New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Weather in New Orleans, Louisiana

The most pleasant months of the year for New Orleans are April, October and November. In New Orleans, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for New Orleans with an average high temperature of 91.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Louisiana. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in New Orleans. The humidity here has been described as stifling in July and August.


Today's Weather - New Orleans, LA

12 AM PST

Mostly Sunny

90°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonMostly Sunny91° / 76°NE 5 to 10 mph
ThursdayMostly Sunny88° / 77°E 10 to 15 mph
FridayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely83° / 77°SE 10 to 20 mph
SaturdayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely then Showers And Thunderstorms83° / 78°S 20 mph
SundayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely85° / 78°SW 20 mph
MondayChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Showers And Thunderstorms Likely88° / 78°SW 15 mph
TuesdayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely88° / 78°SW 15 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 45
Rain: averages 64 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the New Orleans area is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Louisiana.

6.6 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January62° 45°
February66° 48°
March72° 54°
April79° 61°
May85° 69°
June90° 74°
July92° 76°
August92° 76°
September88° 73°
October80° 64°
November72° 54°
December64° 47°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: New Orleans
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0390
February0180
March0080
April1060
May5070
June160120
July220140
August220130
September11090
October1070
November0080
December0180

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.


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Reviews for New Orleans    82 Reviews
Most Friendly, Positive City I’ve Ever Lived In! - 9/24/2020
I’ve lived here for four years and plan to stay forever. What it lacks in infrastructure and weather, it makes up for with a sense of adventure, community, a... Read More

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not bad - 12/21/2019
alright well, i dont know the city well, but here are some of my impressions. i had just come from ny, so i was used to people being very rude, so needless to say, new... Read More

Thoughts in Alabama - 8/22/2019
Sadly, the reviews here about the dangerous police, dangerous crime, corruption of public officials, bad race relations, bottom of the barrel education, and absence of a... Read More


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