New Orleans, LA Climate in January

Temperature for January

In New Orleans, LA during January the average high temperature is 63.6°F. The hottest day on record was January 7, 1982 when the temperature hit 82.9°F.

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

Low Temperature

During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 44.5°F, with the lowest temperature of 14.0°F being recorded on January 11, 1962. On average there are 1 days in January when the temperature stays below freezing all day. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 16 times in January.

Precipitation for January

In January the average monthly rainfall in New Orleans, LA is 3.76 inches with rain usually falling on between 11 and 12 days. 1947 was the driest January with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1991 was the wettest January with 22.14 inches of rain. The wettest single day in January was 18 January 1973 when 9.45 inches of rain fell.

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