What is the weather like in New Orleans during June?

It is summer this month in New Orleans so that means it will be very warm and humid but with plenty of sunny days to explore the city. Click on the links below to learn more.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want to read our weather guides to May and July.

Average Temperatures
How Much Sun/Rain
What to Wear
Things to Do in June
Free Tours by Foot

Average Temperatures in June

Daytime high temperatures during early June tend to be in the upper 80s f (30-32C) while the early morning lows are mostly in the low to mid 70s f (22-24C). By the end of June the daily high temperatures are often in the lower 90s f (32-33C) while the morning lows tend to be in the mid to upper 70s f (24-26C).

You should expect about half the days this month to reach 90f (32C) or higher. During past Junes in New Orleans the temperature extremes have been as high as 101 f (38.3C) to as low as 50f (10C).


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How much Sun and Rain?

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.


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What to wear in New Orleans 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.

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


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What to do in New Orleans in June

There is much to see in this city and 3 events that might be worth a look this month include the Cajun Zydeco Festival, the Creole Tomato Festival and the ladies, there is the Festigals.

For the full list of things to do in New Orleans in June with detailed information, read our post.

You can really take in all this city has to offer by joining us for one of our professionally guided “pay what you want” New Orleans walking tours or perhaps you might also try our New Orleans swamp tours at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park.


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