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Visiting Lake Michigan, Chicago, United States in June

June is one of the best months to visit Lake Michigan for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

June has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.3hrs making the days very long and bright. June has total rainfall of 10.5cm (4.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a cold 10°C (50°F). June is too cold for swimming in Lake Michigan for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Also consider visiting Lake Michigan in one of the other best months of July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

June brings the start of the summer season to the Lake Michigan beach in Chicago, with warm, sunny days and more people flocking to the beach. Swimming and sunbathing become popular, but the water may still be too cold for some water sports like snorkeling, diving, and surfing. Windsurfing and kitesurfing may be enjoyed on windy days. Also consider one of our other suggestions for June.

Can you sunbathe in Lake Michigan in June?

Yes, June is a good time for sunbathing in Lake Michigan.

June has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.3hrs making the days very long and bright. June has total rainfall of 10.5cm (4.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about June temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Lake Michigan in June?

No, June is too cold for swimming in Lake Michigan for any length of time, with the sea water at 10°C (50°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about June sea temperatures.

Is June a good time to holiday in Lake Michigan?

Yes, June is a good time for a holiday in Lake Michigan.

June has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.3hrs making the days very long and bright. June has total rainfall of 10.5cm (4.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a cold 10°C (50°F). June is too cold for swimming in Lake Michigan for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the June temperatures and sunshine.

Is Lake Michigan warm in June?

Yes, Lake Michigan is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in June.

The average maximum temperature in Lake Michigan in June is 27°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°) in the previous month and 29°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Lake Michigan in June is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 16°C (62°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Lake Michigan in June?

The average day light hours per day in Lake Michigan in June are 15.2. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.3hrs making the days very long and bright.

More about June sunshine.

Crowds in Lake Michigan in June

June is the beginning of the summer season, and the beach becomes more crowded as people flock to enjoy the sun and water. June also marks the start of various beach events and festivals, like the Chicago Air and Water Show, which can draw large crowds.

Temperature in Lake Michigan in June

The average maximum temperature in Lake Michigan in June is 27°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 29°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Lake Michigan in June is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 16°C (62°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Lake Michigan in June is 17°C (63°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Lake Michigan in June

During June the average day light hours are 15.2 per day in Lake Michigan. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.3hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Lake Michigan in June is typically 9.7 during June. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Lake Michigan in June

The average sea water temperature in Lake Michigan in June is 10°C (50°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Lake Michigan in June

The average total rainfall in Lake Michigan in June is 10.5cm (4.1inches) and on average there are 13.8 rainy days in June making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Lake Michigan in June

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Lake Michigan in June is 17°C (62°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Lake Michigan in June is typically 82.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 81.4% in the previous month and 82.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Lake Michigan in June is typically 62.3%. The average relative humidity is 61.2% in the previous month and 62.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Lake Michigan in June

The average maximum wind speed in Lake Michigan in June is typically 30KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Lake Michigan in June is typically 14KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Lake Michigan in June is from the South-Southeast.

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