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Knowing no one has a crystal ball; but any locals or frequent visitors this time of year? there are 6 of us arriving in New Orleans Dec 28 two days pre cruise and staying 2 two post cruise Jan 7-9 2018. What is traditional weather like? Are tours to plantations running that time of year? What about swamp tours? Is anything special going on that time of year that we should take in? We have all been before to the great New Orleans, staying in the French Quarter. Any suggestions. Previous trips in April/May.

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The weather could be below freezing at night or it could be quite warm, as in shorts during the day. NOLA has wide weather swings. If you are from a colder climate you will find even our cold to be quite mild. I wouldn't pack for a snow storm, but jeans, closed toe shoes, a mid weight hoddie, all weather coat and some cold weather accessories light hat, gloves and scarf should have you covered for most anything. I don't think I even pulled out my winter coat last year and survived just fine, even when it was cooler at night.

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Gosh! Who knows!

We have been there over New Year's when it was actually hot.

BUT it can be VERY COLD!

Once, it was so cold the pipes were freezing causing all sorts of problems for hotels.

It was freezing cold outside and we did have winter coats.

Check a day or so before going to see the forecast. (y)

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