New Orleans - Recent January Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the January weather in New Orleans, Louisiana was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives January data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each January. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often New Orleans had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

January temperature averages by year in New Orleans
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
58 40 2018 14 4
69 51 2017 21 11
62 46 2016 17 8
61 43 2015 16 6
57 37 2014 14 3
65 49 2013 18 9
70 51 2012 21 11
60 42 2011 16 5
57 40 2010 14 4
Number of days in January when the temperature in New Orleans dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
12 2018 6
2 2017 19
0 2016 10
1 2015 5
9 2014 2
0 2013 13
1 2012 18
5 2011 6
9 2010 6

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on New Orleans during January in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for January in New Orleans
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
10 2018 4.6 116
9 2017 4.9 124
13 2016 4.4 112
9 2015 5.7 144
9 2014 2.7 69
14 2013 6.6 167
7 2012 1.8 46
8 2011 4.1 104
6 2010 2.2 57
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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