Southern United States Weather and Climate

Optimal travel time for the regions

In the following overview you can see the best travel time depending on the region (southern states of the USA).

Place Best travel time
New Orleans April, May, June, August, September and October
San Antonio April, May, June, September and October

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine in New Orleans (southern USA)

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature 16 ° C 18 ° C 22 ° C 26 ° C 29 ° C 32 ° C 33 ° C 32 ° C 30 ° C 26 ° C 22 ° C 18 ° C
Night temperature 5 ° C 7 ° C 11 ° C 15 ° C 18 ° C 22 ° C 23 ° C 23 ° C 21 ° C 15 ° C 11 ° C 7 ° C
Water temperature 13 ° C 14 ° C 17 ° C 21 ° C 26 ° C 28 ° C 30 ° C 30 ° C 28 ° C 23 ° C 18 ° C 14 ° C
Precipitation in mm 128 153 125 114 116 148 155 157 140 78 112 146
Rainy days 8 8 7 6 7 9 12 12 8 5 7 8
Hours of sunshine 5 6 7 8 9 9 8 8 8 8 6 5
Sunrise 6:55 6:40 7:10 6:35 6:05 6:00 6:10 6:25 6:45 7:00 6:25 6:50
Sunset 17:25 17:50 19:10 19:25 19:45 20:00 20:05 19:45 19:05 18:30 17:05 17:05

Temperatures

The average annual temperature in New Orleans is 20 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is July (27.7 ° C), coldest month of January with mean values of 10.7 ° C. The maximum water temperature in New Orleans is 30 ° C. Comfortable bathing is possible at these temperatures. All but January, February and December have a water temperature of at least 17 ° C. Bathing is then possible to a limited extent. The months of April, May, June, July, August, September and October have a water temperature of at least 21 ° C and are therefore suitable for a beach holiday.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 1572 mm on 97 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. You cannot expect snow in any month in New Orleans.

Sunshine

As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 9.1 hours of sunshine per day. On average over the year, the sun shines 7.2 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

Cities nearby

The following major towns are nearby and have a similar climate: Metairie Terrace and Metairie.

Southern United States weather in March, April, and May

Average daily temperatures between 22 ° C and 30 ° C can be expected over the next three months. It gets warmest in May in San Antonio, while March is noticeably cooler in New Orleans.

Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 17-26 ° C. This is good weather for a great time on the beach and in the water.

In March it rains for 5 (San Antonio) to 7 days (New Orleans), in April for about 6 days and in May for about 7 days, depending on the region.

In the period from March to May , the sun shines an average of 7 to 9 hours a day. The sunniest weather in New Orleans is in May, but with less sun you will have to get by in March.

Southern United States Weather and Climate
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