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

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

When to go to Chernihiv, Ukraine

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

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

January

January in Chernihiv can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Chernihiv is biting cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Chernihiv in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots

April

In April, Chernihiv is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Chernihiv is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Chernihiv is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

July

In July, Chernihiv is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (low 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

August

If you visit Chernihiv during August, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear

September

If you are traveling to Chernihiv in September, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Chernihiv can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Chernihiv, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Chernihiv is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chernihiv, 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 Chernihiv
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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