Weather Averages for New Orleans in September
Averages for New Orleans in SeptemberSeptember temperatures in New Orleans are slightly less than in previous months, however it is still very warm and there is less rain to contend with.
The average temperature still hits a high of 30°C (that's about 86°F) during the day and in the evenings, temperatures only go as low as 23°C (about 73°F).
September is dryer than previous months but you can still expect rain on 10 days, with the average monthly rainfall being around 122mm.
There are around still around 8 hours of average daily sunshine.
Although it is still very warm in September, there is still a risk of rain so make sure to bring a waterproof mac or umbrella just in case.
If you are in doubt then please check local weather report before planning your trip.
There are many museums to visit across the city with a range of exhibits.
The Confederate Museum has been open since 1891 and houses an extensive collection of memorabilia from the Civil War, including authentic original flags, uniforms and weapons.
Louisiana State Museum is housed across five different buildings in the historic French Quarter. There are collections of local history and cultural heritage as well as a jazz exhibits that includes one of Louis Armstrong's trumpets.
There is also an exhibition about New Orleans' famous carnival traditions as well as the Cabildo - a diverse collection of exhibits about Louisiana history and customs.
There is also the chilling Voodoo museum, with a large collection of voodoo objects and the chance to have a psychic reading by a voodoo priestess!
The Southern Decadence festival takes place in September and celebrates New Orleans famous gay culture, with music and parades.