Average Temperatures in the South Island in June
Although it’s not as cold as later in the year, things do start to cool down a bit across the South Island, with the official arrival of winter, in June. Be sure to pack plenty of warm clothes! So, here’s what to expect from the main centres:
June marks the start of the world-famous snow season in Queenstown. Expect daily temperatures around 4.1°C (39.4°F), with average daily highs of 8.4°C and average lows of -0.3°C at night.
Christchurch has average daily temperatures of 7.1°C (44.8°F) throughout June, with nightly lows of 2.3°C and highs averaging 12.0°C.