In June, in the northern hemisphere the summer begins, and it starts to get hot even on the Mediterranean coast. The Sahara is now on fire. The African monsoon continues its advance to the north, affecting the Gulf of Guinea. In the southern hemisphere winter begins, and even at tropical latitudes it can get a little cool. You can visit the cities that are located around the Equator or a little more to the south, especially at high altitudes.
Where to go: Brazzaville, Dar es Salaam, Harare, Kampala, Kigali, Libreville, Lilongwe, Luanda, Lusaka, Maputo, Mbabane, Nairobi


In June, summer begins in the temperate zone and in the nordic countries, and in many continental areas it's too hot; by now the monsoon has reached most of southern and eastern Asia, but the dry season begins in some parts of Indonesia.
Where to go: Ankara, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Lhasa, Omsk, Tbilisi (first half), Ulaanbaatar

North and Central America

It's the first summer month. The favorable season begins in the northern lands. It's often too hot in the continental United States, and sometimes even in southern Canada. The heat is sweltering in tierras calientes of Central America. The hurricane season starts in the Gulf of Mexico, and also in the Pacific coast of central America; hurricanes, however, will be more likely in the months ahead.
Where to go: Anchorage, Ilulissat, Montréal, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver

South America

In June, winter begins in the southern hemisphere: at sub-tropical latitudes it's cool or cold. On the Pacific coast, fog and low clouds are common. In the north of the continent, in the Northern Hemisphere, it is summer, so it's hot and rainy. The dry season begins in the Peruvian Andes. You can go to cities which are not located too much to the south, where the winter is mild.
Where to go: Asunción, La Paz, Rio de Janeiro, San Paolo


June may be considered the first month of the summer season, typically advisable to visit the nordic countries. On the 21st of the month it's the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year: in cities of northern Europe you can see the white nights for the entire month. Compared with July and August, June is cooler, but often in western and northern Europe, it's also the driest month. In southern Europe, it begins to get a little too hot, or at least some heat waves from Africa are possible.
Where to go: Amsterdam, Barcelona (first half), Belgrade, Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Chisinau, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Geneva, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kiev, Lisbon, London, Luxembourg, Milan, Minsk, Moscow, Oslo, Paris, Podgorica (first half), Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome (first half), St. Petersburg, Sarajevo, Skopje (first half), Sofia, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tirana, Tórshavn, Warsaw, Vienna, Vilnius, Zagreb


In June, winter begins in the southern hemisphere, which means that the weather is good in the islands that are located at tropical latitudes (but not too far to the south), where you will find sunshine, little rain, a nice warm weather and tempered by the breezes. In the north of Australia, it's the dry season, so it's the best time, even if it's hot.
Where to go: Brisbane, Darwin, Honolulu, Papeete, Port Moresby