Central Ukraine, Ukraine: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Central Ukraine, Ukraine? If you're planning to go to Central Ukraine, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Central Ukraine, Ukraine

Based on the climate and weather in Central Ukraine, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Central Ukraine, Ukraine by month

January

In January, Central Ukraine is frigid and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Central Ukraine, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof coat
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves
  • Insulated boots

February

February is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof boots
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleeces
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves
  • Thermal undergarments

March

March in Central Ukraine can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots

April

In April, Central Ukraine is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Central Ukraine, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks

May

In May, Central Ukraine is mild and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Central Ukraine, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

June

June in Central Ukraine is mild, very rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July in Central Ukraine is a perfect temperature and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

August

In August, Central Ukraine is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Central Ukraine, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

September in Central Ukraine is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans

October

October in Central Ukraine is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

November

November in Central Ukraine can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots

December

December in Central Ukraine can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Central Ukraine, Ukraine

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Ukraine, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Central Ukraine
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a synagogue, take appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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