The most pleasant months of the year for the 71291 zip code are October, April and May. In the 71291 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for the 71291 zip code with an average high temperature of 93.6°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Louisiana. January is the snowiest month in the 71291 zip code with 0.4 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.
Today's Weather - Claiborne, LA
11 PM PST
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Overnight||Mostly Clear||79° / 101°||SW 0 mph|
|Saturday Night||Mostly Clear||79° / 100°||SW 5 mph|
|Sunday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms Likely||75° / 91°||NW 0 to 5 mph|
|Monday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms||71° / 91°||NE 0 to 5 mph|
|Tuesday Night||Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Clear||69° / 91°||NE 0 to 5 mph|
|Wednesday Night||Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||69° / 91°||NE 0 to 5 mph|
|Thursday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||71° / 93°||SE 0 to 5 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 55 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Claiborne (zip 71291) area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Louisiana.
6.9 / 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)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Claiborne
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.