New Orleans - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in New Orleans, Louisiana was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives August 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 really hot days occurred each August. 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

August temperature averages by year in New Orleans
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
91 76 2018 33 25
90 76 2017 32 25
93 79 2016 34 26
93 77 2015 34 25
92 77 2014 33 25
90 75 2013 32 24
89 75 2012 32 24
96 79 2011 36 26
92 78 2010 33 26
Number of days in August when the temperature in New Orleans rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 22
2017 31 18
2016 31 27
2015 31 25
2014 31 26
2013 31 17
2012 31 17
2011 31 31
2010 31 23

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on New Orleans during August 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 August in New Orleans
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
18 2018 9.9 251
20 2017 15.8 401
18 2016 11.9 301
8 2015 3.3 83
12 2014 5.5 140
13 2013 7.2 183
20 2012 18.6 473
8 2011 1.6 41
18 2010 11.7 298
Reference

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

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