Humidity Levels in Louisiana During January

The average humidity in January is listed below for places in Louisiana. The tables give daily averages along with highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold.

All the numbers here are averages for the years 1961 to 1990.

Average Humidity

In this table, the Daily number is the average of humidity readings taken every three hours throughout the day. Morning percentages are for 6 am and Afternoon measures are for 3 pm local standard time.

Average relative humidity (%) in January
Daily Place Morning Afternoon
74 Baton Rouge 85 59
79 Lake Charles 87 63
76 New Orleans 84 63
73 Shreveport 84 57

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are the averages during January for maximum and minimum humidity levels in Louisiana. The hours when this month's highest and lowest humidity readings usually occur are given in local standard time.

Daily high and low relative humidity (%) averages in January
High Time Place Low Time
84.8 6 am Baton Rouge 58.6 3 pm
86.7 6 am Lake Charles 63.3 3 pm
84.1 6 am New Orleans 62.5 3 pm
83.9 6 am Shreveport 56.6 3 pm

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