New Orleans Airport - Top Ten Lists

May (1947 - Present)

Warmest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Year
1
80.1
2000
2
79.7
2003
3
78.8
1998
4
78.3
1955
5
78.2
2009
6
78.0
1996
7
77.9
1980
7
77.9
1953
9
77.6
1995
10
77.5
2011*
Coldest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Year
1
71.1
1954
2
71.4
1960
3
71.9
1993
4
72.3
1976
5
72.5
1973
6
72.7
1961
7
72.8
1992
8
72.9
1971
9
73.2
1988
10
73.3
1969
Wettest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Year
1
21.18
1995
2
14.33
1959
3
14.28
1991
4
10.04
2004
5
9.84
1974
6
9.72
1978
7
9.65
1980
8
9.31
1966
9
8.57
2007
10
8.35
2014
Driest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Year
1
0.07
2000
2
0.28
2006
3
0.78
2011
4
0.95
1992
5
0.99
1949
6
1.16
1985
7
1.19
1982
8
1.24
1957
9
1.31
1962
10
1.37
1996

*most recent of several occurrences

updated 6/01/2014 rjr


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