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

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

When to go to Chernivtsi, Ukraine

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

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

January

January in Chernivtsi can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Chernivtsi is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Chernivtsi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Chernivtsi in April, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Chernivtsi in May, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat

June

If you vacation in Chernivtsi during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

July

In July, Chernivtsi is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Chernivtsi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear

August

If you vacation in Chernivtsi during August, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

September

If you visit Chernivtsi during September, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Chernivtsi is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Chernivtsi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Chernivtsi can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Chernivtsi is frigid and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chernivtsi, 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 Chernivtsi
  • 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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