Climate and Weather

Current weather conditions in Kiev and a 5-day forecast are shown below.

The readings are taken near the city centre.

Weather Today in Kiev - Current Conditions

The current temperature in Kiev right now is 54°F (12°C).

Current wind speed is estimated at 1 mph (light air). It is blowing from west-northwest. The visibility level now is good. You should be able to see places as far as 6 miles (10 km) away. The humidity level now is roughly 66%.

  • Weather conditions: few clouds
  • Current temperature: 54°F (12°C)
  • Wind speed: 1 mph (1.16 kph)
  • Wind direction (blowing from): west-northwest
  • Relative humidity: 66%

Readings taken on May 24, 2022 at 11:21 pm (Kiev time).

5-Day Weather Forecast - General Conditions and Temperature

A 5-day weather forecast for Kiev is shown in the table below.

DayLocal TimeConditionsTemp (C)Temp (F)
Wednesday 25th May 202212:00 amFew clouds1254
Wednesday 25th May 20223:00 amFew clouds1152
Wednesday 25th May 20226:00 amClear sky1152
Wednesday 25th May 20229:00 amScattered clouds1661
Wednesday 25th May 202212:00 pmBroken clouds2068
Wednesday 25th May 20223:00 pmBroken clouds2170
Wednesday 25th May 20226:00 pmOvercast clouds2068
Wednesday 25th May 20229:00 pmOvercast clouds1763
Thursday 26th May 202212:00 amLight rain1661
Thursday 26th May 20223:00 amOvercast clouds1559
Thursday 26th May 20226:00 amLight rain1355
Thursday 26th May 20229:00 amLight rain1457
Thursday 26th May 202212:00 pmLight rain1559
Thursday 26th May 20223:00 pmBroken clouds2068
Thursday 26th May 20226:00 pmScattered clouds2068
Thursday 26th May 20229:00 pmScattered clouds1661
Friday 27th May 202212:00 amScattered clouds1457
Friday 27th May 20223:00 amFew clouds1355
Friday 27th May 20226:00 amFew clouds1254
Friday 27th May 20229:00 amFew clouds1661
Friday 27th May 202212:00 pmScattered clouds2068
Friday 27th May 20223:00 pmBroken clouds2068
Friday 27th May 20226:00 pmBroken clouds2272
Friday 27th May 20229:00 pmBroken clouds1763
Saturday 28th May 202212:00 amLight rain1661
Saturday 28th May 20223:00 amLight rain1152
Saturday 28th May 20226:00 amLight rain1050
Saturday 28th May 20229:00 amBroken clouds1355
Saturday 28th May 202212:00 pmClear sky1763
Saturday 28th May 20223:00 pmFew clouds1864
Saturday 28th May 20226:00 pmOvercast clouds1661
Saturday 28th May 20229:00 pmOvercast clouds1355
Sunday 29th May 202212:00 amOvercast clouds1355
Sunday 29th May 20223:00 amOvercast clouds1050
Sunday 29th May 20226:00 amScattered clouds948
Sunday 29th May 20229:00 amFew clouds1457
Sunday 29th May 202212:00 pmBroken clouds1763
Sunday 29th May 20223:00 pmOvercast clouds1864
Sunday 29th May 20226:00 pmOvercast clouds1763
Sunday 29th May 20229:00 pmOvercast clouds1457

Current and Forecast Weather Data: OpenWeatherMap

Forecast - Location Details

The weather forecast for Kiev is based on data measured at the weather station shown on the map below. The weather in other areas of Kiev may vary slightly.

Map showing location of weather station in Kiev

Climate Overview

Kiev and Ukraine have a humid continental climate, characterised by large seasonal temperature differences, with harsh winters and fairly hot summers. Spring and autumn are brief but pleasant.

If good weather is important to you, a visit between May and mid-October is a good choice. May is particularly nice. It’s not too hot, the flowers are in blossom, and the city and its people begin to wake up from the winter.

The warmest months are typically June, July and August with average temperatures in the range of 18 to 19 °C. If you plan to stay during these months, it’s a good idea to ensure your accommodation has air conditioning.

The coldest months are December, January, and February with average temperatures ranging from -2 to -4 °C. Snow cover normally lasts from late November until the end of March.

MonthAverage Min °CAverage Max °CSnow Cover (days)
January-7-224
February-6024
March-2517
April5141
May11200
June14240
July15250
August15240
September10190
October5120
November049
December-4019

Comments and Additional Information

  1. Are there ever hurricanes in Ukraine?

    Reply
    • I’m no expert on climate but I believe hurricanes certain conditions to form that are only present in large bodies of water such as the Atlantic and Pacific. Kiev certainly doesn’t have hurricanes. I recall Odessa has experienced a few fairly serious storms, but I doubt they could be classified as hurricanes.

      Reply
    • No. Only tropical heat, humidity and open water make a hurricane. It feeds off all three and travels thousands of miles to build its strength. Once it hits land it weaken and becomes pouring rain that sits and usually floods out the coast.

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