New Orleans Weather

New Orleans WeatherWhen visiting New Orleans, be prepared for to dress for the weather. You will find that in the summer months that you can dress in clothing that is as light as possible. The summers are hot and can be really humid making you glad that you choose to bring your tank tops, shorts and sun dresses.

Sandals and flip flops are the norm in New Orleans in the summer time where the temperatures can reach up to near 100 degrees on any given day. Even with overcast skies the thermometer will easily be in the mid to upper 90's in the summer months.

The winter months in the French Quarters can be quite chilly as the French Quarters are located right on the Mississippi River and have a tendency to draw a chilling breeze. You'll want to dress warm and have your jacket if you plan on doing any walking in the area for dining and shopping. You'll find that the winter temperatures can range anywhere from the low 30's to the 60's making some days quite hard to know just how to dress.

In the fall months you can get by with just wearing a long sleeve shirt most of the time and a jacket may not be needed until winter sets in good. The fall temps will usually be in the mid 60's to the mid 80's making it comfortable on the most part.

Spring temperatures are usually about the same as the fall temperatures making for days that are mild and comfortable. You'll have no problem dressing comfortably and you may even choose shorts or a sundress as your attire for the day. Sandals and flip flops can be worn in the fall and spring months as well as the summer months unless there is an unexpected cool front.

You'll very seldom have to worry about snow in the winter months in New Orleans; it's just not that common. You may have to deal with rain showers though, some rain showers can quickly come and go and others may linger for a day or two. Having an umbrella handy is a smart way to stay on top of the unpredictable weather that New Orleans can sometime have.

If you're visiting New Orleans, don't ever let the weather stop you, you'll find as many fun things to do indoors as your will outdoors that will make your trip and enjoyable one.