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

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

When to go to Luhansk, Ukraine

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

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

January

January in Luhansk can be bitter cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Luhansk in February, you will notice that it is frigid and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Luhansk in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Luhansk is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Luhansk is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Luhansk is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Luhansk, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Luhansk is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Luhansk is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Luhansk is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Luhansk during October, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits 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:

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

November

November for Luhansk is brisk 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:

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

December

If you are traveling to Luhansk in December, you will notice that it is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Luhansk, 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 Luhansk
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • If you plan to visit a synagogue, take appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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