Weather and Events in New Orleans in July

Bourbon Street in New Orleans in July

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A benefit to visiting New Orleans in July is there are great hotel rates and packages along with, usually, a lot of specially priced summer menus at great restaurants. The Essence Festival also perks up the town in the early part of the month. Cons include the heat, frequent afternoon thunderstorms, and steep humidity making it feel even hotter.


  • Average High 89°: (32°:C)
  • Average Low 75°: (24°:C)
  • Average Rainfall: 7.6"

What to Wear

  • Comfortable walking shoes or sandals
  • Casual warm weather clothing
  • Rain gear


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