Best Time to Visit Southern United States

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Southern United States. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of New Orleans und San Antonio. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Southern United States for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 4 °C to 35 °C
Waves Symbol 13 °C to 30 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.346.18 in (4 – 12 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between 20 °C (New Orleans) and 20.4 °C (San Antonio)
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Best Time to Visit Southern United States: Overview

JanuaryJan
Winter
not perfect for Southern states
FebruaryFeb
Winter
not perfect for Southern states
MarchMar
Good time to traveltime
popular for round trips, but still chilly
AprilApr
Best time to traveltime
PerfectPerf. weather for Southern states
MayMay
Best time to traveltime
PerfectPerf. weather for Southern states
JuneJun
Best time to traveltime
PerfectPerf. weather for Southern states
JulyJul
not recommended
very hot and sticky
AugustAug
not recommended
very hot and sticky
SeptemberSep
Good time to traveltime
less sticky, more pleasant
OctoberOct
Best time to traveltime
PerfectPerf. weather for Southern states
NovemberNov
Good time to traveltime
popular for round trips, but chillier
DecemberDec
Winter
not perfect for Southern states

Best Time to Visit the Regions

Find the best time to visit the regions (Southern United States) in the following overview.

LocationBest Time to Travel
New OrleansApril, May, June, August, September, and October
San AntonioApril, May, June, September, and October

Climate Charts Southern United States

In the following, you will find climate charts for the regions.

Furthermore, there are some charts you can use for quick comparison of climate between the regions.

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New Orleans

Climate Chart New Orleans
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San Antonio

Climate Chart San Antonio
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Day Temperatures

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Night Temperatures

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Average Temperatures

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Precipitation

Hours of Sunshine per Day

Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Tables Southern United States

In the following, you will find some climate tables for Southern United States, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.
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Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in New Orleans (Southern United States)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature16°18°22°26°29°32°33°32°30°26°22°18°
Night Temperature11°15°18°22°23°23°21°15°11°
Water Temperature13°14°17°21°26°28°30°30°28°23°18°14°
Precipitation (inch)5.046.024.924.494.575.836.16.185.513.074.415.75
Rainy days88767912128578
Hours of Sunshine567899888865
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in New Orleans is 20 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (27.7 °C)
Coldest month: January (10.7 °C)

The maximum water temperature in New Orleans is 30 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
all except January, February, and December

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
April, May, June, July, August, September, and October

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 61.89 inch on 97 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

You cannot expect snow in any month in New Orleans.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 9.1 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in San Antonio (Southern United States)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature17°19°23°27°30°33°35°35°32°28°22°18°
Night Temperature10°15°19°22°24°23°21°15°
Precipitation (inch)1.571.851.342.723.663.031.932.683.742.872.321.38
Rainy days655676446655
Hours of Sunshine567881011109765
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in San Antonio is 20.4 °C.

Warmest month: July (29.2 °C)
Coldest month: January (10.2 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 29.09 inch on 65 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 10.5 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 7.6 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities

More attractions

2-Hour New Orleans Ghosts & Vampires Walking Tour | New Orleans: Garden District & Lafayette Cemetery Tour | New Orleans Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour | New Orleans: Sunday Brunch Steamboat Jazz Cruise | New Orleans: St. Louis #1 Cemetery History 2-Hour Tour | New Orleans: Afternoon Food History Tour | Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 Walking Tour |

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in New Orleans (Station Marrero)
few clouds     few clouds, 24.9 °C
Clouds: 20 %       Wind: 4 mph WSW
Air Pressure: 1015 hPa       Humidity: 88 %
Last updated: 23rd Jul 2019, 08:40 am
The next days …
22nd Jul 201923rd Jul 201924th Jul 201925th Jul 201926th Jul 201927th Jul 2019
heavy intensity rain23 °C to 30 °Cheavy intensity rain23 °C to 29 °Csky is clear21 °C to 30 °Csky is clear21 °C to 31 °Cmoderate rain23 °C to 31 °Cmoderate rain23 °C to 31 °C
23 °C to 30 °C23 °C to 29 °C21 °C to 30 °C21 °C to 31 °C23 °C to 31 °C23 °C to 31 °C
Clouds: 87 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 60 %
0.65 in of rain0.87 in of rainNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.13 in of rain0.29 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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USA: Regions

Southern United States is part of the holiday destination USA. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Southern United States: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 1 reviews for Southern United States holiday already. Average rating is 4 of 5 stars.
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    Silvia, 66 years old was there in April

    We had temperatures up to 28 degrees, a lot of sunshine, but also some rain.

    Weather Rating: 4 stars – Good

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