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New Orleans Weather in May, USA

NEW ORLEANS AVERAGES FOR MAY

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New Orleans Averages May

  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month

    Temperature

    24°C
    75°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

    28°C
    82°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

    20°C
    68°F
  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

    25°C
    77°F
  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    10 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    8 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall

    114 mm

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May in New Orleans sees temperatures climb steadily, and this is a perfect time to visit and see all that the city has to offer.

The average temperature reaches a high of 28°C (that's about 82°F) during the day and only dips to a mild 20°C (about 68°F) in the evenings.

You can expect rain on an average of 8 days of the month. The average monthly rain is around 114mm and there are now around 9 hours of average daily sunshine.

Though New Orleans is very warm during the summer, these are also the wettest months, so make sure to check the local weather report before you travel.
 


The Volks Fest dates back to 1931 and is a celebration of all things German. There is an array of German beer, food, music and dancing on offer.

The New Orleans Wine and Food Experience towards the end of May is a festival of local and international food and wine.

And the Greek Festival showcases traditional folk dancing, arts and crafts, jewellery and of course, food and drink.

New Orleans is a city famous for its beautiful architecture and there are several sites you can't miss during your stay.

Jackson Square, located in the French Quarter, dates from 1718 and is the centre of culture in this part of the city.

Here you will find jazz musicians, street entertainers and artists, alongside the Mississippi River and St. Louis Cathedral.

The cathedral was built in 1794 and dominates the skyline for miles around.