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June Weather in New Orleans Louisiana, United States

Daily high temperatures increase by 3°F, from 89°F to 92°F, rarely falling below 84°F or exceeding 96°F.

Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 74°F to 78°F, rarely falling below 69°F or exceeding 82°F.

For reference, on July 14, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in New Orleans typically range from 78°F to 92°F, while on January 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 47°F to 63°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in June in New Orleans

Average High and Low Temperature in June in New OrleansJun11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303060°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°F90°F90°F95°F95°F100°F100°FMayJulJun 189°FJun 189°F74°F74°FJun 3092°FJun 3092°F78°F78°FJun 1190°FJun 1190°F76°F76°FJun 2191°FJun 2191°F77°F77°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on June. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in June in New Orleans

Average Hourly Temperature in June in New OrleansJun11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303012 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMMayJulNowNowcomfortablewarmhotcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Nanning, China (8,601 miles away) and Meizhou, China (8,315 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to New Orleans (view comparison).

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The month of June in New Orleans experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 41% to 53%.

The clearest day of the month is June 3, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 60% of the time.

For reference, on July 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on October 26, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.

Cloud Cover Categories in June in New Orleans

Cloud Cover Categories in June in New OrleansJun1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%MayJulJun 159%Jun 159%Jun 3047%Jun 3047%Jun 1157%Jun 1157%Jun 2151%Jun 2151%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In New Orleans, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 40% and ending it at 54%.

For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 60% on July 29, and its lowest chance is 20% on October 30.

Probability of Precipitation in June in New Orleans

The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.

The average sliding 31-day rainfall during June in New Orleans is increasing, starting the month at 4.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.4 inches or falls below 1.6 inches, and ending the month at 5.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.8 inches or falls below 2.7 inches.

The highest average 31-day accumulation is 5.6 inches on June 29.

Average Monthly Rainfall in June in New Orleans

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.

Over the course of June in New Orleans, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 13 hours, 57 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 20, with 14 hours, 5 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June in New Orleans

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June in New OrleansJun1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hrMayJulJun 2114 hr, 5 minJun 2114 hr, 5 minnightnightdaydayJun 113 hr, 57 minJun 113 hr, 57 minNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise of the month in New Orleans is 5:58 AM on June 11 and the latest sunrise is 4 minutes later at 6:02 AM on June 30.

The earliest sunset is 7:56 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 9 minutes later at 8:05 PM on June 30.

Daylight saving time is observed in New Orleans during 2022, but it neither starts nor ends during June, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.

For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:59 AM and sets 14 hours, 5 minutes later, at 8:04 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:51 AM and sets 10 hours, 13 minutes later, at 5:05 PM.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June in New Orleans

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June in New OrleansJun1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930302 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMMayJul5:58 AM5:58 AMJun 118:01 PMJun 118:01 PM6:02 AM6:02 AMJun 308:05 PMJun 308:05 PMSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of June. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for June 2022. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in June in New Orleans

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in June in New OrleansJun11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303012 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMMayJulMay 1511:15 PMMay 1511:15 PMMay 306:31 AMMay 306:31 AMJun 146:52 AMJun 146:52 AMJun 289:53 PMJun 289:53 PMJul 131:38 PMJul 131:38 PMJul 2812:56 PMJul 2812:56 PM7:32 PM7:32 PM6:22 AM6:22 AM5:58 AM5:58 AM8:26 PM8:26 PM7:32 PM7:32 PM5:52 AM5:52 AM5:24 AM5:24 AM8:09 PM8:09 PM8:31 PM8:31 PM6:53 AM6:53 AM5:57 AM5:57 AM8:22 PM8:22 PMNowNow
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
Jun 2022IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
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5%7:27 AMENE10:13 PMWNW-2:50 PMS252,383 mi
2
10%8:18 AMENE11:00 PMWNW-3:40 PMS252,222 mi
3
17%9:12 AMENE11:43 PMWNW-4:30 PMS251,458 mi
4
25%10:09 AMENE--5:17 PMS250,029 mi
5
34%-12:21 AMWNW11:06 AMENE6:03 PMS247,910 mi
6
44%-12:55 AMWNW12:03 PMENE6:47 PMS245,122 mi
7
50%-1:27 AMWNW1:00 PME7:30 PMS241,752 mi
8
65%-1:57 AMW1:58 PME8:14 PMS237,953 mi
9
75%-2:27 AMW2:58 PME8:59 PMS233,957 mi
10
84%-2:58 AMW4:01 PME9:47 PMS230,064 mi
11
92%-3:32 AMWSW5:08 PMESE10:39 PMS226,619 mi
12
97%-4:11 AMWSW6:18 PMESE11:38 PMS223,974 mi
13
99%-4:57 AMWSW7:32 PMESE--
14
100%-5:52 AMWSW8:44 PMESE12:42 AMS222,427 mi
15
99%-6:56 AMWSW9:50 PMESE1:50 AMS222,157 mi
16
95%-8:06 AMWSW10:47 PMESE2:58 AMS223,179 mi
17
88%-9:18 AMWSW11:35 PMESE4:03 AMS225,336 mi
18
79%-10:28 AMWSW-5:02 AMS228,344 mi
19
68%12:15 AMESE11:34 AMWSW-5:55 AMS231,868 mi
20
50%12:50 AME12:36 PMW-6:43 AMS235,582 mi
21
46%1:21 AME1:36 PMW-7:27 AMS239,212 mi
22
36%1:50 AME2:33 PMW-8:10 AMS242,552 mi
23
26%2:20 AME3:29 PMWNW-8:52 AMS245,471 mi
24
18%2:50 AMENE4:26 PMWNW-9:35 AMS247,897 mi
25
11%3:22 AMENE5:23 PMWNW-10:20 AMS249,807 mi
26
5%3:58 AMENE6:20 PMWNW-11:07 AMS251,209 mi
27
2%4:38 AMENE7:15 PMWNW-11:55 AMS252,125 mi
28
0%5:24 AMENE8:09 PMWNW-12:46 PMS252,578 mi
29
0%6:13 AMENE8:58 PMWNW-1:36 PMS252,578 mi
30
3%7:07 AMENE9:42 PMWNW-2:26 PMS252,119 mi

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The chance that a given day will be muggy in New Orleans is very rapidly increasing during June, rising from 75% to 95% over the course of the month.

For reference, on July 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 98% of the time, while on January 16, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 5% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels in June in New Orleans

Humidity Comfort Levels in June in New OrleansJun1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%MayJulJun 175%Jun 175%Jun 3095%Jun 3095%Jun 1187%Jun 1187%Jun 2192%Jun 2192%NowNowmiserablemiserableoppressiveoppressivemuggymuggyhumidhumiddrydrycomfortablecomfortable
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in New Orleans is decreasing during June, decreasing from 8.7 miles per hour to 7.6 miles per hour over the course of the month.

For reference, on March 7, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.9 miles per hour, while on August 8, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.0 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in June in New Orleans

Average Wind Speed in June in New OrleansJun1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mphMayJulJun 18.7 mphJun 18.7 mphJun 307.6 mphJun 307.6 mphJun 168.0 mphJun 168.0 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The hourly average wind direction in New Orleans throughout June is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 50% on June 2.

Wind Direction in June in New Orleans

Wind Direction in June in New OrleansSWJun1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%MayJulNowNowwestsoutheastnorth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

New Orleans is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average surface water temperature in New Orleans is gradually increasing during June, rising by 3°F, from 81°F to 84°F, over the course of the month.

Average Water Temperature in June in New Orleans

Average Water Temperature in June in New OrleansJun11223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303070°F70°F72°F72°F74°F74°F76°F76°F78°F78°F80°F80°F82°F82°F84°F84°F86°F86°F88°F88°FMayJulJun 181°FJun 181°FJun 3084°FJun 3084°FJun 1183°FJun 1183°FJun 2184°FJun 2184°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in New Orleans over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is January 10, with a 53% chance.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in June in New Orleans

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in June in New Orleansgrowing seasonJun1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%MayJul100%Jun 16100%Jun 16Jul 25100%Jul 25100%NowNowcomfortablewarmhotcoolsweltering
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

The average accumulated growing degree days in New Orleans are very rapidly increasing during June, increasing by 925°F, from 2,482°F to 3,407°F, over the course of the month.

Growing Degree Days in June in New Orleans

Growing Degree Days in June in New OrleansJun1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930302,200°F2,200°F2,400°F2,400°F2,600°F2,600°F2,800°F2,800°F3,000°F3,000°F3,200°F3,200°F3,400°F3,400°F3,600°F3,600°FMayJulJun 12,482°FJun 12,482°FJun 303,407°FJun 303,407°FJun 112,794°FJun 112,794°FJun 213,114°FJun 213,114°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of June, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in New Orleans is gradually decreasing during June, falling by 0.7 kWh, from 6.4 kWh to 5.7 kWh, over the course of the month.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June in New Orleans

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June in New OrleansJun1122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWhMayJulJun 16.4 kWhJun 16.4 kWhJun 305.7 kWhJun 305.7 kWhJun 166.0 kWhJun 166.0 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of New Orleans are 29.955 deg latitude, -90.075 deg longitude, and 3 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of New Orleans is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 13 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (827 feet). Within 50 miles also contains very significant variations in elevation (827 feet).

The area within 2 miles of New Orleans is covered by artificial surfaces (84%), within 10 miles by artificial surfaces (45%) and herbaceous vegetation (29%), and within 50 miles by herbaceous vegetation (52%) and water (32%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in New Orleans, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in New Orleans.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and New Orleans according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at New Orleans is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between New Orleans and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are:

To get a sense of how much these sources agree with each other, you can view a comparison of New Orleans and the stations that contribute to our estimates of its temperature history and climate. Please note that each source's contribution is adjusted for elevation and the relative change present in the MERRA-2 data.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

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