New Orleans Weather August Averages, USA
August continues to be as hot as July although it is less wet!
The average temperature remains at a high of 32°C (that's about 90°F) during the day and still remains very warm in the evenings, with temperatures only going as low as 24°C (about 75°F).
August is still fairly wet, so you can expect rain on 14 days, with the average monthly rainfall being around 147mm.
There are around 8 hours of average daily sunshine.
It is best to bring a mix of clothing when visiting New Orleans in August. Although the temperature remains extremely warm, even at night, there is a high risk of showers so make sure to check local weather report before planing your trip.
Jazz lovers and fans of Louis Armstrong should check out the Satchmo Summerfest at the beginning of the month.
This event celebrates the life and music of the great musician with live music, discussions and, of course, plenty of food.
The Tales of the Cocktail festival in mid August celebrates the great tradition of fine dining in New Orleans and there are events across many eateries in the city.
Bourbon Street is the place to go for the finest bars and restaurants in the city. This the 24 hour centre of New Orleans nightlife so after a bite to eat, head to a jazz club!
Seafood is a specialty in New Orleans, and is present in a variety of French, Italian, Creole and Cajun dishes.