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 73°F (23°C).

The wind speed is approximately 4 mph (light breeze), blowing from west-southwest. The visibility today is good. You should be able to see places as far as 6 miles (10 km) away. Humidity now is around 39%.

  • Weather conditions: overcast clouds
  • Current temperature: 73°F (23°C)
  • Wind speed: 4 mph (5.97 kph)
  • Wind direction (blowing from): west-southwest
  • Relative humidity: 39%

Readings taken on April 14, 2024 at 4:16 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)
Sunday 14th April 20246:00 pmOvercast clouds2272
Sunday 14th April 20249:00 pmLight rain2068
Monday 15th April 202412:00 amLight rain1661
Monday 15th April 20243:00 amLight rain1355
Monday 15th April 20246:00 amBroken clouds1152
Monday 15th April 20249:00 amBroken clouds1254
Monday 15th April 202412:00 pmOvercast clouds1559
Monday 15th April 20243:00 pmOvercast clouds1661
Monday 15th April 20246:00 pmLight rain1254
Monday 15th April 20249:00 pmLight rain1152
Tuesday 16th April 202412:00 amLight rain1050
Tuesday 16th April 20243:00 amLight rain1050
Tuesday 16th April 20246:00 amLight rain1050
Tuesday 16th April 20249:00 amOvercast clouds1254
Tuesday 16th April 202412:00 pmOvercast clouds1763
Tuesday 16th April 20243:00 pmOvercast clouds2068
Tuesday 16th April 20246:00 pmLight rain1559
Tuesday 16th April 20249:00 pmOvercast clouds1254
Wednesday 17th April 202412:00 amBroken clouds1050
Wednesday 17th April 20243:00 amLight rain745
Wednesday 17th April 20246:00 amModerate rain643
Wednesday 17th April 20249:00 amOvercast clouds745
Wednesday 17th April 202412:00 pmLight rain846
Wednesday 17th April 20243:00 pmLight rain948
Wednesday 17th April 20246:00 pmOvercast clouds1050
Wednesday 17th April 20249:00 pmOvercast clouds948
Thursday 18th April 202412:00 amLight rain846
Thursday 18th April 20243:00 amLight rain745
Thursday 18th April 20246:00 amModerate rain745
Thursday 18th April 20249:00 amLight rain643
Thursday 18th April 202412:00 pmLight rain745
Thursday 18th April 20243:00 pmOvercast clouds745
Thursday 18th April 20246:00 pmOvercast clouds745
Thursday 18th April 20249:00 pmLight rain745
Friday 19th April 202412:00 amLight rain643
Friday 19th April 20243:00 amLight rain643
Friday 19th April 20246:00 amLight rain643
Friday 19th April 20249:00 amLight rain643
Friday 19th April 202412:00 pmLight rain745
Friday 19th April 20243:00 pmLight rain846

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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