Ukraine
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Ukraine

The best time to visit Ukraine is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Ukraine is 27°C in July and the lowest is -3°C in January.

Ukraine has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Ukraine or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average North Ukraine weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -3 -1 6 15 22 25 27 27 21 12 6 0
Precipitation (mm) 27 22 25 19 40 34 32 16 19 23 19 36

Climate data from city: Kiev

Average South Ukraine weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 2 4 8 14 20 25 28 28 23 15 10 5
Water temperature (°C) 8 6 6 13 21 24 28 27 24 20 14 10
Precipitation (mm) 17 9 8 6 15 25 18 8 9 13 11 12

Climate data from city: Odessa




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Ukraine weather

The Ukraine weather for will be 26° till 35° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The Ukraine weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Kiev.

5-day weather forecast Ukraine

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Thursday
30 june
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31°C
18°C
0.9 mm
25%
2 Bft
ENE
8
Friday
1 july
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31°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
NE
9
Saturday
2 july
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31°C
13°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
NE
9
Sunday
3 july
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31°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSW
9
Monday
4 july
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32°C
19°C
7 mm
70%
4 Bft
SW
9

View the 14 day weather forecast for Ukraine


Climate Ukraine

Click on a region of Ukraine to view the climate:

North Ukraine (Kiev)

North Ukraine has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for North Ukraine is 13° degrees and there is about 311 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 180 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -3 -1 6 15 22 25 27 27 21 12 6 0
Night temp. (°C) -7 -5 -1 5 11 14 16 15 11 5 1 -4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 22 25 19 40 34 32 16 19 23 19 36
Days with rain 7 6 11 13 15 13 13 7 9 10 8 8
Days with snow 18 15 11 1 - - - - - - 5 14
Dry days 6 7 9 16 16 17 18 24 21 21 17 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 2 5 9 10 11 11 11 9 5 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 1 1 2 5 5 5 6 5 4 2 1 2

Climate data from city: Kiev

South Ukraine (Odessa)

South Ukraine has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for South Ukraine is 15° degrees and there is about 151 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 234 days a year with an average humidity of 70% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 2 4 8 14 20 25 28 28 23 15 10 5
Night temp. (°C) -1 0 3 8 14 19 22 22 17 11 7 2
Water temp. (°C) 8 6 6 13 21 24 28 27 24 20 14 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 17 9 8 6 15 25 18 8 9 13 11 12
Days with rain 8 6 9 8 11 10 9 4 6 7 6 7
Days with snow 6 6 2 - - - - - - - 1 5
Dry days 17 16 20 22 20 20 22 27 24 24 23 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 7 10 11 12 12 12 10 6 6 4
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4
UV-index 2 2 3 4 6 6 7 6 5 3 3 2

Climate data from city: Odessa

Ukraine weather by month

What is the average Ukraine weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Ukraine?

Ukraine lies in a straight line about 9,239 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Kiev). By car the distance is 13,076 km. You are on your way 199 hours and 50 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Ukraine?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Ukraine is approximately 12 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Ukraine?

These are the largest airports in Ukraine:

  • Boryspil International Airport – Kiev
  • Kiev Zhuliany International Airport – Kiev
  • Kharkiv International Airport – Kharkiv
  • Odessa International Airport – Odessa
  • Lviv International Airport – L’viv
  • Zaporizhzhia International Airport – Zaporizhia
  • Mariupol International Airport – Mariupol
  • Luhansk International Airport – Luhans’k
  • Simferopol International Airport – Simferopol’
  • Chernivtsi International Airport – Chernivtsi

How many inhabitants are there in Ukraine?

Ukraine has approximately 42,300,723 inhabitants.

How big is Ukraine?

The area of Ukraine is around 603,628 km². It is 2,5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Ukraine?

The capital of Ukraine is Kiev.

What is the currency of Ukraine?

In Ukraine the Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 30 June 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 1.83 Ukrainian hryvnia
  • 1 Ukrainian hryvnia = 0.55 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 183.19 Ukrainian hryvnia
  • 100 Ukrainian hryvnia = 54.59 South African rand

What is the area code of Ukraine?

The area code to call Ukraine is +380.