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How's the Weather in New Orleans During June?

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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.


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).

Average Temperatures in New Orleans in June

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).

This is why it's a good idea to take an evening tour here in New Orleans. We offer a daily, pay-what-you-wish ghost tour, but you could also visit a cemetery or a swamp at night.

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).

 


DOES IT RAIN A LOT IN JUNE?

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. 

How much rain in June in New Orleans?

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.

 


WHAT TO WEAR IN JUNE

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.

What to wear in June in New Orleans

Don't forget a good pair of walking shoes or sandals to see all the great sights and join one of our walking tours!


WHAT TO DO IN JUNE IN NEW ORLEANS

There are many things to do this June, including annual events, outdoor activities, cultural festivals, and much more.

Below is our top 10 list of things to do in June. Read our full post for June activities as well as our master post on things to do in NOLA any time of year.

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For tips on the most popular activities in New Orleans, check out our ghost, swamp, plantation, and riverboat tour posts.

Many of these items are already included for free with the purchase of a tourist attraction discount pass.

  1. Take a swamp tour after dark
  2. Experience St. John’s Eve
  3. Ride a paddleboat down the Mississippi
  4. Go on a sightseeing tour
  5. Save money during Restaurant Week
  6. Attend June Under the Moon
  7. Tour an old plantation
  8. Commemorate Juneteenth
  9. Go to a major concert
  10. See a baseball game

Read our full post on June activities for more details.

If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want to read our weather guides for May and July.

 


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About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
Updated: October 11th, 2021
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