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New Orleans – Best time to go

Best time to visit New Orleans

New Orleans has less distinct seasons to other parts of the country, making it a great year-round destination.

Temperatures range between 26–33°C from April to October and they often peak in the high teens – sometimes reaching over 20°C from November to March. 

Best times to visit

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Average weather in January

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
13ºC
117mm

Average weather in February

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
14ºC
107mm

Average weather in March

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
18ºC
119mm

Average weather in April

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
21ºC
122mm

Average weather in May

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
24ºC
114mm

Average weather in June

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
27ºC
140mm

Average weather in July

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
28ºC
168mm

Average weather in August

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
28ºC
147mm

Average weather in September

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
27ºC
122mm

Average weather in October

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
22ºC
89mm

Average weather in November

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
17ºC
97mm

Average weather in December

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New Orleans
14ºC
117mm