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New Orleans Airport - Top Ten Lists

August (1946 - Present)

Warmest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Year
1
87.3
2011
2
86.0
2016~
3
85.7
1951
4
85.5
2019
4
85.5
1999
4
85.5
1980
7
85.1
2007
8
85.0
2010
9
84.7
2005
9
84.6
1998*
Coldest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Year
1
77.6
1965
2
79.2
1984
3
79.5
1992
4
79.6
1961
5
80.0
1969
5
80.0
1967
7
80.4
1974
7
80.4
1966
9
80.5
1975
10
81.0
1972*
Wettest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Year
1
18.61
2012
2
16.12
1977
3
14.68
1978
4
11.87
2016
5
11.77
1955
6
11.73
2010
7
11.10
1981
8
10.21
1970
9
10.11
1975
10
9.64
1992
Driest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Year
1
1.61
2011
2
1.68
1980
3
1.69
1976
4
1.92
1982
5
2.00
1952
6
2.12
1963
7
2.25
1997
8
2.26
1993
9
2.35
2000
10
2.41
1962

*more than one occurrence with most recent listed

~ Temperature records for the summer of 2016 through November 2016 are preliminary and subject to quality control due
to construction in close proximity to the New Orleans International Airport's instrumentation.

updated 9/02/2019 rjr