New Orleans, LA Climate in August

Temperature for August

In New Orleans, LA during August the average high temperature is 90.6°F. The hottest day on record was August 23, 1980 when the temperature hit 101.8°F.

New Orleans, LA daily average and extreme temperature range for August

Low Temperature

During August the overnight temperature drops to an average of 74.0°F, with the lowest temperature of 61.9°F being recorded on August 10, 1976. In August it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for August

In August the average monthly rainfall in New Orleans, LA is 3.88 inches with rain usually falling on between 15 and 16 days. 1947 was the driest August with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 2012 was the wettest August with 18.59 inches of rain. The wettest single day in August was 30 August 2012 when 5.52 inches of rain fell.

In August it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. Tornados are reported on 0 and 1 days in August. There are thunderstorms on between 10 and 11 days in August.