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

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

When to go to Lviv, Ukraine

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

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

January

January in Lviv is freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

It also snows about 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:

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

February

Traveling to Lviv in February, you will notice that it is frosty and very snowy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Lviv can be brisk, somewhat snowy 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 regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Lviv is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Lviv, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Lviv during July, you are likely to find that it is warm 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).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Lviv 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 Lviv, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Lviv in September, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat 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:

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

October

October in Lviv is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat

December

December in Lviv is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lviv, 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 Lviv
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • 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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