Travel Updates:

Louisiana begins Phase 3 of the White House reopening strategy at midnight on 9/11/2020. Governor Edwards has issued a statewide mask mandate indoors and outdoors when 6 ft. social distancing is not possible. Businesses including restaurants, churches, salons and gyms are operating at 75% occupancy. Many St. Tammany businesses and events have modified their services to welcome patrons safely...

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Lake Pontchartrain Seawall, Mandeville

Weather on the Northshore

Louisiana has a semi-tropical climate. Variations in daily temperature are determined by distances from the Gulf of Mexico and, to a lesser degree, by differences in elevation.

The average annual temperature for the state as a whole is 67.4. January is the coldest month (average 50.7), and July and August the warmest (average 82). 

Snow is rare in southern Louisiana, but occasionally falls are recorded in the northern parts of the state. Average annual rainfall is 55.45 inches.