Average Temperatures and Rainfall for Louisiana

Average annual temperatures for Louisiana (21°C/70°F) are significantly above the average for United States (13°C/55°F).

Average annual rainfall for Louisiana (1,658mm/65 inches) is significantly above the average for United States (1,039mm/41 inches).

What is the warmest or hottest month in Louisiana?

July is the hottest or warmest month in Louisiana, with an average maximum temperate of 33°C/91°F.

What is the coldest or coolest month in Louisiana?

January is the coolest or coldest month in Louisiana, with an average minimum temperate of 6°C/43°F.

What is the most rainy or wettest month in Louisiana?

August is the wettest or most rainy month in Louisiana, with an average rainfall of 202mm/8 inches.

What is the least rainy or driest month in Louisiana?

November is the driest or least rainy month in Louisiana, with an average rainfall of 85mm/3 inches.

What is the warmest or hottest place in Louisiana?

Metairie is the hottest or warmest place in Louisiana, with an average maximum temperate of 22°C/72°F.

What is the coldest place in Louisiana?

Bossier City is the coldest place in Louisiana, with an average maximum temperate of 20°C/68°F.

What is the most rainy or wettest place in Louisiana?

Baton Rouge is the most rainy or wettest place in Louisiana, with an average annual rainfall of 1,923mm/76 inches.

What is the least rainy or driest place in Louisiana?

Shreveport is the least rainy or driest place in Louisiana, with an average annual rainfall of 1,415mm/56 inches.

Average Monthly Temperatures
Average Maximum Temperature Average Minimum Temperature
Average Monthly Rainfall
PlaceMin TempMax TempAvg TempRainfall
Baton Rouge 15 27 21 1,923
Bossier City 14 26 20 1,415
Kenner 18 27 22 1,881
Lafayette 16 26 21 1,781
Lake Charles 16 26 21 1,819
Metairie 18 27 22 1,881
Metairie Terrace 18 27 22 1,881
New Orleans 18 27 22 1,881
Shreveport 14 26 20 1,415