Ouachita Parish, which is less rainy than most places in Louisiana. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.5 inches in Ouachita Parish means that it is snowier than most places in Louisiana. January is the snowiest month in Ouachita Parish with 0.4 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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