Poltava, Ukraine: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Poltava, Ukraine? If you're planning to go to Poltava, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Poltava, Ukraine

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

Important essentials for Poltava, Ukraine

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in this region can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows about half of the time.

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February

February in Poltava is freezing and somewhat 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 once in a while. It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

March in this region can be brisk. 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.

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April

April in Poltava is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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May

May for Poltava is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you are traveling to Poltava in July, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you visit Poltava during August, you will probably notice that it is warm. 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 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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September

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

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October

If you vacation in Poltava during October, you will probably find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

November in this region can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows regularly.

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December

If you are traveling to Poltava in December, you will notice that it is frigid and somewhat snowy. 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 below 0 C).

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Activities for Poltava, Ukraine

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Poltava.

If you are intending to go to the must-see Svyato-Panteleymonivska Church, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Synagogue:

If you go to the Aircraft Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Khrestovozdvyzhenskyi (Holy Cross) monastery, take the following:

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