May 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
May, the last month of the spring, in Kiev, is an agreeable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 10.8°C (51.4°F) and 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a mild 15°C (59°F) in April, to an agreeable 21.3°C (70.3°F). In Kiev, Ukraine, the average low-temperature is 10.8°C (51.4°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 69%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.1 days and accumulates 63mm (2.48") of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Kiev.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 15.5h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Kiev is 9.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Kiev, Ukraine, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Kiev?

In May, the average high-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.8°C (51.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Kiev?

In Kiev, Ukraine, the average relative humidity in May is 69%.

How much does it rain in Kiev in May?

In Kiev, Ukraine, during May, the rain falls for 17.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 63mm (2.48") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Kiev?

The month with the most rainfall is May when the rain falls for 17.1 days and typically aggregates up to 63mm (2.48") of precipitation.

Does it snow in Kiev in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Kiev?

In Kiev snow does not fall in May through September.

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

The average length of the day in May in Kiev, Ukraine, is 15.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kiev?

The average sunshine in May is 9.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kiev?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.3°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 May: 10.8°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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average pressure in May: 1014.1mbar

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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.5km/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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average humidity in May: 69%

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

Average rainfall in May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall in May: 63mm

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

Average rainfall days in May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.1 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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average daylight in May: 15.5h

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 May: 9.6h

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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.3 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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average cloud cover in May: 40

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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

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