New Orleans, LA Climate in December

Temperature for December

In New Orleans, LA during December the average high temperature is 65.7°F. The hottest day on record was December 20, 1984 when the temperature hit 84.7°F.

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

Low Temperature

During December the overnight temperature drops to an average of 46.2°F, with the lowest temperature of 10.9°F being recorded on December 24, 1989. On average there are 1 days in December when the temperature stays below freezing all day. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 12 times in December.

Precipitation for December

In December the average monthly rainfall in New Orleans, LA is 3.19 inches with rain usually falling on between 10 and 11 days. 1946 was the driest December with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 2009 was the wettest December with 27.03 inches of rain. The wettest single day in December was 15 December 2009 when 7.18 inches of rain fell.

In December it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 1 and 2 days in December.