What's the weather like in Corfu in June
June is a superb time of year in Corfu Town. Summer hits its peak in Corfu Town, as the hot mediterranean climate sails into the harbour. The average temperature is 23°C (73°F), reaching a high around 27°C (82°F) and a low of 17°C (64°F).
There are about 14:50 hours of daily sunshine in June, which stays essentially the same. The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 14:47 hours of sunlight;; the longest day is June 20 with 14:58 hours.
The average sea temperature in June is about 23°C (73°F)--so be sure to pack your swimming gear as the water's perfect.
Typically it should only rain four days out of the month of June and even then the rainfall is only a mere 20mm, compared to January which can see 100mm of rainfall on average, falling on 12 days out of 31. Rain tends to occur earlier in the month, if at all, appearing as moderate rainfall or thunderstorms.
The skies above Corfu Town in June are mostly clear. Humidity ranges from comfortable (43%) to very humid (92%). Daily wind speeds range from calm to moderate breeze, and typically blow in from the south or southeast.
Overall, June is a bright, hot month that gets progressively hotter as summer wanes. In the beginning, average temperatures are around 20°C (69°F), with highs of 26°C (79°F) and lows of 16°C (61°F). Mid-June rises slightly to averages of 22°C (72°F), highs of 27°C (82°F) and lows of 17°C (64°F). By the end of the month, averages are around 24°C (75°F), with highs at 30°C (86°F) and lows at 18°C (66°F). Take a look at the weather forecast here.
Corfu Hotels in June
The Olympian Village is a three-star hotel located in Kavos. The hotel is located just a 10-minute walk away from the nearest sandy beach and offers a large outdoor swimming pool, surrounded by a spacious sunbathing deck and poolside bar.
The Glyfada Beach Hotel is another option to consider if you are looking for somewhere close to the beach. This three-star hotel is located just 30m away from Glyfada Beach and offers its very own seaside restaurant, where guests can enjoy local Greek cuisine and fresh seafood. All rooms have A/C, satellite TV, telephone, balcony, and safe. Onsite facilities include luggage storage, free parking, internet access, bar and continental breakfast.
Corfu Beaches for June
Barbati Beach is worth a visit if you choose to stay in Corfu in June. At this time of year the beaches are still relatively quiet as the main tourist season starts at the end of the month and continues until September. This is a white stone beach, boasting gorgeous turquoise waters. The sun loungers here are also incredibly cheap at just 5 for two.
Bars and Restaurants
Grab a breakfast bite at Panetteria Starenio (Guilford 59), a little bakery in old town that serves coffee and a large selection of pastries. Perfect for tourists fresh off the boat.
For excellent local fare downtown, try To Dimarchio (Guilford 71), with fresh tzaziki, calamari, steamed grapevine leaves and cold prosecco. Perfect location in the old town square, and tucked hidden away from the more touristy areas.
Things to do in Corfu in June
All Saints Day is held on June 3rd in Corfu around Agii Douli. On this day offerings are usually made, this may be in the form of lighting candles or leaving flowers on the graves of deceased relatives.
There are a variety of watersports available at Corfu, one of the most popular being the Crazy Speedboat tour. Often compared to the "Ferrari" of the ocean, this boat accelerates up to 80mph along the beachfront of Corfu. There is also the opportunity to stop off and enjoy a spot of snorkelling or swimming in the clear blue waters of the Ionian Sea.
Drive out to the village of Ano Garouna and climb Agii Deka, the island's second highest peak. This extinct volcano houses the ruins of Pandokratora monastery, with breathtaking views over the lagoon. Not too far away, you can join the winding Corfu Trail, which runs 137 miles from north to south. Wear your hiking boots--much of the trail is just dirt path!
Definitely don't miss Kanoni, a suburb of Corfu Town renowned for its postcard views and tasty cafes out on a picturesque harbour. You can take a bus or a bike out to the pretty peninsula.