Kiev
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Long-term weather forecast
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May 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
May, the last month of the spring, in Kiev, is a pleasant month, with average temperature ranging between max 20.7°C (69.3°F) and min 10.8°C (51.4°F).

Temperature

In Kiev, the average high-temperature in May rises, from a moderate 14°C (57.2°F) in April, to a pleasant 20.7°C (69.3°F). In May, in Kiev, the average low-temperature is 10.8°C (51.4°F).

Humidity

The least humid month is May, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 57mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kiev, during the entire year, the rain falls for 138 days and collects up to 619mm (24.4") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, in Kiev, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. In Kiev, Ukraine, during the entire year, snow falls for 51 days.

Daylight

In Kiev, the average length of the day is 15.5h.

Sunshine

In Kiev, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

In Kiev, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Kiev?

In Kiev, in May, the average high-temperature is 20.7°C (69.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.8°C (51.4°F).

What is the least humid month in Kiev?

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

What is the average humidity in May in Kiev?

The average relative humidity in May is 62%.

How many days does it rain in May in Kiev?

In May, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 57mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Kiev?

The average sunshine in May in Kiev, Ukraine, is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Kiev?

In Kiev, Ukraine, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average high temperature in May: 20.7°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 May: 10.8°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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average humidity in May: 62%

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

Average rainfall in May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall in May: 57mm

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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 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 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

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 May - Kiev, Ukraine
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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).