The best times to visit Houma for ideal weather are
April 9th to May 27th
September 3rd to October 21st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Houma Travel Guide
Weather in Houma
Average temperatures in Houma vary greatly and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 75 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Houma, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 91.3°F (32.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73°F (22.8°C) at night.
Houma Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Houma Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Houma Perceived Temperature (F)
Houma Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Houma Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Houma.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Houma (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Houma has below average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is January (34% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (61.9%).
Wind in Houma is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.4 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early-to-mid-May where average top sustained speeds reach 10.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Houma.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||3.6||light air||6.8||a light breeze|
|Feb||4.6||a light breeze||8.4||a gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.1||a light breeze||9.5||a light breeze|
|Apr||5.1||a light breeze||9.4||a gentle breeze|
|May||4.8||a light breeze||9||a light breeze|
|Jun||4.8||a light breeze||8.7||a gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.6||a light breeze||8.1||a light breeze|
|Aug||4.4||a light breeze||7.6||a gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.3||a light breeze||7.8||a light breeze|
|Oct||3.8||light air||7||a gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.7||light air||7||a light breeze|
|Dec||3.7||light air||7.1||a gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Houma?
As of 6/2/2017 there are travel warnings for China; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Houma, China is June, followed by January and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Houma in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Houma Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Houma, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 79.8°F (26.6°C) and 48.8°F (9.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Houma to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.1°F (12.3°C) and 40.2°F (4.6°C). These times of year are busy with tourists.