May 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 May

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 15h and 29min.
On the first day of May in Kiev, sunrise is at 05:32 and sunset at 20:17. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 04:52 and sunset at 20:58 EEST.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.6h.

UV index

In Kiev, Ukraine, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Kiev?

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

What is the rainiest month in Kiev?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Kiev?

In Kiev, in May, it is raining for 17.1 days, with typically 63mm (2.48") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Kiev?

In Kiev, Ukraine, snow does not fall in May through September.

Does it snow in Kiev in May?

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

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

In May, the average day length in Kiev, Ukraine, is 15h and 29min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Kiev?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 05:32 and sunset at 20:17. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 04:52 and sunset at 20:58 EEST.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kiev?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Kiev?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Kiev is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Kiev, Ukraine

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).

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Average pressure in May
Kiev, Ukraine

Average pressure in May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average pressure in May: 1014.1mbar

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 May
Kiev, Ukraine

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).

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Average humidity in May
Kiev, Ukraine

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%).

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Average rainfall in May
Kiev, Ukraine

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).

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Average rainfall days in May
Kiev, Ukraine

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).

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Average snowfall in May
Kiev, Ukraine

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

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 May
Kiev, Ukraine

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

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average daylight in May: 15h and 29min

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 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).

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Average sunshine days in May
Kiev, Ukraine

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).

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Average UV index in May
Kiev, Ukraine

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Kiev, Ukraine

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).

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Average visibility in May
Kiev, Ukraine

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

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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