In April, New Orleans undergoes a pleasant transition to spring, featuring warmer temperatures and increasing humidity. Daytime highs usually vary between the mid-70s to low 80s Fahrenheit (24-28 degrees Celsius), while nighttime lows fluctuate from the upper 50s to mid-60s Fahrenheit (around 14-20 degrees Celsius).
Many consider April one of the best times to visit New Orleans due to the mild weather and the city’s buzz with various events and festivals. Visitors should pack layers and comfortable clothing suitable for warmer daytime temperatures and slightly cooler evenings.
April, typically a drier month, still poses a chance of occasional rain, making it wise to carry an umbrella or a light rain jacket. Overall, April presents excellent conditions for exploring the city, engaging in outdoor activities, and immersing in the vibrant atmosphere of New Orleans.
Ragin Cajun's Take on April weather in New Orleans
April is a wonderful month in New Orleans. Although cooler snaps can happen, you can usually rely on it being in the low 80’s with relatively low humidity. Like March, the plant-life in April takes on a wonderful green, vibrant hue.
April also has lots of local attractions and festivals such as Jazz Fest. No wonder locals consider April and October the two best weather months in New Orleans!
You can review the upcoming weather in the New Orleans area on Weather.com.
Customer Review of an Airboat Tour in April
Tori Taylor had this to say on a Google review.
“Sean was an amazing guide and showed us more alligators than I thought we would see on a slightly chilly April morning!”