Best Time to Visit New Orleans

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New Orleans is a very live and active city. A wide variety of special events run throughout the entire year. From Mardi Gras to the Jazz Fest, New Orleans has a lot to offer any time of the year. When is the best time to visit New Orleans? The answer depends on several factors. Do you want to attend a major event? Do you want the cheapest flight prices? Do you want to go when the temperature is the mildest? Our guide shows all these factors (price, temperature and monthly events)to help you decide when it’s best for you to visit New Orleans.

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January
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 62
Events: Sugar Bowl
February
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 65
Events: Mardi Gras
March
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 71
Events: Mardi Gras
April
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 77
Events: Jazz Fest
May
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 84
Events: Jazz Fest
June
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 89
Events: Vieux To Do
July
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 91
Events: San Fermin en Nueva Orleans
August
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 91
Events: Satchmo SummerFest
September
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 87
Events: Oktoberfest
October
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 79
Events: Oktoberfest
November
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 71
Events: Swamp Festival
December
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 65
Events: None

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Best Time to Visit New Orleans was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Melisse Hinkle
Author: Melisse Hinkle (271 posts)

A New England native but explorer at heart, Melisse has traveled throughout North America, biked through rice paddies in Bali, seen the Northern Lights in Iceland, walked alongside llamas in Machu Picchu and made her way around Europe while studying abroad in London. She is the Head of Content and Social Media for North America at Cheapflights.