June is warm and sunny in Maryland with long days and patches of hot weather. The average high temperatures shoot up in the 75°F (23.9°C) to 85°F (29.4°C) range, while average low temperatures are around a comfortable 53°F (11.7°C) to 65°F (18.3°C). Cumberland in the west has several hot days with average temperatures in the 60°F (15.6°C) to 85°F (29.4°C) zone, while Baltimore in central region averages between 62°F (16.7°C) to 83°F (28.3°C). The Atlantic High moves in the northwest direction and influences the eastern United States. Southwesterly winds bring warm and moist air in the air along with occasional storms. Beware of thunderstorms that originate in the Gulf of Mexico and move forward northward as they frequently bring violent winds, widespread rain, and high tides in the Atlantic Ocean. Summer is an ideal time for freshwater fishing and to hunt for cooling swimming holes. Light summer clothing is sufficient during the day in June in Maryland with sunscreen protection in the hot areas.