Lafayette Parish, Louisiana 

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Weather in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

The most pleasant months of the year for Lafayette Parish are April, October and November. In Lafayette Parish, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Lafayette Parish 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 Lafayette Parish. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Lafayette, LA

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Slight Chance Rain Showers

73°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightSlight Chance Rain Showers72° / 87°SE 5 mph
Sunday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy72° / 90°S 0 to 10 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear70° / 88°SW 0 to 5 mph
Tuesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms73° / 83°SE 5 mph
Wednesday NightShowers And Thunderstorms61° / 77°SW 10 to 15 mph
Thursday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Clear55° / 71°NW 10 to 15 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear51° / 74°NW 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 42
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 the Lafayette County 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
January61° 42°
February65° 45°
March72° 51°
April78° 58°
May85° 66°
June90° 71°
July91° 73°
August92° 73°
September88° 68°
October80° 59°
November72° 50°
December64° 43°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Lafayette
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January06100
February0280
March0180
April0060
May5080
June150120
July210130
August230110
September11090
October1070
November0180
December0490

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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