December weather forecast and climate
Kiev, Ukraine

Sophia Square in Kyiv, Ukraine, with a statue of Khmelnytskyi, erected in 1988
Sophia Square in Kyiv, Ukraine, with a statue of Khmelnytskyi, erected in 1988
The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Kiev, Ukraine, with average temperature ranging between min -3.5°C (25.7°F) and max 0.6°C (33.1°F).

Temperature

In Kiev, Ukraine, the average high-temperature decreases, from a frosty 6.1°C (43°F) in November, to a wintry 0.6°C (33.1°F). In December, in Kiev, the average low-temperature is -3.5°C (25.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Kiev is 90%.

Rainfall

In Kiev, during December, the rain falls for 8.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 37mm (1.46") of precipitation. In Kiev, during the entire year, the rain falls for 128.1 days and collects up to 373mm (14.69") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall in Kiev is December when snow falls for 13.5 days and typically aggregates up to 168mm (6.61") of snow.

Daylight

With an average of 8.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Kiev.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 2.9h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in December transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in December in Kiev?

In December, the average high-temperature is 0.6°C (33.1°F), and the average low-temperature is -3.5°C (25.7°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Kiev?

In Kiev, Ukraine, the average relative humidity in December is 90%.

How many days does it rain in December in Kiev?

In December, in Kiev, Ukraine, the rain falls for 8.4 days. Throughout December, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Kiev?

In December, in Kiev, Ukraine, it is snowing for 13.5 days. Throughout December, 168mm (6.61") of snow is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Kiev?

The month with the most snowfall is December when snow falls for 13.5 days and typically aggregates up to 168mm (6.61") of snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kiev?

With an average of 8.1h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the average length of the day in December in Kiev?

The average length of the day in December is 8.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kiev have in December?

In Kiev, the average sunshine in December is 2.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kiev?

Months with the lowest UV index in Kiev are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Kiev?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average high temperature in December: 0.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -3.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6.3°C).

Average pressure in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average pressure in December: 1018.1mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are October and November (1020mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1012.7mbar).

Average wind speed in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average wind speed in December: 12.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (12.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.7km/h).

Average humidity in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average humidity in December: 90%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (92%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (60%).

Average rainfall in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall in December: 37mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (63mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (19mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.6 days).

Average snowfall in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average snowfall in December: 168mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (168mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average snowfall days in December: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average daylight in December: 8.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.9h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average sunshine days in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average sunshine days in December: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (10.3 days).

Average UV index in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average cloud cover in December: 72

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 78).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average visibility in December: 7km

Months with the highest visibility are June, July and August (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (7km).