Weather in June in South Africa

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in June in South Africa. Is this month a good time to go to South Africa? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in South Africa in June?

The weather in South Africa in June ranges from pleasant to perfect depending on the destination. June is a winter month in South Africa.

June has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Sutherland with 15°C (58°F) to warm temperatures in Phalaborwa with 27°C (81°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 10°C (50°F) in Phalaborwa and -1°C (30°F) in Sutherland.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Mahikeng with 4mm (0.2inch) rainfall to high in Cape Town with 93mm (3.7inch) rainfall. June can be the wettest month of the year. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 175 hours of sunshine in Cape Town during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in South Africa.

Where to go in South Africa in June

Find the average weather conditions in June for the most popular destinations in South Africa on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in South Africa

What is the weather like in June for the 5 most popular destinations in South Africa?

Average weather in Cape Town

In June Cape Town generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C (46°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Cape Town
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   May May
<<  
20°C / 68°F 
9°C / 49°F 
205 hours 
68mm / 2.7inch 
11 days 
18°C / 64°F 
8°C / 46°F 
175 hours 
93mm / 3.7inch 
13 days 
July   >> July
>>  
17°C / 63°F 
7°C / 45°F 
193 hours 
83mm / 3.3inch 
12 days 
Climate in Cape Town

Average weather in Johannesburg

In June Johannesburg generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C (61°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 4°C (39°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Johannesburg
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   May May
<<  
19°C / 66°F 
7°C / 45°F 
276 hours 
13mm / 0.5inch 
5 days 
16°C / 61°F 
4°C / 39°F 
267 hours 
9mm / 0.4inch 
2 days 
July   >> July
>>  
17°C / 62°F 
4°C / 39°F 
284 hours 
4mm / 0.2inch 
1 day 
Climate in Johannesburg

Average weather in Durban

In June Durban generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (51°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Durban
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   May May
<<  
25°C / 76°F 
14°C / 57°F 
223 hours 
61mm / 2.4inch 
7 days 
23°C / 73°F 
11°C / 51°F 
224 hours 
38mm / 1.5inch 
5 days 
July   >> July
>>  
23°C / 73°F 
11°C / 51°F 
233 hours 
39mm / 1.5inch 
5 days 
Climate in Durban

Average weather in Knysna

In June Knysna generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (51°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Knysna
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   May May
<<  
20°C / 67°F 
13°C / 55°F 
261 hours 
37mm / 1.5inch 
9 days 
18°C / 64°F 
11°C / 51°F 
239 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
10 days 
July   >> July
>>  
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 50°F 
241 hours 
37mm / 1.5inch 
10 days 
Climate in Knysna

Average weather in Stellenbosch

In June Stellenbosch generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C (46°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Stellenbosch
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   May May
<<  
20°C / 68°F 
9°C / 49°F 
205 hours 
68mm / 2.7inch 
11 days 
18°C / 64°F 
8°C / 46°F 
175 hours 
93mm / 3.7inch 
13 days 
July   >> July
>>  
17°C / 63°F 
7°C / 45°F 
193 hours 
83mm / 3.3inch 
12 days 
Climate in Stellenbosch

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Is June the best time to go to South Africa?

In our opinion June is a good time to visit South Africa with commonly pleasant weather in Cape Town.

On average the best time to visit South Africa is in January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in Cape Town. The worst months are July and August that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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