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New Orleans Area Seasonal Statistics
Period of Record: 1871 - Present
WINTER (DEC-JAN-FEB)
SPRING (MAR-APR-MAY)
Warmest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
64.5
1890
2
62.3
1950
3
61.6
1927
4
61.5
1957
5
61.4
1882
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
Wettest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
34.76
2010
2
34.34
1991
3
30.08
1966
4
26.16
1983
5
26.11
1998
Driest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
3.60
1890
2
6.37
1999
3
6.56
1989
4
6.69
1994
5
7.11
1911
Warmest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
74.6
2020
2
74.3
2012
3
72.8
2015
4
72.7
2011
4
72.7
1908
Coldest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
64.9
1993
2
65.0
1960
3
65.2
1969
4
65.5
1983
5
65.6
1931
Wettest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
36.23
1912
2
36.00
1926
3
35.85
1980
4
35.84
1991
5
32.88
1995
Driest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
3.61
2000
2
3.62
1898
3
3.69
1891
4
4.41
1899
5
4.69
2006
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
5
84.6
2010
Coldest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
78.5
1984
2
78.9
1961
3
79.0
1965
4
79.3
1894
5
79.6
1974
Wettest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
37.75
2017
2
35.58
1942
3
33.85
1888
4
32.38
2012
5
32.84
1978
Driest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
5.76
1990
2
8.63
1902
3
9.09
1924
4
9.19
2000
5
9.35
1952
Warmest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
76.4
2016~
1
75.4
1931
3
75.4
1919
4
74.2
2004
5
74.1
1927
Coldest
Rank
Temp(F)
Year
1
64.8
1976
2
66.4
1968
3
66.5
1952
4
67.0
1967
5
67.1
1880
Wettest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
32.80
1937
2
29.42
2002
3
28.94
1877
4
28.32
1948
5
27.99
1929
Driest
Rank
Inches
Year
1
2.82
1924
2
2.94
1899
3
3.07
1950
4
3.15
1894
5
3.32
1969

 * Also 1941

~ 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