How’s the Weather in New Orleans During June?
This post covers the weather in June in New Orleans, including what to expect for temperatures, humidity, and rainfall, with tips on what to pack and things to do, updated for 2020.
- Average Temperatures
- How Much Sun/Rain
- What to Wear
- Things to Do in June
- Things to Do in New Orleans
- Free Tours by Foot
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN JUNE
Daytime high temperatures during early June tend to be in the upper 80s F (30-32 C) while the early morning lows are mostly in the low to mid-70s F (22-24 C).
By the end of June, the daily high temperatures are often in the lower 90s F (32-33 C) while the morning and evening lows tend to be in the mid to upper 70s F (24-26 C).
You should expect about half the days this month to reach 90 F (32 C) or higher.
During past Junes in New Orleans, the temperature extremes have been as high as 101 F (38 C) to as low as 50 F (10 C).
On average, about 21 days this month will see either sunny or at least partly sunny skies so there is ample opportunity to explore this great city.
The humidity this month tends to be on the muggy side and rain falls mainly as relatively brief showers and thunderstorms.
During June, some rain is likely on about 11 to 13 days while significant rainfalls of 1/2 inch (13mm) or more occur on about 5 days.
The weather this month tends to be very warm and humid so it is best to dress light for summer and for those showers and thunderstorms you should bring your umbrella or a plastic poncho.
Don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes or sandals to see all the great sights and join one of our walking tours!
There are many things to do this June, including annual events, outdoor activities, cultural festivals and much more.
Many of these items are already included for free with the purchase of a tourist attraction discount pass.
- Take a swamp tour after dark
- Experience St. John’s Eve
- Ride a paddleboat down the Mississippi
- Go on a sightseeing tour
- Save money during Restaurant Week
- Attend June Under the Moon
- Tour an old plantation
- Commemorate Juneteenth
- Go to a major concert
- See a baseball game
Read our full post on June activities for more details.