Jefferson Davis Birthday is on June 3, with Flag Day on June 14 and Father’s Day on June 18.
Also do not forget that June 1 is the official start of the 2017 hurricane season (see Weather below).
With Pandora - World of AVATAR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Universal’s Volcano Bay water park both opening just before Memorial Day weekend you can expect both parks to be busy for the foreseeable future.
Disney has not announced plans for their annual Sounds Like Summer concert series at Epcot this year which normally starts in early June.
For fishing fans there are two licence free weekends in June, 3rd to 4th for saltwater and 10th to 11th for freshwater.
Island Nights at Adventure Island in Tampa kicks off on June 16 and runs until August 5, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening.
At Busch Gardens they start their Busch Gardens Summer Nights on June 16 and it runs until August 6.
Fantasy of Flight re-opens their interim museum for the summer season from June 16 to July 30.
This year, SeaWorld has renamed their Summer Nights event as Electric Ocean and it runs from June 17 to August 6.
The Frozen Summer Games kicked off on May 26, 2017 at Disney’s Blizzard Beach but no closing date has been announced yet.
A new event is coming to the Kennedy Space Center called Summer of Mars and it runs from June 5 to September 4.
There could be two launches from Cape Canaveral in June. SpaceX is attempting to launch a rocket from the Cape roughly every two weeks.
SpaceX plan to launch the next mission to the International Space Station on June 1 and then a second launch is scheduled for June 15 using a pre-flown first stage booster.
Following a heatwave and little rain in April, May proved to be equally hot and dry with record temperatures particularly in the Central and Southern regions.
In June, Florida will again experience above average temperatures for the time of year and average rainfall.
Note that June 1 is the official start of the 2017 hurricane season and forecasters are predicting that 2017 will be an above average season.
In the North around Pensacola and Jacksonville there will be periods of sunshine with the occasional rain shower and afternoon thunderstorms. Daytime temperatures will be between the low 80s and the low 90s with overnight temperatures between the mid 60s and high 70s.
Across the Central region, the outlook is similar but slightly warmer. Daytime temperatures will be in the high 80s to mid 90s with low 70s to low 80s overnight.
Down in Miami and the Keys, it will also be similar with the odd rain shower and thunderstorm. Temperatures will be in the low 80s to mid 90s during the day and low 70s to low 80s overnight.
Check out the rest of the weather for all of Florida including a live weather map, monthly temperature and rainfall charts across the State and the latest hurricane news.
This month, there are just a few books including a new NASA book about plans for Mars exploration and a series on the Florida Gators football team.
June Book List
- Archaeology of the Everglades (Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series)
- Flagler County, Florida: A Centennial History by Randy Jaye
- Great Coaches in Florida Gators Football: This book begins with Coach Forsythe and tells the story of all the great Florida Coaches by Brian W. Kelly
- Great Moments in Florida Gators Football: This book begins at the beginning of football and goes to the Jim McElwain era by Brian Kelly
- Great Players in Florida Gator Football: UF has a great record thanks to its many great players by Brian W. Kelly
- Scenic Rides To Florida Destinations by Steve Finz Finzelber
- Seminoles of Florida, The by Minnie Moore-Willson
- UFOs over Florida: Humanoid and other Strange Encounters in the Sunshine State by Albert S Rosales
- Legendary Locals of Amelia Island by Rob Hicks
- Florida Coral Identification Guide Waterproof Card by Franko Maps Ltd.
- Trailblazing Mars: NASA’s Next Giant Leap by Pat Duggins