New Orleans Airport - Top Ten Lists

May (1946 - Present)

Warmest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Year
1
80.1
2000
2
79.9
2010
3
79.7
2003
4
79.3
2012
5
78.8
1998
6
78.3
1955
7
78.2
2015
7
78.2
2009
9
78.0
1996
10
77.9
1980*
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
13.53
1946
5
10.04
2004
6
9.84
1974
7
9.72
1978
8
9.65
1980
9
9.31
1966
10
9.14
2015
Driest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Year
1
0.07
2000
2
0.28
2006
3
0.43
1998^
4
0.78
2011
5
0.95
1992
6
0.99
1949
7
1.16
1985
8
1.19
1982
9
1.24
1957
10
1.31
1962

^ indicates a year with at least one missing value
* more than one occurrence with most recent listed


1998 reported 0.43 inches of precipitation with 1 day missing

updated 7/12/2015 aa


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