Weather in June
in the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
represents the threshold of winter, with the region enveloped in the harshest of its weather conditions. Average temperatures during this month drop below freezing, typically ranging between 0°C and -2°C. The stark difference from the conditions of May
highlights the region's swift transition into the colder season.
The Kerguelen Islands, a key part of this territory, follow the overarching climatic pattern of the region, with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark. The islands experience the same drastic shift towards the wintry chill that encapsulates the French Southern and Antarctic Lands during this time.
June sees the frequency of snowfall rising significantly in comparison to the rain showers of the earlier months. While periods of rain do persist, snow becomes a more common occurrence as the temperature continues to drop. As with previous months, the weather retains its unpredictability, with rapid shifts from clear conditions to fog, snow, or occasionally rain.
The transition from May to June signifies one of the most noticeable climatic changes in the French Southern and Antarctic Lands. As the days grow increasingly shorter and the nights extend, the weather conditions become more challenging. The shift into July
will only enhance these colder conditions, marking the peak of winter in this remote region of the southern hemisphere.
- Port-aux-Français - June »
As June takes hold in Port-aux-Français the average high-temperature is a cold 5°C, nearly mirroring that of the previous month. The average sunshine duration in June in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, is 2.4h.