Weather in New Orleans in May 2016

Check the weather in New Orleans in May before you book your next holiday in Louisiana. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in May 2016 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Weather in New Orleans in May

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  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in May in New Orleans29
    29°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day (67% of daylight hours) in May in New Orleans9
    9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 8 days with some rainfall in May in New Orleans8
    8 days with some rainfall
  • 19°C minimum night-time temperature in May in New Orleans19
    19°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in New Orleans14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • Moderate heat & humidity in May in New OrleansM
    Moderate heat & humidity
  • 122 mm monthly rainfall in May in New Orleans122
    122 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in May in New Orleans10
    10 (Very High) UV index

The average maximum daytime temperature in New Orleans in May is a warm 29°C (84°F) with moderate heat & humidity. There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 67% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 122mm (4.8 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 8 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (10 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 19°C (66°F).

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New Orleans sunrise & sunset times for May 2016

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for New Orleans in May 2016. Select a month to view New Orleans sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st May 2016 06:17 19:38
Monday, 2nd May 2016 06:16 19:39
Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 06:15 19:39
Wednesday, 4th May 2016 06:15 19:40
Thursday, 5th May 2016 06:14 19:41
Friday, 6th May 2016 06:13 19:41
Saturday, 7th May 2016 06:12 19:42
Sunday, 8th May 2016 06:11 19:43
Monday, 9th May 2016 06:11 19:43
Tuesday, 10th May 2016 06:10 19:44
Wednesday, 11th May 2016 06:09 19:45
Thursday, 12th May 2016 06:09 19:45
Friday, 13th May 2016 06:08 19:46
Saturday, 14th May 2016 06:07 19:47
Sunday, 15th May 2016 06:07 19:47
Monday, 16th May 2016 06:06 19:48
Tuesday, 17th May 2016 06:06 19:48
Wednesday, 18th May 2016 06:05 19:49
Thursday, 19th May 2016 06:04 19:50
Friday, 20th May 2016 06:04 19:50
Saturday, 21st May 2016 06:04 19:51
Sunday, 22nd May 2016 06:03 19:52
Monday, 23rd May 2016 06:03 19:52
Tuesday, 24th May 2016 06:02 19:53
Wednesday, 25th May 2016 06:02 19:53
Thursday, 26th May 2016 06:01 19:54
Friday, 27th May 2016 06:01 19:54
Saturday, 28th May 2016 06:01 19:55
Sunday, 29th May 2016 06:01 19:56
Monday, 30th May 2016 06:00 19:56
Tuesday, 31st May 2016 06:00 19:57
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