The climate of New Orleans: when to go to New Orleans

New Orleans has a humid subtropical climate characterized by hot and rainy summers and mild, relatively less rainy winters. The rains are distributed throughout the year but the peak of rainfall occurs in the summer months between June and August. ...

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New Orleans: French vestiges along the Mississippi

New Orleans was founded by the French in 1718. The founder, the French J. B. Le Moyne de Bienville, gave it the name Nouvelle-Orléans in honor of the regent of France, the Duke of Orléans. The city is located 90 ...

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