New Orleans, LA Climate in March

Temperature for March

In New Orleans, LA during March the average high temperature is 72.5°F. The hottest day on record was March 19, 1982 when the temperature hit 89.1°F.

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

Low Temperature

During March the overnight temperature drops to an average of 52.7°F, with the lowest temperature of 25.0°F being recorded on March 4, 1980. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 4 times in March.

Precipitation for March

In March the average monthly rainfall in New Orleans, LA is 3.27 inches with rain usually falling on between 10 and 11 days. 1947 was the driest March with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest March with 21.26 inches of rain. The wettest single day in March was 23 March 1973 when 7.48 inches of rain fell.

In March it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. Tornados are reported on 0 and 1 days in March. There are thunderstorms on between 3 and 4 days in March.