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May in New Orleans - Weather and Event Guide for May in New Orleans


The Crowd at the Free Jazz Concert in Lafayette Square, NOLA
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Beautiful weather before it gets hot.

New Orleans Calender / June In New Orleans

May Weather

  • Average High 85° (29°C)
  • Average Low 68° (20°C)
  • Average Rainfall 3"

What to Wear

  • Comfortable, but cool walking shoes.
  • Warm weather clothes with a light jacket for evenings
  • Bring rain gear

May Perks

  • Weather still comfortable for concerts, festivals and other outdoor activities

May Cons

  • It can be a rainy month

May Events

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