Averages for New Orleans in March

Temperatures in March begin to climb higher and the month is jam packed with things to do.

The average temperature reaches a high of 22C (that's about 72°F) during the day and reach down to around 13°C (about 55°F).

You can expect rain on an ...

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  • Temperature Temperature 18°C 64°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 22°C 72°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 13°C 55°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 8 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 119 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 9 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 19°C 66°F

Averages for New Orleans in March

Temperatures in March begin to climb higher and the month is jam packed with things to do.

The average temperature reaches a high of 22C (that's about 72F) during the day and reach down to around 13C (about 55F).

You can expect rain on an average of 9 days of the month. The average monthly rain is around 119mm and there are around 7 hours of average daily sunshine.

As New Orleans has a humid subtropical climate, it can be very warm but also quite wet. Make sure to bring a light jacket or an umbrella as the chance of showers is quite high.

You can check the local weather report before you travel.

New Orleans most famous son, the playwright Tennessee Williams has a dedicated festival with lectures, performances of his works and walking tours.

The middle of the month sees the Louisiana Sportsmen's Shows enter the city. There are hundreds of booths dedicated to hunting, fishing and sailing, as well as many special offers and discounts available.

No one does St Patrick's Day like the Americans, and on March 17th there is a lively parade that winds through the French Quarter.

For families, the
Children's World's Fair is run by the Louisiana Children's Museum, and includes food, music, games and crafts from all around the world.

Spring is celebrated with the
Bloomin' on the Bricks festival, with arts, music, and tours of New Orleans' famous gardens.

And the
Strawberry Jam 'n Toast to the Arts Festival is an eclectic music festival with dance performances and workshops for children. 

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