Country Overview For Ukraine
The climate in Ukraine is typically temperate continental; Mediterranean only on the southern Crimean coast; precipitation disproportionately distributed, highest in west and north, lesser in east and southeast; winters vary from cool along the Black Sea to cold farther inland; summers are warm across the greater part of the country, hot in the south. The terrain: most of Ukraine consists of fertile plains (steppes) and plateaus, mountains being found only in the west (the Carpathians), and in the Crimean Peninsula in the extreme south. For Kiev in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 0°C with the average minimum -5°C, while in June the average maximum is 23°C with a minimum of 14°C. The wettest month for Kiev is June with an average of 89.8mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is January with 33.4mm falling.
HISTORICAL MONTHLY AVERAGES FOR MAY
The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Bobrynets'.
Throughout the month of May daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 21°C that's about 70°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 9°C, that's 48°F.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in May has been 36°C that's 96°F, with the lowest recorded temperature -4°C, about 26°F.
The average daily relative humidity for May is around 59%.
The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.
Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).
The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 33 mm, that's 1 inches. Throughout the month you can expect to see rain or drizzle falling on 9 days of the month.
The average daily wind speed in May has been around 13 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 8 mph, or 7 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 57 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 36 mph, or 31 knots.
On average the month of May is affected by foggy conditions on less than 1 day.
YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES
The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.
The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.
The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.
The chart below plots the average number of days in any month that you can expect to see rain falling.
The chart below plots the average number of days in any month that you can expect to see snow falling.
The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.