June weather forecast
Sydney, Australia

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Weather in June

Arriving wintertime, June in Sydney is synonymous with cool temperatures and reduced daylight hours. Covering up with warm clothes becomes increasingly necessary, especially as twilight descends upon the city. Sydney reaches its coldest sea temperature of the year in June, penetrating to 19.3°C (66.7°F). Despite the reduced sunlight, the slight uptick in rainfall adds a cozy touch to the city's indoor lifestyle. Terms such as 'chilly', 'crisp', and 'bracing' begin to pepper weather forecasts during this month.

Temperature

Entering June in Sydney, the average high-temperature is recorded at a still refreshing 17°C (62.6°F), exhibiting a minimal shift from May's 19.5°C (67.1°F). Throughout June, Sydney witnesses a consistent average low-temperature of 9.3°C (48.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in June in Sydney is 57%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is June, when the rain falls for 12.5 days and typically aggregates up to 132mm (5.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In June, the average sea temperature in Sydney is 19.3°C (66.7°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 19.3°C (66.7°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

June has the shortest days of the year in Sydney, with an average of 9h and 54min of daylight.
On the first day of June, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 4:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 4:56 pm AEST.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.9h of sunshine, June has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 2, June is the month with the lowest UV index in Sydney, Australia. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In June, the average maximum UV index of 2 translates into the following recommendations:
Protection from prolonged sun exposure is necessary for babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin. To guard against the harmful effects of the Sun, minimize exposure during midday. Protect your eyes, ears, face, and neck from the Sun by wearing a wide-brimmed hat.
Resources | Updated: Jan 26, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Sydney in June?

The high-temperature, in June, in Sydney, records 17°C (62.6°F), while the low-temperature is 9.3°C (48.7°F).

What is the average humidity in June in Sydney?

The average relative humidity in June in Sydney is 57%.

What is the wettest month in Sydney?

The month with the most rainfall in Sydney, Australia, is June, when the rain falls for 12.5 days and typically aggregates up to 132mm (5.2") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Sydney in June?

In Sydney, in June, during 12.5 rainfall days, 132mm (5.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in June in Sydney?

In Sydney, Australia, the average seawater temperature in June is 19.3°C (66.7°F). For most, swimming in 19.3°C (66.7°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Sydney?

The month with the shortest days in Sydney, Australia, is June, with an average of 9h and 54min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Sydney have in June?

The average day length in June is 9h and 56min.

When are sunrise and sunset in June in Sydney?

On the first day of June, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 4:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 4:56 pm AEST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sydney?

With an average of 5.9h of sunshine, June has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Sydney have in June?

The average sunshine duration in June in Sydney is 5.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Sydney?

June is the month with the lowest UV index in Sydney, Australia, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in June in Sydney?

In June, the average daily maximum UV index in Sydney, Australia, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in June
Sydney, Australia

Average temperature in June - Sydney, Australia
  • Average high temperature in June: 17°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (25.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (16.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in June: 9.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (18.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (8.1°C).

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Average humidity in June
Sydney, Australia

Average humidity in June - Sydney, Australia
  • Average humidity in June: 57%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (64%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (49%).

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Average rainfall in June
Sydney, Australia

Average rainfall in June - Sydney, Australia
  • Average rainfall in June: 131.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (131.9mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (68.3mm).

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Average rainfall days in June
Sydney, Australia

Average rainfall days in June - Sydney, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in June: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (10.4 days).

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Average sea temperature in June
Sydney, Australia

Average sea temperature in June - Sydney, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in June: 19.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (18.6°C).

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Average daylight in June /
Average sunshine in June
Sydney, Australia

Average daylight in June / Average sunshine in June - Sydney, Australia
  • Average daylight in June: 9h and 5min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in June: 5h and 5min

The months with the most sunshine are August, September, October and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

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Average UV index in June
Sydney, Australia

Average UV index in June - Sydney, Australia
  • Average UV index in June: 2

The months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 2).

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Sydney, Australia

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