What is the weather like in New Orleans during July?
You can expect about 20 or 21 days this month to reach highs at or above 90f (32C). In the past, New Orleans has seen temperature extremes during July from a low of 60f (15.6C) to a high of 101f (38.3C).
Sunny or at least partly sunny skies occur on about 14 days this month so there are still many good days to see what this city has to offer. Showers and thunderstorms are fairly frequent, but often brief, with some rain falling, on average, on about 14 days this month but with significant rainfalls of 1/2 inch (13mm) or more occurring only on about 4 days.
What to wear in New Orleans in July
The weather this month is very warm and humid so dress light for summer and with the risk for frequent showers you should bring your umbrella or a plastic poncho. Don’t forget a light sweater or long sleeve for those over air conditioned indoor sites and museums!
Don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes or sandals to see all the sites, rain or shine.
What to do in New Orleans in July
For a comprehensive post, read our Things To Do in New Orleans in July post.