TODAY AUG08
TEMPERATURE85
HUMIDITY72
PRESSURE30.12
WIND COND.270 5.4
  • 9177Sun40%
  • 9278Mon20%50%
  • 9277Tue20%60%
  • 9077Wed
  • 8977Thu
daynightWeather update from New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport at

Key findings

  • The highest monthly average temperature in New Orleans for August is 85 degrees
  • The lowest monthly average temperature in New Orleans for January is 54 degrees
  • The most monthly precipitation in New Orleans occurs in August with 8.7 inches
  • The air quality index in New Orleans is 10% better than the national average
  • The pollution index in New Orleans is 23% better than the national average

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      New Orleans Average Temperature

      In the event that the weather data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
      MonthTemp. (min)Temp. (max)Temp. (avg)Precipitation
      January47°F63°F54°F5.2"
      February50°F66°F57°F5.6"
      March57°F73°F64°F5.4"
      April64°F79°F71°F7.6"
      May71°F85°F77°F5.1"
      June77°F90°F83°F6.2"
      July79°F91°F84°F6.7"
      August79°F91°F85°F8.7"
      September76°F88°F82°F5.8"
      October67°F80°F73°F3.6"
      November57°F71°F63°F2.1"
      December51°F65°F57°F6.2"

      New Orleans air quality index & pollution index

      In the event that the air quality/pollution data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
      IndexNew OrleansLouisianaNational
      Air quality index4510650
      Pollution index3,881,7302,540,2835,066,862

      New Orleans air quality information

      MeasurementTotal
      Days measured365
      Days with good air quality229
      Days with moderate air quality134
      Days w/ poor A.Q. for sensitive groups2
      Days with unhealthy air quality0

      New Orleans air quality information

      PollutantTotal
      Arsenic0.000%
      Benzene0.040%
      Carbon Tetrachloride0.002%
      Lead0.010%
      Mercury0.000%

      Average monthly New Orleans temperature with heat index

      New Orleans monthly precipitation with daily maximum

      New Orleans monthly snow depth with daily maximum

      New Orleans monthly wind speed information

      Nearby cities with good air quality

      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Metairie, LA144,7724510%
      St. Rose, LA8,4274510%
      Waggaman, LA9,6734510%
      Arabi, LA4,5424510%
      Chalmette, LA22,3454510%
      New Orleans, LA382,9224510%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Arlington, TX383,899512%
      Wichita, KS388,0334020%
      Cleveland, OH389,16550= 100
      Bakersfield, CA367,5556734%
      Tulsa, OK399,9064510%
      New Orleans, LA382,9224510%
      Source: The New Orleans, LA weather data displayed above is derived from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric). Air quality and pollution data is derived from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency). Air quality and pollution levels measured in a particular area may not be representative of the entire county.