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New Orleans Airport Seasonal Statistics
Period of Record: 1947 - Present
WINTER (DEC-JAN-FEB)
SPRING (MAR-APR-MAY)
Warmest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
62.3
1950
2
61.5
1957
3
61.3
2017
4
60.4
1949
5
60.3
1952
6
59.9
2012
7
59.4
2019
7
59.4
1972
9
59.2
2016
9
59.2
1999
Coldest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
47.9
1978
2
48.6
1964
3
48.9
1963
4
49.1
1977
5
49.9
1984
6
50.1
2010
7
50.8
1958
8
50.9
1966
9
51.1
1970
10
51.5
1979
Wettest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
34.76
2010
2
34.34
1991
3
30.08
1966
4
26.16
1983
5
26.11
1998
6
25.32
1990
7
22.46
1979
8
22.30
1974
9
21.31
1987
10
21.30
1992
Driest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
6.37
1999
2
6.56
1989
3
6.69
1994
4
7.34
2001
5
7.83
2012
6
7.91
2011
6
7.91
2000
8
8.95
2002
9
9.43
2006
10
9.57
2003
Warmest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
74.6
2020
2
74.3
2012
3
72.8
2015
4
72.7
2011
5
72.4
2016
6
72.0
2006
7
71.7
2000
8
71.6
1955
9
71.1
1963
9
71.1
1953*
Coldest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
64.9
1993
2
65.0
1960
3
65.2
1969
4
65.5
1983
5
66.0
1968
6
66.3
1971
7
66.5
1962
8
66.8
1984
8
66.8
1950
10
66.9
2013*
Wettest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
35.85
1980
2
35.84
1991
3
32.88
1995
4
27.47
2015
5
27.32
1973
6
25.96
2004
7
23.45
1983
8
22.32
1948
9
22.00
1974
10
21.33
1959
Driest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
3.61
2000
2
4.69
2006
3
4.99
1986
4
5.57
1962
5
5.90
1965
6
6.01
1963
7
6.52
1971
8
7.34
1967
9
8.21
1996
10
8.27
1999
SUMMER (JUN-JUL-AUG)
AUTUMN (SEP-OCT-NOV)
Warmest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
85.6
2016~
2
85.5
2011
3
84.9
1980
4
84.6
2019
4
84.6
2010
6
84.5
1998
7
84.2
2018
8
83.9
1981
9
83.6
2000
10
83.5
2005*
Coldest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
78.5
1984
2
78.9
1961
3
79.0
1965
4
79.6
1974
5
79.9
1966
6
80.1
1975
7
80.3
1976
8
80.4
1985
8
80.4
1972
8
80.4
1964
Wettest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
37.75
2017
2
33.38
2012
3
32.84
1978
4
32.00
2001
5
31.72
1991
6
30.74
1975
7
29.97
2003
8
28.40
2010
9
27.68
1996
10
26.44
1987
Driest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
5.76
1990
2
9.19
2000
3
9.35
1952
4
10.21
1980
5
10.72
1976
6
11.20
2015
7
11.36
1951
8
11.55
1948
9
11.92
1972
10
12.06
1947
Warmest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
76.4
2016~
2
74.2
2004
3
73.6
2015
4
73.5
2018
5
73.3
1998
6
73.2
1973
7
73.0
2003
8
72.9
2005
8
72.6
2017
10
72.6
1978
Coldest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
64.8
1976
2
66.4
1968
3
66.5
1952
4
67.0
1967
5
67.8
1964
6
67.9
1974
7
68.0
1987
7
68.0
1970
9
68.1
1983
10
68.4
1992*
Wettest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
29.42
2002
2
28.32
1948
3
26.58
1977
4
24.85
1989
5
24.20
1998
6
22.45
1992
7
20.18
1973
8
19.95
1971
9
19.90
1985
10
19.64
1947
Driest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
3.07
1950
2
3.32
1969
3
3.61
2017
4
3.82
2010
5
4.93
1987
6
5.01
2005
7
5.81
1952
8
5.91
2012
9
6.24
1995
10
7.45
2016

* 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 06/03/2020 rsw