New Orleans Area - Top Ten Lists

All Time (1871 - Present)

Warmest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Mon/Year
1
87.3
Aug 2011 
2
85.8
Aug 1924
2
85.8
Aug 1924
4
85.7
Aug 1951
5
85.5
Aug 1999
5
85.5
Aug 1980
7
85.2
Jul 1998
7
85.2
Jul 1932
9
85.1
Aug 2007
10
85.0
Jun 2011*
Coldest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Mon/Year
1
43.4
Jan 1977
2
43.6
Jan 1940
3
44.1
Jan 1978
4
45.0
Feb 1978
5
45.0
Feb 1895
6
45.2
Jan 1985
7
45.8
Jan 1979
8
45.8
Jan 1886
9
45.9
Jan 1949
10
46.1
Dec 1963
Wettest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Mon/Year
1
25.92
Dec 2009
2
25.11
Oct 1937
3
22.74
Aug 1888
4
21.18
May 1995
5
19.81
Nov 1989
6
19.28
Jan 1998
7
19.25
Jan 1991
8
19.09
Mar 1948
9
18.98
Sep 1998
10
18.68
May 1873
Driest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Mon/Year
1
0.00
Oct 1978
1
0.00
Oct 1963
1
0.00
Oct 1952
1
0.00
Oct 1924
1
0.00
Oct 1874
6
0.02
May 1898
7
0.04
Oct 2005
7
0.04
Apr 1915
7
0.04
Feb 1892
10
0.07
May 2000

*Also Aug 2010

Updated 1/29/2012 RJR


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