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Chase the Sun – Where’s hot in June?

Written by: Russell Wallace | Travel Insurance Expert
Last updated: 11 May 2023 | Created: 11 May 2023

Where to visit in June?

Chase the sun far and wide to some fantastic destinations this June. Cancun in Mexico is the hottest destination, with an average temperature of 36 °C. Even our coolest location, Rio de Janeiro, is still a comfortable 25 °C.

Where is the hottest place in Europe in June?

June is a fantastic time to visit Europe, with temperatures soaring and very little rain. Kos is the hottest place in Europe this month. The Greek island sees an average temperature of 32.1 °C and plenty of sunshine.

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On average, some of the hottest destinations to visit in June are:

Destination Average temperature in June Average hours of sunshine in June Average flight time from the UK
Cancun 36 °C 6 hours 10 hours 40 minutes
Kos 32.1 °C 11 hours 3 hours 10 minutes
Phuket 31.7 °C 7 hours 11 hours 30 minutes
Athens 30.4 °C 12 hours 3 hours 40 minutes
Madrid 30.1 °C 10 hours 2 hours 30 minutes
Milan 28.5 °C 8 hours 2 hours
Benidorm 27.7 °C 10 hours 2 hours 40 minutes
Rome 27.1 °C 9 hours 2 hours 30 minutes
Fuerteventura 26.4 °C 9 hours 4 hours 20 minutes
Rio de Janeiro 25 °C 10 hours 11 hours 45 minutes

Kos in June

Picture shows a beautiful sunny day in Kos, Greece. Boats bob on the azure sea.

One of Greece’s most popular hotspots, the island of Kos, was first mentioned in Homer’s Iliad. June sees average temperatures of just over 32 °C and no rainfall to speak of. If you don’t like to be too warm on holiday, head to Kos in June, before the July and August highs of over 35 °C.

Athens in June

The picture shoes a stunning view of ruins in Athens, Greece. June is a great time to visit this amazing city.

In June, Athens enjoys very little rainfall, making it the perfect month to walk its streets and explore the many famous ruins. With around 12 hours of sun a day, and temperatures of just over 30 °C, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy this beautiful city.

Madrid in June

Picture shows a bright sunny day in Madrid Spain. A fountain shoots a jet of water up into the blue sky in the foreground, while majestic statues and buildings fill the background.

Madrid has an inland Mediterranean climate, meaning it’s hot and sunny with little rain in June. While the average is around 30 °C, heatwaves are not unheard of at this time of year and can reach up to 39 °C.

Milan in June

Picture shows a sunny day in Milan, with a vibrant tram in the foreground.

If you’re planning a trip to the fashion capital of Italy, June might be the best month to go. With a comfortable temperature of 28.5 °C and plenty of sunshine, it’s a great time to explore the city. The famous Italian lakes are only about an hour from the city and a lovely place to cool off.

Rio de Janeiro in June

Picture shows a bright and sunny beach in Rio, Brazil.

It may be the start of winter in the Southern Hemisphere, but the capital city of Brazil is still a balmy 25 °C. It’s also one of the driest months in Rio, making June the perfect time to tick this destination off your bucket list.

No matter where your June travels take you, remember to arrange Comprehensive Travel Insurance as soon as your trip is booked.