Averages for Las Vegas in June
What's the weather like in Las Vegas in June
June is a very hot time to visit Las Vegas, USA, when high temperatures and scorching sunshine at the norm. At the beginning of the month, the average temperature for the city starts off at 27.5°C (made up of highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C), before it rises up to 30°C (highs of 37°C and lows of 23°C) in the m...
Daily averages for Las Vegas
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What's the weather like in Las Vegas in June
June is a very hot time to visit Las Vegas, USA, when high temperatures and scorching sunshine at the norm. At the beginning of the month, the average temperature for the city starts off at 27.5°C (made up of highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C), before it rises up to 30°C (highs of 37°C and lows of 23°C) in the middle of the month and peaking at 32°C (highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C) by the end of the month.
Even though it only happens on rare occasions – about once every ten days – temperatures can sometimes fall below 16°C or rise above 42°C in Las Vegas in June. The hottest temperature ever registered in Las Vegas in June is 46°C, whilst the coldest temperature ever recorded in the city during this month is 9°C.
With average temperatures as hot as these, June is best reserved for travelers who love the sunshine and the heat. You'll need to pack plenty of light and airy clothing to ensure you stay comfortable, as well as a sufficient amount of suntan cream if you plan on lounging by the pool. If you're not a fan of the heat, you're better off visiting Las Vegas in one of the cooler autumn months, such as October.
The likelihood of rainfall making an appearance on any given day in Las Vegas in June increases significantly as the month progresses. You're least likely to experience a shower on June 1st, when rainfall only occurs on 4% of days. This figure rises up to 7% by June 21st, before reaching its peak at 9% by June 30th.
The most expected forms of precipitation you'll see in Las Vegas in June are light rain, thunderstorms and moderate rain. Looking at the month as a whole, the city is subject to an average of only 2mm/0 inches of rainfall in June, which is spread out between two rainy days.
Average Sunshine Hours
Across the month, Las Vegas boasts an average of 13 hours of sunshine each day – that's the same as last month. When you combine so much sunshine with median cloud coverage of 0%, you'll have plenty of time to chill out by the hotel's pool and work on your tan during your holiday in Las Vegas.
Because of its desert location, Las Vegas is mostly dry throughout the year. In June, the relative humidity for the city fluctuates between 10% (very dry) and 30% (dry), rarely dropping below 4% (very dry) or rising above 43% (comfortable). The air tends to be at its driest around June 13th, when the relative humidity falls below 14% (very dry) three days out of every four, whilst the air is often at its most humid around June 2nd, when it rises above 22% (dry) three days out of every four.
Over the course of a typical June, normal wind speeds range from 0 m/s (calm) to 8 m/s (fresh breeze), rarely exceeding 12 m/s (strong breeze). The highest average wind speed of 4 m/s (gentle breeze) occurs around June 1st, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 8 m/s. On the other hand, the lowest average wind speed of 4 m/s happens around June 30th, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 7 m/s (moderate breeze).
Las Vegas Hotels in June
When it comes to top end hotels in Las Vegas, not much surpasses the Venetian. Known for the waterways and gondola rides which wind their way around the hotel just like in Venice, this hotel is one of the most iconic in the whole of Las Vegas. Here you can choose between seven different suites, each of which features a Roman bath and Egyptian cotton sheets. The hotel's grounds boast 20 critically-acclaimed restaurants which serve everything from weekend brunches to fine dining, plus 11 lounges and bars and a selection of frequently updated shows to keep guests entertained.
For a mid-range hotel in Las Vegas, the Mirage is a great choice. Here you'll find accommodation available in the form of rooms, suites and villas, each of which comes complete with luxury amenities and LED TV. There is a wealth of things to see and do onsite, with seven fine dining restaurants, nine casual eateries, 12 bars, three marquee shows and ten comedy acts. There's also a casino with table games, slots, poker and betting, as well as a spa which offers facials, scrubs, body treatments and massages.
The five-star Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is ideal for travellers who won't accept anything less than the best. Located on the famous Las Vegas strip, this hotel offers a Sahra spa and hammam, beauty salon, shopping centre and three swimming pools with views of the strip to keep you entertained during the daytime. On an evening, there's the state-of-the-art casino with slots, poker, baccarat, blackjack and craps, plus 14 restaurants, six bars and one nightclub. Accommodation is available in the form of studios, one-bedroom rooms, suites, bungalows and penthouses.
Caesars Palace is a great place for families and couples to stay during their holiday in Las Vegas. Ideally located on a bustling part of the Las Vegas strip, this hotel is home to such iconic attractions as the Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill, plus internationally-renowned performers like Rod Stewart and Elton John. Here guests can choose between over 40 villas, penthouses, deluxe rooms, luxury rooms and spa suites, many of which are themed according to big bands. Hotel highlights include 12 buffet-style and a la carte restaurants, eight distinct regular shows and a casino which offers seven table games, poker tournaments, a variety of slot machines and sports betting.
Bars and Restaurants
If you're in the mood for something sweet, satisfy your cravings at Freed's Bakery. This award-winning bakery serves an almost never ending selection of cakes, cupcakes, biscuits and pastries, from classic chocolate chip cookies and mini cheesecakes to contemporary strawberries and cream cupcakes and blackout cake. If you're planning on getting married, Freed's Bakery can also provide you with wedding-themed treats, including wedding cakes and themed chocolate-dipped strawberries.
For something more savoury, head to Project Pie. Open every day from 11am until 11pm (and until 1am on Friday and Saturday) this restaurant serves classic pizzas, make your own pizzas and salads. There are seven different classic pizzas to choose from, three salads and 25+ ingredients available if you choose to make your own pizza.
When it comes to opulent bars in Las Vegas, you'll struggle to beat the Chandelier. Located on the Las Vegas strip, the highlight of this bar is the amazing three-storey chandelier which hangs in the centre of the multi-level bar. The first floor is a high-energy casino bar, the second floor is a sophisticated cocktail lounge and the third floor is another glamorous lounge. Found within the Cosmopolitan hotel, the Chandelier is open all day, every day.
For something more casual, try Pub 1842. This American-themed gastropub offers more than 60 different varieties of beer. If you can't settle for just one, choose the "beer wheel" which features eight different types. Happy hour takes place Monday-Thursday from 5pm until 7pm, when beers and cocktails are reduced, as well as a few snack dishes. You'll find the bar located inside the MGM Grand hotel and it's open Monday-Thursday from 5pm until 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 11.30am to midnight and on Sunday from 11.30am until 10pm.
Things to do in Las Vegas in June
The Chapel of the Flowers is ideal for couples planning on getting married or renewing their vows in Las Vegas. Located on the strip, this chapel offers traditional, modern and elegant weddings which take place inside three indoor wedding chapels, an outdoor gazebo or the glass garden area, according to your preferences.
There are 25 different wedding services available, guaranteeing something for all tastes and budgets. The Chapel of the Flowers can provide everything you'll need for your magical day, including flowers, photography, video, limo, makeup, music, outfits and the ceremony itself, leaving you nothing to worry about.
If you've only got time to see one show during your holiday, make sure it's Absinthe. Performances take place in the Roman Plaza in front of Caesars Palace at 8pm and again at 10pm every night between Wednesday and Sunday and have been described as "the most inventive and daring show to open on the strip in years".
Featuring non-stop comedy and a talented cast of over-the-top acts performing incredible feats of strength, danger, balance and flexibility, the show is sure to leave you awe-struck. Due to the adult nature of certain parts of the performance, only people aged 18 and older will be allowed to watch.
When it comes to interactive shows in Las Vegas, Recycled Percussion Band is a tough one to beat. Performances take place from Saturday to Thursday every night at 7pm at the Quad Resort & Casino and treat audiences to junk rock music played on buckets, power tools and anything else remotely musical that they can get their hands on. Musical instruments are even handed out to the audience so everyone can join in. If you don't like being part of the show, the Recycled Percussion Band might be one to pass on.
Visitors travelling with children should make the most of the hot summer weather and head to the Wet 'n Wild Water Park. Located just outside the city, this exciting water park never fails to entertain families and is home to a number of slides, flumes and pools. There's also a generous grassy area outside where you can sit and enjoy your picnic.
June events in Las Vegas
Groovefest American Music Festival
11th June 2018 to 29th June 2018
Towards the end of June, the Main Street Park in Cedar City, UT, less than a three hour drive northeast of Las Vegas, hosts an outdoor music festival for thousands of visitors featuring live musicians, food and craft booths, with an after-hours portion extending into the local taverns. 2017 dates to be confirmed.