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 59°F (15°C).

The wind speed is approximately 3 mph (light air), blowing from the west. Visibility now is good. Stand in a place with a good view and you should be able to see for around 6 miles (10 km). Humidity now is approximately 74%.

  • Weather conditions: broken clouds
  • Current temperature: 59°F (15°C)
  • Wind speed: 3 mph (4.92 kph)
  • Wind direction (blowing from): the west
  • Relative humidity: 74%

Readings taken on September 25, 2021 at 6:19 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)
Saturday 25th September 20219:00 pmBroken clouds1559
Sunday 26th September 202112:00 amOvercast clouds1559
Sunday 26th September 20213:00 amOvercast clouds1457
Sunday 26th September 20216:00 amScattered clouds1254
Sunday 26th September 20219:00 amFew clouds1355
Sunday 26th September 202112:00 pmClear sky1661
Sunday 26th September 20213:00 pmClear sky1864
Sunday 26th September 20216:00 pmClear sky1661
Sunday 26th September 20219:00 pmClear sky1355
Monday 27th September 202112:00 amClear sky1152
Monday 27th September 20213:00 amClear sky1050
Monday 27th September 20216:00 amClear sky948
Monday 27th September 20219:00 amClear sky1050
Monday 27th September 202112:00 pmClear sky1355
Monday 27th September 20213:00 pmFew clouds1559
Monday 27th September 20216:00 pmBroken clouds1355
Monday 27th September 20219:00 pmScattered clouds1152
Tuesday 28th September 202112:00 amBroken clouds1152
Tuesday 28th September 20213:00 amOvercast clouds1152
Tuesday 28th September 20216:00 amOvercast clouds1050
Tuesday 28th September 20219:00 amOvercast clouds1050
Tuesday 28th September 202112:00 pmOvercast clouds1355
Tuesday 28th September 20213:00 pmBroken clouds1559
Tuesday 28th September 20216:00 pmOvercast clouds1355
Tuesday 28th September 20219:00 pmOvercast clouds1254
Wednesday 29th September 202112:00 amOvercast clouds1152
Wednesday 29th September 20213:00 amOvercast clouds1050
Wednesday 29th September 20216:00 amOvercast clouds948
Wednesday 29th September 20219:00 amBroken clouds948
Wednesday 29th September 202112:00 pmFew clouds1254
Wednesday 29th September 20213:00 pmBroken clouds1152
Wednesday 29th September 20216:00 pmOvercast clouds1152
Wednesday 29th September 20219:00 pmOvercast clouds1050
Thursday 30th September 202112:00 amOvercast clouds1050
Thursday 30th September 20213:00 amOvercast clouds846
Thursday 30th September 20216:00 amBroken clouds745
Thursday 30th September 20219:00 amBroken clouds846
Thursday 30th September 202112:00 pmOvercast clouds1254
Thursday 30th September 20213:00 pmBroken clouds1457
Thursday 30th September 20216:00 pmClear sky1254

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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