October weather forecast and climate
New Orleans, LA

Commuter buses on the street in New Orleans, Louisiana
Commuter buses on the street in New Orleans, Louisiana

Weather in October

October, like September, in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a moderately hot autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 78.8°F (26°C) and an average low of 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Temperature

In New Orleans, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a tropical 86.5°F (30.3°C) in September, to a moderately hot 78.8°F (26°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Humidity

October is the least humid month in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

Rainfall

In New Orleans, in October, during 6.8 rainfall days, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in New Orleans, there are 112.1 rainfall days, and 9.37" (238mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall in New Orleans.

Daylight

In New Orleans, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In New Orleans, the average sunshine in October is 7.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in New Orleans is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in New Orleans?

October is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the average humidity in October in New Orleans?

In October, the average relative humidity is 71%.

How many days does it rain in October in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, during October, the rain falls for 6.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, Louisiana, snow does not fall in February through December.

What is the average length of the day in October in New Orleans?

In October, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in October in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, the average sunshine in October is 7.3h.

What is the UV index reading in October in New Orleans?

In New Orleans, Louisiana, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
New Orleans, LA

Average temperature in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average high temperature in October: 26°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 19.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

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Average pressure in October
New Orleans, LA

Average pressure in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.4mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (1014.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
New Orleans, LA

Average wind speed in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average wind speed in October: 13.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (15.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (10.6km/h).

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Average humidity in October
New Orleans, LA

Average humidity in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average humidity in October: 71%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in October
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average rainfall in October: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (40mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and April (11mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
New Orleans, LA

Average rainfall days in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.7 days).

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Average snowfall days in October
New Orleans, LA

Average snowfall days in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
New Orleans, LA

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average daylight in October: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in October
New Orleans, LA

Average sunshine days in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average sunshine days in October: 22.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
New Orleans, LA

Average UV index in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average UV index in October: 5

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in October
New Orleans, LA

Average cloud cover in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average cloud cover in October: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in October
New Orleans, LA

Average visibility in October - New Orleans, LA
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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