What's the Weather like in Moscow in June
With an average temperature of 18 degrees Celsius, the city records highs of 22 degrees Celsius with lows of 13 degrees Celsius.
Humidity and Rain
It has been estimated that the highest chance of having a wet day in the entire year is 35 per cent and falls on June 22nd.
In June, rainfall is estimated to increase steadily over the course of the month, from around 2.1 inches to 2.5 inches on an average.
Moscow is at its sunniest during the month of June and experiences maximum daylight and sunshine compared to other months.
Over the course of the month, Moscow records an average sunshine hour estimate of 9.3 hours and 17 hours of average daylight.
Moscow records an average decreasing wind speed of 8.9 miles per hour to 8.3 miles per hour over the course of the month.
In June, the average wind direction is predominantly from the west recording a peak proportion of 33 per cent on June 5th.
Moscow in June is comfortably warm and packing lightweight summer clothing and a nice pair of shoes will suffice. We also recommend some cover up clothing for cool evenings and nights.
Moscow Hotels in June
Arayat Park Hyatt
For June, we bring to you an upscale, colonnade-fronted hotel, the Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow which is a 4 minute walk from the Bolshoi Theatre and a 14 minute walk from the Saint Basil's Cathedral. The hotel offers elegant, luxurious standard rooms and suites to choose from, with a wide range of modern amenities and comfort additions. While standard rooms come with facilities like flat-screens, iPod docks, minibars, free Wi-Fi, plus tea and coffeemakers, the upgraded suites go a step ahead to provide plush seating areas, whirlpool tubs & terraces. The hotel features a polished Armenian restaurant, a sushi bar and a stylish cocktail bar with a terrace, in addition to a cafe and a sports bar. In leisure, the hotel welcomes you to enjoy additional amenities like the luxe spa with an indoor pool and its fitness room.
National Moscow is another luxurious landmark hotel located in Moscow's historical heart. At a 5-minute walk from the Red Square and 7 minutes from the Moscow Kremlin, this chic hotel features classic 19th century architecture with brightly lit, spacious rooms offering 24 hour room service. Standard and upgraded rooms feature services like flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, tea and coffee-making facilities, separate seating areas with Kremlin views and some suites come filled with Russian antiques. An attached in house ornate Italian restaurant offers brilliant views of St. Basil's Cathedral. It also features a winter-garden themed bar serving Russian and European dishes.
If you'd like to stay at a trendy, upscale place that's light on your pocket, we bring to you the popular Golden Apple hotel. This hotel has a 19th century architecture, and is at a 5 minute walk from the Chekhov metro station, 1.5 km from the Bolshoi Theatre and 2.3 km from Red Square. The hotel offers retro-style rooms, upgraded rooms and suites, each with special additions and amenities to suite various levels of taste. While the standard amenities include free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, bathrooms with heated floors, upgraded additions include Nespresso machines. Also, suites come complete with living areas and kitchenettes to enhance your experience and add an extra homely touch. And attached restaurant offers a free breakfast buffet, and also features a 24 hour bar, an all-day spa, a gym, a sauna and hot tub.
Mercure Arbat Moscow
Mercure Arbat Moscow, another affordable living space has an excellent location, great amenities and offers excellent value for money. Located about 2.5 km from the Bolshoi theatre, this classy hotel is about 3 km from the heart of Moscow. A great place to stay if you are an avid shopper, this hotel is closest to several boutiques, shops and the metro station. The rooms offer high-speed internet, a refrigerator, a dressing area, a sofa, direct dial telephone along with coffee/tea makers, a kettle and glassware as well as a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows. A neat in-house restaurant offers traditional Russian cuisine, with a modern bar serving a diverse selection of coffee, cocktails and teas.
Bars and Restaurants
Cafe Gelateria Casa Leone
If you love ice cream, and would like to experience some classic Italian gelato, visit the Cafe Gelateria Casa Leone. The café makes for a great visit with friends and family, to relax and wind down with a cup of coffee and some delicious ice cream. The café has a wide variety of wonderful flavours, all very natural tasting, and a great staff team to help you choose a flavour that is right for you. What's more, they even allow you to sample any number of flavours before you settle in on your favourite. A must visit ice cream place for Moscow's finest gelato!
Lyudi Kak Lyudi
Another wonderful café, very popular among the Moscow locals is the Lyudi Kak Lyudi. This small place is located at a great spot in the city, about 100 metres from the Kitay-Gorod station. An artsy place, this café is filled with students and hippies, and is quite noisy and mostly crowded. This place serves one of the finest pies, smoothies, juices and sandwiches in the whole of Moscow, and is a hidden gem in the city. The flavours are distinct, the taste is fresh and service is quick and professional.
The Gusi-Lebedi Restaurant is located in the most picturesque locations in Moscow, opposite the Izmailovo Kremlin, and is a premier dining location in the city. The restaurant has an inviting atmosphere and a homely fireplace ideal for a cool Moscow evening. If you are an architecture lover, you'll enjoy the place even more for its architectural design and the rich mix of modern classicism with elements of refined Russian style. The restaurant plays cosy, live music and serves delectable Russian and Mediterranean cuisine. If you visit, we recommend that you delight yourself with a glass of traditional Russian vodka to add some warmth to your evening.
Turandot is an impeccable fine dining restaurant located close to the famous Café Pushkin. This restaurant is best known for its mesmerizing interiors and is a must visit place if you love the arts. Breathtaking furnishing and interiors, the ceiling offers a surreal view, and is a pleasure to experience. The restaurant serves fusion Chinese food, both delectable and high on quality. The service is extremely professional and friendly, and with the enchanting surroundings and soft live piano music, the restaurant has a truly magical vibe.
Things to do in Moscow in June
Kremlin and Vernissage
Kremlin and Vernissage in Izmailovo located in the city's historical centre, has holidays, fairs and exhibitions carried out in great pomp and splendour. The Vernissage is known to be the world's largest exhibition of crafts and trades, antiques, souvenirs, decorative art, handicrafts and fine arts. This museum of museums comprises of various museums depicting traditional Russian history and life. The museums include a Museum of Russian Fairy-Tale, a Museum of Russian dresses and life, Museum of History of Vodka, Museum of Bells and Museum of Russian Toys. There are also workshops and courses help to learn and master fine arts, the potter`s wheel, painting of ware and toys, weaving etc. The Izmailovo Kremlin consists of the Palace of Russian Meal where you are allowed to relish traditional cuisine from different nationalities of Russia. Another attraction here is the Souvenir Market where you can shop for Matryoshka dolls, posters, magnets, paintings and musical boxes.
Moscow's Gorky park offers brilliant ways to escape the chaos of Moscow and take some relaxed time out for yourself. The Olive beach at the park is one of the most frequented areas to wind down and relax. On the banks of the Moskwa river, this beach offers a wonderful setting and a great view. There are wooden deckchairs for beachgoers to relax and spend a few hours in, and also, cool out showers. Overall, this is a lovely sunbathing place and a great retreat for rest and rejuvenation. If you are in the mood for a few sports activities, head over to the Neskutchny Garden for a game of Ping pong and tennis. The Ping pong club has around 40 tables in the Gorky park and is situated under a beautiful willow tree. Attached is a popular café/eatery called the ButerBro loved for its sandwiches among local people.
The Kolomenskoye is another great place to hang out in the summer for its rich scenic, natural beauty. With the park of Kolomenskoye offering a spectacular view of the Moscow city, this place is thronged by tourists and locals alike. The main attractions of the park include the Ascension church, the wooden palace, the original Tsar's Courtyard, Church of the Icon of Our Lady of Kazan, Church of St John the Baptist, and House of Peter I in Kolomenskoye. This museum houses several- almost two thousand Russian paintings of the 15th to the 17th centuries, decorations of Moscow`s lost constructions, wood and stone carvings, and other historical objects. Another favourite attraction is the beautiful apple orchard which makes a perfect picnicking spot. With the park hosting all of Russia's major festivals and holiday celebrations, this is the most favoured and preferred park of Moscow citizens.