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 17° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

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

Ukraine 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
25 may
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22°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSW
7
Thursday
26 may
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21°C
12°C
4.2 mm
60%
4 Bft
WSW
8
Friday
27 may
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22°C
13°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WSW
8
Saturday
28 may
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19°C
13°C
0.3 mm
15%
5 Bft
W
5
Sunday
29 may
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17°C
11°C
3.9 mm
65%
2 Bft
SSW
9


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 17,070 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Kiev).

How long is the flight to Ukraine?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Ukraine is approximately 21 h. 10 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 bigger 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 25 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 19.54 Ukrainian hryvnia
  • 1 Ukrainian hryvnia = 0.051 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 1,953.81 Ukrainian hryvnia
  • 100 Ukrainian hryvnia = 5.12 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Ukraine?

The area code to call Ukraine is +380.