June Sunshine Averages for Australian Cities

The data here describe the amount of sun that major cities in Australia get during June. There are lists with the average number of sunny days, cloudy days, and for some cities, hours of sunshine.

All the measurements are long-term historical averages of weather data collected during 1991 to 2020.

Sunny and Cloudy Days

Sunny Days data here represent the average number of days this month when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days that cloud covers up to one-quarter of the sky when measured at 9 am and 3 pm local time. Cloudy Days are average monthly totals of when cloud covers 75 percent or more of the sky at those two times.

Days of sun and cloud in June
City Sunny Cloudy
Adelaide, South Australia 4 16
Ballarat, Victoria 3 16
Bendigo, Victoria 6 12
Bundaberg, Queensland 13 6
Cairns, Queensland 9 10
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 8 12
Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 11 9
Darwin, Northern Territory 18 3
Hobart, Tasmania 4 14
Launceston, Tasmania 5 15
Average number of days in June with sun or cloud
City Sunny Cloudy
Mackay, Queensland 12 7
Maitland, New South Wales 8 10
Melbourne, Victoria 3 18
Newcastle, New South Wales 6 12
Perth, Western Australia 8 10
Rockhampton, Queensland 13 7
Sydney, New South Wales 9 10
Toowoomba, Queensland 10 9
Townsville, Queensland 12 8

Total Hours of Sun

Another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets is to measure the number of hours with bright sunshine. Only some of Australia's large cities have records for the total hours of sun.

Average hours of bright sunshine in June
City Day Month
Adelaide, South Australia 5 135
Cairns, Queensland 7 210
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 5 159
Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 7 201
Darwin, Northern Territory 10 303
Mackay, Queensland 7 219
Melbourne, Victoria 4 123
Perth, Western Australia 6 180
Sydney, New South Wales 6 171
Townsville, Queensland 8 231

Australian Government. Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

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