Humidity Levels in Louisiana During May

The average humidity in May 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 May
Daily Place Morning Afternoon
72 Baton Rouge 90 54
77 Lake Charles 92 59
74 New Orleans 89 58
73 Shreveport 90 55

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are the averages during May 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 May
High Time Place Low Time
89.9 6 am Baton Rouge 53.7 3 pm
92.3 6 am Lake Charles 59.2 3 pm
89.2 6 am New Orleans 58.2 3 pm
90.2 6 am Shreveport 54.8 3 pm

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