New Orleans Weather in May


Check the Weather in New Orleans, Louisiana in May before you book your next holiday. This gives the best indication of the weather in May and includes figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall.

The good news is that if you fancy going on holiday in May, you definitely won't have to fly as far as in previous months to find warm rays of sunshine, or even beach friendly weather. It's also early in the European holiday season, so hotels are freshly cleaned and it's generally uncrowded, even though the weather in May means temperatures aren't yet at their peak.

Max Daytime Temperature (°C) 29°C (84°F) Max Daytime Temperature in May in New Orleans 29°C (84°F) in May
Min Night-time Temperature (°C) 19°C (66°F) Min Night-time Temperature in May in New Orleans 19°C (66°F) in May
Hours of Sunshine (Daily) 9 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (67% of Daylight Hours) in May in New Orleans 9 Hours per day in May
Hours of Daylight (Daily) 14 Hours of Daylight in May in New Orleans 14 Hours per day in May
Heat and Humidity Discomfort Moderate heat & humidity in May in New Orleans Moderate in May
Days with some Rainfall 8 Days with some Rainfall in May in New Orleans 8 Days in May
Monthly Rainfall (mm) 122 mm (4.8 inches) Monthly Rainfall in May in New Orleans 122 mm (4.8 inches) in May
UV Index (Maximum) UV (Maximum) Index 10 (Very High) in May in New Orleans 10 (Very High) in May
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