Houma, Louisiana, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Houma, Louisiana, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Houma, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Houma, Louisiana, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Houma, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Houma, Louisiana, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Houma, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Houma, Louisiana, United States of America by month

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January

If you are traveling to Houma in January, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

February in Houma is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

Traveling to Houma in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

If you visit Houma during May, you will probably notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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June

If you are traveling to Houma in June, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you visit Houma during July, you will probably notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you vacation in Houma during August, you are likely to notice that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

Traveling to Houma in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

Traveling to Houma in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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December

If you visit Houma during December, you may notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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Activities for Houma, Louisiana, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Houma.

If you go to Chauvin Sculpture Garden & NSU Folk Art Studio, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you go to the Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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