January 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
January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Kiev, Ukraine, with average temperature fluctuating between -6.3°C (20.7°F) and -2°C (28.4°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 in Kiev.

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

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 8.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 2.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in January interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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.

What is the coldest month in Kiev?

January is the coldest month, 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 temperature in January in Kiev?

The average high-temperature, in January, is -2°C (28.4°F), while the average low-temperature is -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, Ukraine.

What is the average humidity in January in Kiev?

In January, the average relative humidity is 92%.

How much does it rain in Kiev in January?

In January, in Kiev, Ukraine, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout January, 27mm (1.06") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Kiev?

In January, in Kiev, Ukraine, it is snowing for 17.2 days. Throughout January, 151mm (5.94") of snow is accumulated.

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

The average length of the day in January in Kiev is 8.6h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kiev?

The average sunshine in January in Kiev 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 in Kiev.

What is the UV index reading in January in Kiev?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Kiev is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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

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 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).

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%).

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).

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).

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

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 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).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average daylight in January: 8.6h

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 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).

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).

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

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).

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

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