Ukraine: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the best time to visit Ukraine from seasonal averages in many locations like Kiev or Chernivtsi, on this page.

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When is the best time to go to Ukraine?

When is the best time to go to Ukraine? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Ukraine, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Kiev are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Kiev are June, July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June, July and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Kiev, Chernivtsi, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Lviv, Odesa, Pripiat and Yalta, with good weather at least 5 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Odesa are June, July, August and September

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Ukraine for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad Ukraine in january
very bad Ukraine in february
very bad Ukraine in march
bad to tolerable* Ukraine in april
good Ukraine in may
good Ukraine in june
good Ukraine in july
good to perfect* Ukraine in august
good to perfect* Ukraine in september
bad to tolerable* Ukraine in october
very bad to bad* Ukraine in november
very bad Ukraine in december

When to go to Ukraine by city

Kiev

Best time to go to Kiev

The best months to go to Kiev are may, june, july, august and september.

Chernivtsi

Best time to go to Chernivtsi

The best months to go to Chernivtsi are may, june, july, august and september.

Donetsk

Best time to go to Donetsk

The best months to go to Donetsk are may, june, july, august and september.

Kharkiv

Best time to go to Kharkiv

The best months to go to Kharkiv are may, june, july, august and september.

Lviv

Best time to go to Lviv

The best months to go to Lviv are may, june, july, august and september.


Climate and Weather in Ukraine

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Ukraine : The Motherland Calls


Temperatures and rainfall in Ukraine

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Ukraine and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Kiev, Chernivtsi, Donetsk, Kharkiv and Lviv, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Ukraine

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cities in Ukraine (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Ukraine

What can I do in Ukraine?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Ukraine reliable?

Climate data for Ukraine has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Ukraine allows us to determine the average for each month in Kiev, Chernivtsi, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Lviv, Odesa, Pripiat and Yalta.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in Ukraine:

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