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Kiev Climate & Temperature

  • Kiev, Ukraine is at 5023'N, 3034'E, 167 m (548 ft). See map.
  • Kiev has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kiev is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 7.7 degrees Celsius (45.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.9 °C (44.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Kiev Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -2°C (28.4°F) on average falling to -7.7°C (18.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 11.7°C (53°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 3.7°C (38.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 25°C (77°F) and average low temperatures are 14°C (57.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 11.7°C (53°F) during the day and lows of 4.3°C (39.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 649 mm (25.6 inches) which is equivalent to 649 Litres/m (15.92 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1843 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kiev you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Castlepoint, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Kiev Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (27) -2 (28) 3 (37) 12 (54) 20 (68) 24 (75) 26 (79) 25 (77) 19 (66) 12 (54) 4 (39) -1 (30) 12 (53)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (22) -4 (24) 1 (33) 9 (48) 15 (59) 18 (65) 19 (67) 19 (65) 14 (57) 8 (47) 2 (36) -2 (28) 8 (46)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (16) -8 (18) -3 (27) 4 (39) 10 (50) 13 (55) 15 (59) 14 (57) 10 (50) 4 (39) -1 (30) -6 (21) 4 (38)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 47 (2) 46 (2) 39 (2) 49 (2) 53 (2) 73 (3) 88 (3) 69 (3) 47 (2) 35 (1) 51 (2) 52 (2) 649 (26)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 17 (55) 15 (53) 14 (45) 12 (40) 13 (42) 13 (43) 13 (42) 12 (39) 10 (33) 12 (39) 15 (50) 18 (58) 164 (45)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 21' 2h 15' 3h 36' 5h 24' 8h 17' 9h 06' 9h 15' 8h 07' 6h 18' 3h 58' 1h 42' 1h 00' 5h 02'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 33' 9h 58' 11h 49' 13h 46' 15h 27' 16h 21' 15h 57' 14h 28' 12h 34' 10h 37' 8h 56' 8h 05' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 16 (84) 23 (77) 31 (69) 40 (60) 54 (46) 56 (44) 59 (41) 57 (43) 51 (49) 38 (62) 19 (81) 13 (87) 42 (58)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 19.7 29 39.9 51.5 59.8 63 60 51.7 40.3 28.8 19.6 16.2 39.9

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