Southern United States Weather and Climate
Optimal travel time for the regions
In the following overview you can see the best travel time depending on the region (southern states of the USA).
|Place||Best travel time|
|New Orleans||April, May, June, August, September and October|
|San Antonio||April, May, June, September and October|
Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine in New Orleans (southern USA)
|Daytime temperature||16 กใ C||18 กใ C||22 กใ C||26 กใ C||29 กใ C||32 กใ C||33 กใ C||32 กใ C||30 กใ C||26 กใ C||22 กใ C||18 กใ C|
|Night temperature||5 กใ C||7 กใ C||11 กใ C||15 กใ C||18 กใ C||22 กใ C||23 กใ C||23 กใ C||21 กใ C||15 กใ C||11 กใ C||7 กใ C|
|Water temperature||13 กใ C||14 กใ C||17 กใ C||21 กใ C||26 กใ C||28 กใ C||30 กใ C||30 กใ C||28 กใ C||23 กใ C||18 กใ C||14 กใ C|
|Precipitation in mm||128||153||125||114||116||148||155||157||140||78||112||146|
|Hours of sunshine||5||6||7||8||9||9||8||8||8||8||6||5|
The average annual temperature in New Orleans is 20 กใ C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 กใ C, in Berlin it is 9.6 กใ C. The warmest month is July (27.7 กใ C), coldest month of January with mean values of 10.7 กใ C. The maximum water temperature in New Orleans is 30 กใ C. Comfortable bathing is possible at these temperatures. All but January, February and December have a water temperature of at least 17 กใ C. Bathing is then possible to a limited extent. The months of April, May, June, July, August, September and October have a water temperature of at least 21 กใ C and are therefore suitable for a beach holiday.
The annual precipitation is 1572 mm on 97 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. You cannot expect snow in any month in New Orleans.
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 9.1 hours of sunshine per day. On average over the year, the sun shines 7.2 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.
The following major towns are nearby and have a similar climate: Metairie Terrace and Metairie.
Southern United States weather in March, April, and May
Average daily temperatures between 22 กใ C and 30 กใ C can be expected over the next three months. It gets warmest in May in San Antonio, while March is noticeably cooler in New Orleans.
Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 17-26 กใ C. This is good weather for a great time on the beach and in the water.
In March it rains for 5 (San Antonio) to 7 days (New Orleans), in April for about 6 days and in May for about 7 days, depending on the region.
In the period from March to May , the sun shines an average of 7 to 9 hours a day. The sunniest weather in New Orleans is in May, but with less sun you will have to get by in March.