New Orleans - Recent Annual Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the weather in New Orleans, Louisiana was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives 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 and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed 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

New Orleans temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
80 64 2018 27 18
80 63 2017 26 17
81 65 2016 27 18
80 64 2015 26 18
77 60 2014 25 16
77 62 2013 25 16
80 63 2012 27 17
80 62 2011 27 17
78 60 2010 25 16
Number of days each year 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
12 2018 292 117
4 2017 305 63
0 2016 304 118
3 2015 292 91
10 2014 269 78
1 2013 270 74
1 2012 302 75
11 2011 290 105
13 2010 260 104

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on New Orleans during 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 in New Orleans
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
139 2018 61.6 1565
117 2017 72.4 1839
120 2016 70.8 1798
119 2015 71.4 1813
110 2014 54.8 1391
126 2013 66.4 1686
112 2012 68.3 1735
90 2011 54.6 1388
111 2010 53.9 1370
Reference

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

New Orleans - Recent Years
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