When is the best time to go to Louisiana?

When is the best time to go to Louisiana? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Louisiana, the weather is good everywhere in March, April, May, June, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to New Orleans are February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in New Orleans are June, July, August and September, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are August and September
  • The cities with the best climate are New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Grand Isle, Houma, Morgan City, Oakdale, Port Sulphur and Slidell, with good weather at least 10 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in New Orleans are June, July, August and September

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Louisiana for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 49°F to 61°F
33%
February 52°F to 61°F
36%
March 61°F to 68°F
32%
April 70°F to 76°F
31%
May 79°F to 81°F
38%
June 86°F to 88°F
42%
July 88°F to 90°F
53%
August 88°F to 90°F
52%
September 83°F to 86°F
48%
October 72°F to 79°F
27%
November 59°F to 68°F
26%
December 52°F to 65°F
35%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Louisiana by cities

New Orleans

Best time to go to New Orleans

The best months to go to New Orleans are february, march, april, may, june, july, september, october, november and december.

Baton Rouge

Best time to go to Baton Rouge

The best months to go to Baton Rouge are february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

New Iberia

Best time to go to New Iberia

The best months to go to New Iberia are march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Cameron

Best time to go to Cameron

The best months to go to Cameron are march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Grand Isle

Best time to go to Grand Isle

The best months to go to Grand Isle are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, september, october, november and december.

Houma

Best time to go to Houma

The best months to go to Houma are february, march, april, may, june, august, september, october, november and december.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Louisiana

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Louisiana and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of New Orleans, Baton Rouge, New Iberia, Cameron and Grand Isle, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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Where to go in Louisiana?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
New Orleans63°F67°F74°F79°F86°F94°F94°F94°F88°F83°F72°F67°F
Baton Rouge59°F65°F72°F79°F86°F92°F94°F94°F90°F83°F70°F63°F
New Iberia61°F63°F72°F79°F86°F92°F92°F92°F88°F81°F70°F63°F
Cameron61°F63°F70°F79°F85°F92°F94°F94°F90°F81°F70°F63°F
Grand Isle65°F65°F70°F77°F83°F90°F90°F90°F88°F81°F72°F68°F
Houma63°F65°F72°F79°F85°F92°F92°F92°F88°F81°F72°F67°F
Lake Charles61°F63°F70°F79°F86°F92°F94°F94°F90°F81°F70°F63°F
Marksville58°F61°F70°F79°F86°F94°F94°F95°F90°F81°F68°F61°F
Monroe54°F58°F67°F77°F85°F95°F95°F95°F90°F79°F67°F58°F
Morgan City63°F65°F72°F79°F86°F92°F92°F92°F88°F81°F72°F65°F
Natchitoches58°F59°F70°F79°F86°F95°F95°F97°F92°F81°F68°F59°F
Oakdale59°F65°F72°F79°F86°F92°F94°F94°F90°F81°F70°F61°F
Opelousas59°F61°F70°F79°F86°F92°F94°F94°F90°F81°F70°F61°F
Port Sulphur65°F65°F72°F77°F85°F90°F92°F92°F88°F81°F72°F68°F
Ruston54°F58°F67°F77°F85°F95°F95°F97°F90°F79°F67°F58°F
Shreveport56°F59°F68°F77°F86°F94°F95°F97°F90°F79°F67°F58°F
Slidell61°F65°F72°F79°F85°F92°F94°F94°F88°F81°F70°F65°F

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Is this weather information for Louisiana reliable?

Climate data for Louisiana has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Louisiana allows us to determine the average for each month in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, New Iberia, Cameron, Grand Isle, Houma, Lake Charles, Marksville, and 9 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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