New Orleans Area - Top Ten Lists

August (1871 - Present)

Warmest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Year
1
87.3
2011
2
85.8
1924
3
85.7
1951
4
85.5
1980
4
85.5
1999
6
85.1
2007
7
85.0
2010
8
84.9
1941
8
84.9
1943
10
84.7
2005*
Coldest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Year
1
77.6
1965
2
79.2
1984
3
79.3
1879
4
79.5
1992
5
79.6
1961
6
80.0
1875
6
80.0
1967
6
80.0
1969
9
80.4
1966
9
80.4
1974
Wettest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Year
1
22.74
1888
2
18.61
2012
3
16.12
1977
4
14.68
1978
5
11.77
1955
6
11.73
2010
7
11.46
1934
8
11.10
1981
9
10.87
1942
10
10.58
1940
Driest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Year
1
0.87
1884
2
1.61
2011
3
1.68
1980
4
1.69
1976
4
1.69
1891
6
1.92
1982
7
2.00
1952
8
2.12
1963
9
2.25
1997
10
2.26
1993*

updated 9/05/2012  *latest of several occurrences


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