Opelousas, Louisiana 

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Weather in Opelousas, Louisiana

The most pleasant months of the year for Opelousas are April, October and March. In Opelousas, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Opelousas with an average high temperature of 92.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Louisiana. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Opelousas. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Opelousas, LA

3 PM PST

Partly Sunny

82°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonPartly Sunny85° / 70°SE 5 mph
WednesdaySlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Showers And Thunderstorms83° / 57°SE 10 to 20 mph
ThursdaySunny74° / 53°W 10 to 20 mph
FridaySunny69° / 49°NW 10 to 15 mph
SaturdaySunny73° / 49°NW 5 to 10 mph
SundaySunny77° / 52°E 0 to 5 mph
MondaySunny77° / 53°E 0 to 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
Rain: averages 63 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Opelousas area is 2.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Louisiana.

2.9 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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° 41°
February65° 44°
March72° 50°
April79° 57°
May86° 65°
June90° 71°
July92° 73°
August93° 73°
September89° 68°
October81° 58°
November72° 50°
December64° 42°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Opelousas
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January07100
February0380
March0180
April1060
May5080
June180110
July230110
August240100
September13080
October2070
November0180
December0590

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 Opelousas    2 Reviews
Follow-up to previous, After 18 months of living i - 1/21/2008
After living in Opelousas, for 18 months I'll respond to changes from my provous post. The 24 Hour liquior sales has been banned, except at the Evangeline Downs... Read More

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Nice City - 3/2/2007
Hello all I'm new to Opelousas, At first When i moved here I was like why did I move here, The Roads are horrible , Infrustructure needs lots of updating (Ex. Water... Read More


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