Best time to swim in New Orleans in Louisiana Sea temperature by month

Do you want to swim in the sea in New Orleans in Louisiana? But when is the best time to go to be sure to have pleasant water for swimming in New Orleans and be able to swim without catching cold? This month, or a different one? The answer is on this page, with the sea water temperature by month in New Orleans, based on the average temperatures recorded in previous years.

Best time to swim in New Orleans: the water temperature by month

Do you feel like swimming in New Orleans in Louisiana? Discover the average sea temperature for each month of the year (based on previous years' data) and our opinion on swimming in the table below. For more information on the sea temperature of a specific month, click on the month's name in the table.

Month Sea temperature
January 57°F (min: 52°F/max: 62°F)
February 58°F (min: 52°F/max: 65°F)
March 63°F (min: 55°F/max: 72°F)
April 72°F (min: 66°F/max: 77°F)
May 77°F (min: 71°F/max: 84°F)
June 83°F (min: 81°F/max: 86°F)
July 86°F (min: 84°F/max: 88°F)
August 87°F (min: 84°F/max: 90°F)
September 83°F (min: 79°F/max: 87°F)
October 77°F (min: 72°F/max: 82°F)
November 68°F (min: 63°F/max: 74°F)
December 61°F (min: 57°F/max: 64°F)

Water temperature variation in New Orleans throughout the year

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