New Orleans Area - Top Ten Lists

May (1871 - Present)

Warmest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Year
1
80.1
2000
2
79.8
1933
3
79.7
2003
4
79.5
1943
5
78.8
1899
5
78.8
1998
7
78.6
1905
8
78.5
1902
9
78.3
1955
10
78.0
1996
Coldest
Rank
Avg Temp (F)
Year
1
71.1
1954
2
71.4
1960
3
71.9
1993
4
72.1
1917
5
72.3
1976
6
72.5
1973
7
72.7
1961
8
72.8
1992
9
72.9
1877
9
72.9
1971
Wettest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Year
1
21.18
1995
2
18.68
1873
3
16.80
1912
4
15.06
1932
5
14.74
1907
6
14.33
1959
7
14.28
1991
8
13.66
1926
9
12.72
1939
10
10.39
1934
Driest
Rank
Rainfall (inches)
Year
1
0.02
1898
2
0.07
2000
3
0.14
1899
4
0.19
1914
5
0.22
1874
6
0.25
1897
7
0.28
2006
8
0.70
1906
9
0.76
1891
10
0.78
2011*

updated 1/29/2012 RJR  *latest of several occurrences


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