January weather forecast
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

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Kiev, Ukraine, is a freezing cold winter month, with an average temperature varying between -2°C (28.4°F) and -6.3°C (20.7°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of -2°C (28.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -6.3°C (20.7°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 92%, January is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In Kiev, Ukraine, in January, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 27mm (1.06") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kiev, there are 128.1 rainfall days, and 373mm (14.69") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Kiev, Ukraine. In Kiev, in January, snow falls for 17.2 days, with typically accumulated 151mm (5.94") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 61.2 snowfall days, and 558mm (21.97") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 8h and 35min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 07:58 and sunset at 16:04. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:34 and sunset at 16:48 EET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Kiev is 2.5h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Kiev. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in January transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Kiev?

January is the coldest month in Kiev, Ukraine, with an average high-temperature of -2°C (28.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -6.3°C (20.7°F).

What is the most humid month in Kiev?

With an average relative humidity of 92%, January is the most humid month in Kiev.

What is the average humidity in January in Kiev?

The average relative humidity in January in Kiev, Ukraine, is 92%.

How much does it rain in Kiev in January?

In Kiev, during January, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 27mm (1.06") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kiev in January?

In Kiev, during January, snow falls for 17.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 151mm (5.94") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Kiev have in January?

In January, the average day length in Kiev is 8h and 35min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Kiev?

On the first day of January in Kiev, sunrise is at 07:58 and sunset at 16:04. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:34 and sunset at 16:48 EET.

How many hours of sunshine does Kiev have in January?

In Kiev, Ukraine, the average sunshine duration in January is 2.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Kiev?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Kiev?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Kiev, Ukraine, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average temperature in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average high temperature in January: -2°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 January: -6.3°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).

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Average pressure in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average pressure in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average pressure in January: 1018.6mbar

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

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Average wind speed in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average wind speed in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average wind speed in January: 12.6km/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).

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Average humidity in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average humidity in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average humidity in January: 92%

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

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Average rainfall in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average rainfall in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall in January: 27mm

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

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Average rainfall days in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average rainfall days in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7 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).

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Average snowfall in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average snowfall in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average snowfall in January: 151mm

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

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Average snowfall days in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average snowfall days in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average snowfall days in January: 17.2 days

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

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average daylight in January: 8h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.5h

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

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Average sunshine days in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average sunshine days in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10.3 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).

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Average UV index in January
Kiev, Ukraine

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

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Kiev, Ukraine

Average cloud cover in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average cloud cover in January: 78

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

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Average visibility in January
Kiev, Ukraine

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

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

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