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 41°F (5°C).

The current wind speed is around 1 mph (light air). The wind is 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 around 67%.

  • Weather conditions: clear sky
  • Current temperature: 41°F (5°C)
  • Wind speed: 1 mph (1.79 kph)
  • Wind direction (blowing from): the west
  • Relative humidity: 67%

Readings taken on October 18, 2021 at 4:12 am (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)
Monday 18th October 20216:00 amScattered clouds541
Monday 18th October 20219:00 amBroken clouds643
Monday 18th October 202112:00 pmOvercast clouds948
Monday 18th October 20213:00 pmOvercast clouds1050
Monday 18th October 20216:00 pmOvercast clouds1050
Monday 18th October 20219:00 pmLight rain948
Tuesday 19th October 202112:00 amLight rain745
Tuesday 19th October 20213:00 amLight rain745
Tuesday 19th October 20216:00 amFew clouds439
Tuesday 19th October 20219:00 amClear sky439
Tuesday 19th October 202112:00 pmClear sky846
Tuesday 19th October 20213:00 pmFew clouds1050
Tuesday 19th October 20216:00 pmScattered clouds745
Tuesday 19th October 20219:00 pmFew clouds541
Wednesday 20th October 202112:00 amBroken clouds541
Wednesday 20th October 20213:00 amBroken clouds439
Wednesday 20th October 20216:00 amBroken clouds439
Wednesday 20th October 20219:00 amOvercast clouds541
Wednesday 20th October 202112:00 pmOvercast clouds846
Wednesday 20th October 20213:00 pmOvercast clouds1355
Wednesday 20th October 20216:00 pmOvercast clouds1355
Wednesday 20th October 20219:00 pmOvercast clouds1355
Thursday 21st October 202112:00 amOvercast clouds1355
Thursday 21st October 20213:00 amOvercast clouds1254
Thursday 21st October 20216:00 amOvercast clouds1152
Thursday 21st October 20219:00 amOvercast clouds1152
Thursday 21st October 202112:00 pmOvercast clouds1559
Thursday 21st October 20213:00 pmOvercast clouds1864
Thursday 21st October 20216:00 pmOvercast clouds1661
Thursday 21st October 20219:00 pmOvercast clouds1559
Friday 22nd October 202112:00 amOvercast clouds1355
Friday 22nd October 20213:00 amBroken clouds1254
Friday 22nd October 20216:00 amBroken clouds1050
Friday 22nd October 20219:00 amBroken clouds1152
Friday 22nd October 202112:00 pmBroken clouds1661
Friday 22nd October 20213:00 pmBroken clouds1966
Friday 22nd October 20216:00 pmBroken clouds1661
Friday 22nd October 20219:00 pmOvercast clouds1457
Saturday 23rd October 202112:00 amOvercast clouds1355
Saturday 23rd October 20213:00 amOvercast clouds1254

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)

Comments and Additional Information

  1. Are there ever hurricanes in Ukraine?

    • 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.

    • 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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