Weather in June
in the District of Columbia
marks the transition from the mild breezes of spring to the pronounced warmth of summer. As the month unfolds, temperatures see a noticeable increase, ranging from the high 70s°F to the mid-80s°F. This marks a clear departure from the relatively cooler atmosphere of May
With the rise in temperature comes an increase in humidity. June introduces the city to the characteristic humid conditions of the summer months. While mornings and evenings can still be quite pleasant, the afternoons tend to be warmer and more humid, prompting many to seek the comfort of shaded or air-conditioned spaces.
June also sees a decline in the frequency of rain showers compared to May. However, when rain does occur, it often manifests as brief but intense thunderstorms. These thunderstorms, while occasionally accompanied by strong winds, bring temporary relief from the humidity.
Outdoor activities remain popular in June, with residents and tourists alike making the most of the extended daylight hours. The National Mall, Potomac River excursions, and the city's myriad parks become hubs of activity. Swimming pools begin to open their gates, offering a refreshing escape from the heat.
While June's heat can be a precursor to the even hotter months of July
, it is moderated enough to allow for enjoyable outdoor ventures. The District's geographical confines ensure a consistent summery feel throughout its entirety, without marked climate variations from one region to another.
- Washington - June »
In Washington during June, the rain falls for 14.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.4" of precipitation. The month with the longest days in Washington is June, with an average of 14h and 54min of daylight.
- Shepherd Park - June »
The month with the longest days in Shepherd Park, District of Columbia, is June, with an average of 14h and 54min of daylight. In Shepherd Park, District of Columbia, in June, it is raining for 15.2 days, with typically 2.48" of accumulated precipitation.
- Colonial Village - June »
In Colonial Village, in June, during 14.2 rainfall days, 2.4" of precipitation is typically accumulated. The month with the highest UV index in Colonial Village, District of Columbia, is June, with an average maximum UV index of 7.
- Hawthorne - June »
The month with the longest days in Hawthorne, District of Columbia, is June, with an average of 14h and 54min of daylight. June has the longest days of the year in Hawthorne, with an average of 14h and 54min of daylight.