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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kiev, Ukraine

Sophia Square in Kyiv, Ukraine, with a statue of Khmelnytskyi, erected in 1988, and a view of other city buildings in the background
Sophia Square in Kyiv, Ukraine, with a statue of Khmelnytskyi, erected in 1988, and a view of other city buildings in the background
The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Kiev, Ukraine, with average temperature ranging between min -4.6°C (23.7°F) and max 0°C (32°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a cold 4.9°C (40.8°F) in November, to a still wintry 0°C (32°F). The average low-temperature, in Kiev, is -4.6°C (23.7°F).

Humidity

December is the most humid month in Kiev, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

Rainfall

In Kiev, during December, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 44mm (1.7") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kiev, Ukraine, there are 138 rainfall days, and 619mm (24.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Kiev are January through April, October through December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 1h of sunshine.

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 value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in December in Kiev?

In December, in Kiev, the average high-temperature is 0°C (32°F), and the average low-temperature is -4.6°C (23.7°F).

What is the most humid month in Kiev?

December is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

What is the average humidity in December in Kiev?

The average relative humidity in December is 86%.

How much does it rain in Kiev in December?

In December, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout December, 44mm (1.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in December in Kiev?

In December, in Kiev, Ukraine, snow falls for 12 days.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kiev?

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

How many hours of daylight does Kiev have in December?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kiev?

January and December, with an average of 1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kiev, Ukraine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kiev?

In Kiev, the average sunshine in December is 1h.

What is the month with 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 reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average high temperature in December: 0°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -4.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-5.8°C).

Average humidity in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average humidity in December: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (62%).

Average rainfall in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall in December: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (82mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and March (36mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (7 days).

Average snowfall days in December - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average snowfall days in December: 12 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 1).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).