A typical June based on the past 10 years of my records (2009 to 2018);

  • An average temperature of 6.9C
    • Maximum temperature expected about 18C.
    • Minimum temperature expected about -3.0C.
    • There are 8 frosts, air temperature at or below 0C.
    • Nine days fail to reach 10C.
    • Three days are expected to reach or exceed 15C
    • No days on average are expected to reach or exceed 20C.
  • Wind run would be around 3600km with the windiest day expected to have a wind run of 320km.
    • Maximum wind gust would be in the region of 60km/h.
  • There would be rain on 13 days with the monthly total of around 80mm.
    • Maximum daily rainfall is expected to be around 20mm

  • Rain totals for the month and year along with temperature and wind comparisons can be found here.
June Daily Observations
TemperatureWindRainfallBarometer
DateMinMaxMeanMean
(Km/h)
Gust
(Km/h)
Run (km)Prevailing Dir10 Minute Max (mm)Total (mm)Min (hPa)Max (hPa)Change (hPa)
1 5.1 8.5 7.2 15.2 54 348 South Sth West 1.8 47.6 978.6 998.5 +19.9
Rain easing to showers in the afternoon, some with hail. Cold southerly winds
Motorists left stranded in freezing temperatures as winter batters NZ
2 3.5 8.5 5.1 12.3 38 280 West 0.8 14.8 998.8 1012.2 +14.8
Showers and cold southerly winds.
South Island endures mixed start to winter as cold snap continues to bite
3 -1.8 9.2 3.5 1.8 17 39 East Nth East 0.2 0.2 1002.7 1012.3 -9.6
Frost. Sunny with light winds tending NE.
Cold snap brings Canterbury skifield's best snow base in 10 years
4 0.2 8.9 4.4 3.4 26 76 South Sth West 0 0 1000.4 1007.4 +7.0
Cloud increasing with light showers by midday clearing late afternoon. Light southerly winds.
Predicting how low snow will fall remains a difficult job for Kiwi forecasters
5 -2.1 6.4 1.5 1.9 17 44 South West 0 0 998.9 1005.9 -7.0
Morning frost then overcast with high cloud and remaining cold with a light breeze tending SW.
6 -3.3 10.4 4.5 3.7 26 85 East Nth East 0 0 984.9 999.0 -14.1
Warmest autumn ever, climate scientist says
Temperatures plummet in eastern, inland South Island
7 3.4 10.8 7.6 8.8 36 200 South West 0.2 0.6 993.1 1004.8 +11.7
Early showers clearing by dawn. Variable cloud, Southerly winds dying out in the afternoon
8 1.9 11.8 8.1 9.9 54 226 South Sth West 0 0 996.1 1014.2 +18.1
Overcast morning with southerly winds. Cloud breaking from late morning and winds dying away late evening.
Tourist bus blown off road by 'sizeable' gust of wind as wild weather batters country
9 -2.0 11.1 5.1 3.7 29 85 East Nth East 0 0 1005.6 1015.2 -9.6
High cloud increasing in the afternoon, cool NE wind.
10 5.1 13.8 9.3 4.6 27 104 East Nth East 0 0 1008.9 1017.6 +8.7
Partly cloudy with a cool NE wind.
11 7.0 14.0 10.5 3.8 20 85 East Nth East 0 0 1005.6 1016.8 -11.2
Cloudy with a light NE wind.
12 8.2 12.0 10.4 5.1 22 116 South West 0 0 1004.5 1016.7 +12.2
Overcast with a light morning shower. Light southerly winds.
13 8.9 13.2 10.3 4.2 21 96 East Nth East 0.2 0.2 1015.0 1020.0 -5.0
Drizzle clearing by dawn and cloud breaking to a sunny morning. Overcast with low cloud in the afternoon.
14 9.8 12.4 11.1 9.5 39 216 East Nth East 0.2 0.8 1006.4 1014.7 -8.3
Overcast with low cloud and misty drizzle. NE winds.
A foggy Friday night in Christchurch before it clears on Saturday morning
15 7.0 11.1 9.7 5.7 25 128 South West 0.2 4.2 1004.5 1007.4 -2.9
Overcast with low cloud and light rain for much of the day. Cool southerly winds.
16 2.0 9.8 5.3 2.2 23 50 South Sth West 0.2 0.2 1002.9 1006.6 +3.7
Fog clearing around midday, early after noon showers clearing to a mostly sunny afternoon, light southerly winds.
17 0.6 10.2 4.8 5.4 35 122 West 0 0 1005.0 1016.8 +11.8
Light frost with variable high cloud in the morning. Cloud increasing in the afternoon with the arrival of a southerly but remaining dry.
18 -0.6 10.3 5.0 5.0 30 114 South West 0 0 1016,8 1027.7 +10.9
Sunny morning, cloud increasing late morning but breaking in the afternoon, cool southerly winds dying away in the afternoon.
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