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New Orleans Weather in November

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The weather in November in New Orleans still provides some lovely late summer conditions. Temperatures still reach highs of 72°F (22°C) and the sun still shines for 6 hours each day on average. Even the nearby Gulf of Mexico, with its current water temperature of 68°F (20°C), will still allow you to dive in. Best of all, the summer humidity has passed and it doesn’t rain a lot with only 5 rainy days on average for the month of November. Especially at night, temperatures can drop to lows of 53°F (12°C) so do also pack a light jacket or something.

Besides still being able to enjoy some of the stunning beaches in the area, the weather is ideal for doing some exploring as well. Stroll around the French Quarter, chill out in the City Park or admire the St. Louis Cathedral. At the Po-Boy Festival you can enjoy some great music and food and if you are travelling to New Orleans for Thanksgiving, there is a fantastic parade and even better turkey waiting for you.


High and Low Temperature in November °F

Water Temperature in November °F

Current Weather New Orleans

71°F clear sky
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages New Orleans

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

64° 66° 73° 79° 85° 90° 92° 92° 88° 81° 75° 65°

Low °F

45° 47° 54° 61° 68° 74° 76° 76° 72° 62° 53° 46°

Sun

5 6 7 8 9 9 8 8 8 8 6 5

Rain days

7 6 5 4 4 10 11 12 8 5 5 6

Water °F

59° 61° 61° 68° 77° 82° 84° 86° 86° 77° 68° 63°


New Orleans Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit New Orleans

Weatherwise it can be recommended to visit New Orleans almost all year round. July and August though can get pretty hot and humid. From February until May the Mardi Gras celebration is at its height and accompanied by some pleasant, mild weather.

Even in the coldest winter months daytime temperatures reach warm highs of 64°F (18°C) and hotel prices are at the lowest. If you want to swim in the nearby Gulf of Mexico you should wait until April/May. The least rainy months are April, May and October. And the hurricane season in Louisiana runs from June until November.

Things to know about New Orleans

The Big Easy- New Orleans can’t be compared with any other city on this planet! Located in Louisiana, New Orleans is particularly well known for the Mardi Gras (carnival) and jazz music. New Orleans is basically surrounded by the water of the Mississippi and Lake Pontchartrain. Thanks to the Mississippi, New Orleans flourished as the paddlewheeler ships were able to bring all sorts of goods from the north of the States to the south. Today these paddlewheelers can be cruised on up and down the Mississippi.


First, New Orleans was the capital of the French colony of Louisiana. Later on though it became a Spanish colony. The descendendants of the Spanish and French were called Creoles and they then took over New Orleans. In 1803 New Orleans became part of the USA. The Creoles continued to inhabit the French Quarter and their architectural style is still visible today. What you can see in French Quater:


Then if you jump on one of the famous St. Charles Streetcars, you will get from Canal Street to the Garden District where you can find some stunning villas.


Other things to do around the city:

If you are looking for some outdoor time and entertainment for the kids- here we go:


Last but not least, the weather in New Orleans is fantastic and allows you to swim almost all year round. Below you can find out a bit about the nearest and best beaches.




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