Best time to visit, weather and climate Ukraine

Best time to visit Ukraine

Climate North Ukraine per month

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

Climate South Ukraine per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2°C 4°C 8°C 14°C 20°C 25°C 28°C 28°C 23°C 15°C 10°C 5°C
17
mm
9
mm
8
mm
6
mm
15
mm
25
mm
18
mm
8
mm
9
mm
13
mm
11
mm
12
mm

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 Ukraine is 27°C in july and the lowest is -3°C in january. The weather and climate of Ukraine is suitable for a winter sports.

The average climate figure for Ukraine is an 8,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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 an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Ukraine

Click on a region of Ukraine to view the climate:

Climate North Ukraine

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.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -3°C -1°C 6°C 15°C 22°C 25°C 27°C 27°C 21°C 12°C 6°C 0°C
Night -7°C -5°C -1°C 5°C 11°C 14°C 16°C 15°C 11°C 5°C 1°C -4°C
Precip 27
mm
22
mm
25
mm
19
mm
40
mm
34
mm
32
mm
16
mm
19
mm
23
mm
19
mm
36
mm
Rain
days
7 6 11 13 15 13 13 7 9 10 8 8
Snow
days
18 15 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 14
Dry
days
6 7 9 16 16 17 18 24 21 21 17 9
Sun hours
per day
2 2 5 9 10 11 11 11 9 5 4 3
Wind force
in 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: Kiev


Climate North Ukraine january

On average, it is maximum -3° in january in North Ukraine and at least around -7° degrees. In january there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 18 days in january.

Climate North Ukraine february

On average, it is maximum -1° in february in North Ukraine and at least around -5° degrees. In february there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 15 days in february.

Climate North Ukraine march

On average, it is maximum 6° in march in North Ukraine and at least around -1° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 11 days in march.

Climate North Ukraine april

On average, it is maximum 15° in april in North Ukraine and at least around 5° degrees. In april there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Climate North Ukraine may

On average, it is maximum 22° in may in North Ukraine and at least around 11° degrees. In may there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate North Ukraine june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june in North Ukraine and at least around 14° degrees. In june there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate North Ukraine july

On average, it is maximum 27° in july in North Ukraine and at least around 16° degrees. In july there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate North Ukraine august

On average, it is maximum 27° in august in North Ukraine and at least around 15° degrees. In august there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate North Ukraine september

On average, it is maximum 21° in september in North Ukraine and at least around 11° degrees. In september there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate North Ukraine october

On average, it is maximum 12° in october in North Ukraine and at least around 5° degrees. In october there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate North Ukraine november

On average, it is maximum 6° in november in North Ukraine and at least around 1° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 5 days in november.

Climate North Ukraine december

On average, it is maximum 0° in december in North Ukraine and at least around -4° degrees. In december there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 14 days in december.

Climate South Ukraine

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.

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 2°C 4°C 8°C 14°C 20°C 25°C 28°C 28°C 23°C 15°C 10°C 5°C
Night -1°C 0°C 3°C 8°C 14°C 19°C 22°C 22°C 17°C 11°C 7°C 2°C
Water 8°C 6°C 6°C 13°C 21°C 24°C 28°C 27°C 24°C 20°C 14°C 10°C
Precip 17
mm
9
mm
8
mm
6
mm
15
mm
25
mm
18
mm
8
mm
9
mm
13
mm
11
mm
12
mm
Rain
days
8 6 9 8 11 10 9 4 6 7 6 7
Snow
days
6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Dry
days
17 16 20 22 20 20 22 27 24 24 23 19
Sun hours
per day
4 4 7 10 11 12 12 12 10 6 6 4
Wind force
in 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: Odessa


Climate South Ukraine january

On average, it is maximum 2° in january in South Ukraine and at least around -1° degrees. The sea temperature is around 8° degrees. In january there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 6 days in january.

Climate South Ukraine february

On average, it is maximum 4° in february in South Ukraine and at least around 0° degrees. The sea temperature is around 6° degrees. In february there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 6 days in february.

Climate South Ukraine march

On average, it is maximum 8° in march in South Ukraine and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 6° degrees. In march there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate South Ukraine april

On average, it is maximum 14° in april in South Ukraine and at least around 8° degrees. The sea temperature is around 13° degrees. In april there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate South Ukraine may

On average, it is maximum 20° in may in South Ukraine and at least around 14° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate South Ukraine june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june in South Ukraine and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In june there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate South Ukraine july

On average, it is maximum 28° in july in South Ukraine and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In july there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate South Ukraine august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in South Ukraine and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In august there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate South Ukraine september

On average, it is maximum 23° in september in South Ukraine and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In september there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate South Ukraine october

On average, it is maximum 15° in october in South Ukraine and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In october there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Ukraine.

Climate South Ukraine november

On average, it is maximum 10° in november in South Ukraine and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 14° degrees. In november there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm. The it will be dry 23 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate South Ukraine december

On average, it is maximum 5° in december in South Ukraine and at least around 2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 10° degrees. In december there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month in Ukraine and on average, it snows 5 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Ukraine

The weather for Kiev in Ukraine will be 13° till 10° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Ukraine is based on the weather in Kiev.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Th
29 Oct
Bewolkt 11°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Fr
30 Oct
Bewolkt 13°C 8°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 1
Sa
31 Oct
Lichte regen 11°C 8°C 5.6 mm 85% 4m/s 1
Su
1 Nov
Bewolkt 10°C 7°C 0.2 mm 15% 4m/s 1
Mo
2 Nov
Licht bewolkt 10°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 3
Tu
3 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 10°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 1
We
4 Nov
Bewolkt 9°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Th
5 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 10°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3
Fr
6 Nov
Bewolkt 9°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 2
Sa
7 Nov
Helder 9°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 2
Su
8 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 5°C 2°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
Mo
9 Nov
Helder 8°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
Tu
10 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 8°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 1
We
11 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 10°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 1

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Hotels and apartments in Ukraine

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Flight tickets to Ukraine

You can fly to Ukraine at these well-known airports:

  • 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

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About Ukraine

Ukraine is in the continental part Europe and the capital is Kiev. The total surface is 603.628 km² with 2.782 km of coastline and the population consists of 42.300.723 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as small as New Zealand. If you want to call Ukraine you have to use +380 or 00380 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +3805012457809 or 003805012457809.

Ukraine is in a straight line at 9.239 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 12 hours45. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 13076 km from Cape Town to the capital city Kiev and you are about 199 hours and 50 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

Currency Ukraine

In Ukraine the Ukrainian hryvnia is used to pay.

Exchange rate Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) 29 october 2020

1 Ukrainian hryvnia = 0,57 South African rand
100 Ukrainian hryvnia = 56,94 South African rand

1 South African rand = 1,76 Ukrainian hryvnia
100 South African rand = 175,62 Ukrainian hryvnia

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Time difference Ukraine

In Ukraine it is now 01:09 o’clock at night on thursday 29 october 2020. That is equal to the time in New Zealand. The time zone of Ukraine is Europe/Kiev and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Ukraine

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Ukraine.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Tekenencefalitis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)