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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January 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
January, the same as December, in Kiev, Ukraine, is a freezing cold winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between -5.8°C (21.6°F) and -0.9°C (30.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of -0.9°C (30.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.8°C (21.6°F).

Humidity

In Kiev, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are January and March Rain falls for 8 days and accumulates 36mm (1.4") of rain.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Kiev. January has the most snowfall days of the year. Snow falls for 14 days.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

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 of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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 coldest month in Kiev?

January is the coldest month in Kiev, with an average high-temperature of -0.9°C (30.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.8°C (21.6°F).

What is the temperature in January in Kiev?

In Kiev, in January, the average high-temperature is -0.9°C (30.4°F), and the average low-temperature is -5.8°C (21.6°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Kiev?

In Kiev, the average relative humidity in January is 83%.

How many days does it rain in January in Kiev?

In Kiev, during January, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 36mm (1.4") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Kiev?

January and March are months with the least rain in Kiev when the rain falls for 8 days and typically aggregates up to 36mm (1.4") of rain.

How many days does it snow in January in Kiev?

In Kiev, during January, snow falls for 14 days.

When does it snow the most in Kiev?

January has the most snowfall days of the year in Kiev, Ukraine. Snow falls for 14 days.

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

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

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 January in Kiev?

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

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Kiev?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Kiev?

In Kiev, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average high temperature in January: -0.9°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 January: -5.8°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 January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average humidity in January: 83%

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

Average rainfall in January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall in January: 36mm

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 January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8 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 January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average snowfall days in January: 14 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 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 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 January - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average UV index in January: 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).