New Orleans - Recent March Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the March weather in New Orleans, Louisiana was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives March 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 March. 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

March temperature averages by year in New Orleans
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
74 57 2018 23 14
76 59 2017 24 15
76 60 2016 24 16
75 58 2015 24 14
68 51 2014 20 10
69 49 2013 21 10
80 62 2012 26 17
76 58 2011 24 14
68 48 2010 20 9
Number of days in March when the temperature in New Orleans dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 2018 24 0
0 2017 23 0
0 2016 27 0
1 2015 25 0
0 2014 17 0
0 2013 16 0
0 2012 28 0
0 2011 26 0
0 2010 13 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on New Orleans during March 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 March in New Orleans
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
6 2018 3.0 76
4 2017 2.9 73
10 2016 6.4 162
14 2015 6.4 162
9 2014 5.3 134
6 2013 1.1 27
8 2012 8.1 206
6 2011 10.5 266
10 2010 2.9 74
Reference

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

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