Ukraine travel

The Ukraine, which lies to the southwest of European Russia and has a Black Sea coast, has warm but wet summers with up to 10 hours of sunshine per day.

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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Ukraine. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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Ukraine weather today

Check out the Ukraine weather today and compare with average temperatures and hours of sunshine for October. Explore the 5-day forecast and weather by month (climate guide).

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The weather guide for Ukraine (Kiev) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Ukraine?

The best time to go to Ukraine (Kiev) is June, July and August based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • -2°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Ukraine (Kiev)-2
  • -1°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Ukraine (Kiev)-1
  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Ukraine (Kiev)5
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Ukraine (Kiev)14
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Ukraine (Kiev)21
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Ukraine (Kiev)24
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Ukraine (Kiev)25
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Ukraine (Kiev)24
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Ukraine (Kiev)20
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Ukraine (Kiev)13
  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Ukraine (Kiev)5
  • 0°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Ukraine (Kiev)0

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Ukraine weather overview

Winters in the Ukraine are bitingly cold, especially when the harsh winds from Siberia blow. An exception is the Crimean peninsular on the Black Sea which has milder winters, but these warmer conditions are marred by extremely heavy rain.

What to pack for Ukraine weather

Take light clothes in the summer. Mix in warmer clothes for spring and autumn visits and wrap up heavily to brave the winter months. Always be prepared for rain.

Which is the hottest month in Ukraine?

The hottest time of year in Kiev, Ukraine is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 25°C with no heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Ukraine?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Kiev, Ukraine with 78mm on average. There are normally 15 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Ukraine?

The sunniest time of year in Kiev, Ukraine is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 53% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Compare Ukraine weather with the USA

Below the Ukraine weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Ukraine (Kiev) and the USA (Washington).

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