Weather in Kaikoura Beach, Canterbury Region, New Zealand in June

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Visiting Kaikoura Beach, Canterbury Region, New Zealand in June

Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (53°F). June is too cold for swimming in Kaikoura Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

June brings colder weather and more rainfall to Kaikoura Beach. Swimming and sunbathing are not recommended during this month due to the cooler temperatures. Snorkeling, diving, and surfing might be possible for experienced individuals, but the water visibility and sea conditions can be challenging. Also consider one of our other suggestions for June.

Can you swim in Kaikoura Beach in June?

No, June is too cold for swimming in Kaikoura Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 12°C (53°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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How sunny is Kaikoura Beach in June?

The average day light hours per day in Kaikoura Beach in June are 9.1. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Kaikoura Beach in June

June is the beginning of winter in New Zealand, and Kaikoura Beach is generally very quiet during this month. The cold weather and lack of public holidays or special events result in very few visitors to the beach.

Sunshine in Kaikoura Beach in June

During June the average day light hours are 9.1 per day in Kaikoura Beach. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Kaikoura Beach in June is typically 1.3 during June. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Kaikoura Beach in June

The average sea water temperature in Kaikoura Beach in June is 11.7°C (53.1°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.