Denver Weather in June

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June brings sunnier weather to Denver, Colorado, along with frequent thunderstorms. Daytime temperatures also begin to climb this month above 90 °F (32 °C).

This page gives detailed information on the typical June weather for Denver. You can jump directly to data and descriptions for:

The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered in the Denver community of Stapleton.

temperature iconTemperature

81 °F June average high 27 °C
53 °F June average low 12 °C

In most years, Denver averages a daily maximum temperature for June that's between 77 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit (25 to 30 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 51 and 55 °F (10 to 13 °C).

The days at Denver warm most rapidly during June. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 11 °F (6 °C) above what it was at the start.

17 days 80 °F maximum or above (27 °C)
9 days 50 °F minimum or below (10 °C)

Nearly every day in June warms to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Denver. The city averages 6 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 90s °F (over 32 °C). In rare years, the temperature does climb above 100 °F (37 °C) during June.

The thermometer can dip to 40 °F (4 °C) or below at night in June, but that doesn't happen every year. June does not normally get cold enough for frost.

precipitation iconRain

1.7 inches total June precipitation 43 millimetres
8 days of rain

Half the time, Denver receives 1 to 2 inches (26 to 57 mm) of rainfall in June. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter. None of the precipitation normally falls as snow.

sunshine iconSun

70 % sunshine in June
10 days with clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Denver during 70 percent of daylight hours on average in June, for a total of 314 hours in the month. Typically on 10 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in June at Denver averages 14 hours and 56 minutes a day. The longest days of the year, from around June 17th to 23rd, last 14 hours and 59 minutes from sunrise to sunset.

humidity iconHumidity

49 % June average humidity

The relative humidity in Denver during June usually peaks at 69 percent in the morning then drops to 32 percent by early afternoon.

Local Time2 am5 am8 am11 am2 pm5 pm8 pm11 pm
Humidity % 65 69 51 37 32 35 48 58

wind iconWind

8.8 mph June wind speed average 14.2 kph

June is an average month in Denver for wind speed.

lightning cloud iconStorms

1 day rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
10 days with thunderstorms in June

June is one of the most active months for thunderstorms in Denver.

Reference

These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.

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