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 28°F (-2°C).

The wind speed is approximately 1 mph (light air), blowing from north-northeast. The visibility today is good. You should be able to see places as far as 6 miles (10 km) away. The humidity level now is roughly 75%.

  • Weather conditions: clear sky
  • Current temperature: 28°F (-2°C)
  • Wind speed: 1 mph (2.31 kph)
  • Wind direction (blowing from): north-northeast
  • Relative humidity: 75%

Readings taken on February 8, 2023 at 2:28 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 8th February 20235:00 pmClear sky-425
Wednesday 8th February 20238:00 pmClear sky-621
Wednesday 8th February 202311:00 pmClear sky-916
Thursday 9th February 20232:00 amScattered clouds-916
Thursday 9th February 20235:00 amScattered clouds-916
Thursday 9th February 20238:00 amBroken clouds-818
Thursday 9th February 202311:00 amOvercast clouds-425
Thursday 9th February 20232:00 pmOvercast clouds-228
Thursday 9th February 20235:00 pmOvercast clouds-425
Thursday 9th February 20238:00 pmOvercast clouds-621
Thursday 9th February 202311:00 pmOvercast clouds-621
Friday 10th February 20232:00 amOvercast clouds-719
Friday 10th February 20235:00 amBroken clouds-719
Friday 10th February 20238:00 amBroken clouds-719
Friday 10th February 202311:00 amScattered clouds-327
Friday 10th February 20232:00 pmBroken clouds-130
Friday 10th February 20235:00 pmOvercast clouds-228
Friday 10th February 20238:00 pmOvercast clouds-327
Friday 10th February 202311:00 pmBroken clouds-425
Saturday 11th February 20232:00 amBroken clouds-327
Saturday 11th February 20235:00 amOvercast clouds-327
Saturday 11th February 20238:00 amOvercast clouds-327
Saturday 11th February 202311:00 amOvercast clouds032
Saturday 11th February 20232:00 pmOvercast clouds134
Saturday 11th February 20235:00 pmOvercast clouds032
Saturday 11th February 20238:00 pmLight snow-032
Saturday 11th February 202311:00 pmLight snow-032
Sunday 12th February 20232:00 amLight snow032
Sunday 12th February 20235:00 amLight snow134
Sunday 12th February 20238:00 amOvercast clouds134
Sunday 12th February 202311:00 amOvercast clouds032
Sunday 12th February 20232:00 pmBroken clouds032
Sunday 12th February 20235:00 pmBroken clouds-228
Sunday 12th February 20238:00 pmBroken clouds-228
Sunday 12th February 202311:00 pmOvercast clouds-228
Monday 13th February 20232:00 amOvercast clouds-228
Monday 13th February 20235:00 amBroken clouds-228
Monday 13th February 20238:00 amBroken clouds-228
Monday 13th February 202311:00 amOvercast clouds134
Monday 13th February 20232:00 pmOvercast clouds236

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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