The most pleasant months of the year for the Lafayette metro area are April, October and November. In the Lafayette metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for the Lafayette metro area with an average high temperature of 91.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Louisiana. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the Lafayette metro area. The humidity here has been described as oppressive in the summer.
Today's Weather - Lafayette, LA
3 AM PST
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Overnight||Partly Cloudy||73° / 90°||NE 5 mph|
|Wednesday Night||Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy||69° / 92°||N 5 mph|
|Thursday Night||Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy||73° / 91°||N 0 to 5 mph|
|Friday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||75° / 92°||S 0 to 5 mph|
|Saturday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms Likely then Mostly Clear||77° / 92°||S 0 to 5 mph|
|Sunday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms Likely then Mostly Clear||77° / 92°||S 0 to 5 mph|
|Monday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms Likely then Mostly Clear||76° / 93°||S 0 to 5 mph|
Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Lafayette
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.