Climate and monthly weather forecast
Yalta, Ukraine


The climate of Yalta

As per the Köppen climate classification, Yalta belongs to the Cfb climate zone, making it a marine west coast locale with a warm summer. Geographically, Yalta shares its climate traits with the rest of Ukraine. However, the proximity to the Black Sea brings about significant differences, making the climate temperate marine.

Throughout the year, Yalta's weather patterns illustrate clear seasonal transitions. The temperatures range from lows of 1.6°C in February to highs of 28.4°C in August. Amid July and August, Yalta experiences peak temperatures, making these months the hottest. From December to February, the temperatures dip to their lowest, with the mercury rarely rising beyond 7.1°C.

As for humidity, levels fluctuate marginally from 61% in August to 76% in January. Rainfall consistently plagues the region all year making it relatively moist. December bears the brunt of maximal rainfall at 83mm, while July, with 31mm, has the least. The number of rainy days varies from 15 in December to 7 in August.

Unique weather patterns arise from snowfall days with six days of snowfall in both January and February and three in December. There are no snowfall days from April to November. The sea temperature ranges from a minimum of 7°C in February and March, to a maximum of 23°C between July and August. Daylight hours range from 8.9 in December to 15.5 in June, while total sunshine hours range from a mere 2.2 in December to a plentiful 10.2 in July.

The best time to visit Yalta

Considering climatic conditions in Yalta, the optimum period to pay a visit falls between May and August. During this phase, daily high temperatures consistently remain above 19.8°C, providing an ambient atmosphere for outdoor activities. July registers the highest UV index at 8, making it ideal for beachgoers and sun enthusiasts. With sea temperatures reaching 23°C, water-borne activities like swimming, jet-skiing, and snorkeling gain popularity among tourists.

The worst time to visit Yalta

Visitations to Yalta between December and February pose challenges due to intense cold and decreased daylight hours. Temperatures can drop as low as 1.6°C, while daylight hours are at a yearly low of 8.9 in December. Additionally, visitors might face difficulties due to snowfall recorded for six days each in January and February.

Spring weather in Yalta

Yalta's spring, running from March to May, sees a gradual rise in temperatures from 9.5°C to 19.8°C. Spring also brings an increase in rainfall with May receiving 34mm while March and April have 51mm and 33mm, respectively. Humidity during this season stays between 69% and 73%.

Summer weather in Yalta

The summer months, June to August, present Yalta at its warmest. With temperatures peaking at 28.4°C in August, the days are long and filled with sunshine. Rainfall is at its lowest during this season, with a meager 31mm in July.

Autumn weather in Yalta

Autumn in Yalta, spanning from September to November, witnesses a steady drop in temperature from 23.4°C to 12.4°C. Rainfall and the number of rainy days increase progressively, culminating with November's 68mm rainfall spread over 12 days.

Winter weather in Yalta

Winter in Yalta lasts from December to February. It is characterized by low temperatures which average between 2.3°C and 7.1°C, snowfall days peaking in January and February at six days each, and shorter daylight hours. Notably, however, the sea temperature never dips below 7°C, which is relatively mild for winter by many standards.

Weather in January

January holds Yalta's wintertime, bringing in a chilly landscape with average low temperatures savoring 2.3°C and highs of 7.1°C. January's cold touch also welcomes persistent precipitation, recording 76mm of rainfall. Moving on to February, thermometers nudge slightly downwards, while daylight hours extend, yet the intermittent snowfall days still persist, highlighting the firm grip of winter on the city. January and February bring Yalta's lowest average temperatures, reaching a high of 7.1°C. Weather in January »

Weather in February

With February in Yalta comes a drop in both temperature and humidity. However, Yalta still shivers as February hangs onto winter conditions, including snowfall, which further sets an authentic wintery aura while the sea retains a cool 7°C. Weather in February »

Weather in March

March is a transition period for Yalta, signaling the end of winter and the advent of spring. A noticeable "warming trend" is on display, leading to an average high of 9.5°C. Rainfall dips to 51mm, continuing the declining trend from its February predecessor. Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is a month of floral bloom and burgeoning warmth in Yalta. The numbers reflect this rise in warmth, with daily highs reaching up to 14.4°C. Concurrently, rainfall goes down further, mapping to 33mm, while the sea warms up to a more comfortable 10°C. Weather in April »

Weather in May

Yalta's weather in May amplifies the spring spirit, paving the way for the approaching summer. The temperatures maintain an upward trajectory, peaking at a daily maximum of 19.8°C. Yet, May is not without its showers, with the city registering 34mm of rainfall. Weather in May »

Weather in June

June is the gateway to Yalta's summer, artistically drenching the city with sunlight for a lavish 15.5 hours per day. With the typical thermometer reading peaking at a sizzling high of 24.7°C, the month's comforting warmth prepares the city for the forthcoming hot spell. Weather in June »

Weather in July

July is the climax of the summertime period in Yalta, boasting the highest average temperature throughout the year at 28.3°C. The month experiences scant rainfall, only about 31mm, offering mostly dry, sunny days. As one transitions into August, temperatures remain high, barely touching July's peak, providing a continuation of the sweaty, sun-soaked summer days. The shift into July in Yalta brings a slight increase in the average high-temperature, moving from 24.7°C in June to a still moderately hot 28.3°C. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August retains the intense, balmy climate common to Yalta’s summer, with temperatures maintaining a comfortable range around the high 20s°C. However, the city records a slight increase in its precipitation levels, measuring 46mm. Weather in August »

Weather in September

September signifies the fading of Yalta's intense summer, but the sea temperature remains pleasant at around 21°C. The average high temperature maintains a balancing act around the early 20s°C range, yet rainfall patterns rise slightly to a level of 42mm. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October is the beginning of a cool down in Yalta as the city starts to gear up for winter again with daily highs of approximately 17.8°C. In parallel, the amount of precipitation escalates to 53mm, paving the way for a wetter November. Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Yalta, is cool month, with an average temperature ranging between min 6.7°C and max 12.4°C. Welcoming November, Yalta observes a shift in the average high-temperature, falling from October's comfortable 17.8°C to a cool 12.4°C. Weather in November »

Weather in December

December symbolizes year-end festivities, and in Yalta, weather patterns conform to that spirit. The month sees a high of 8.6°C, marking it as significantly cooler month. However, with a hike in rainfall reaching to approximately 83mm, it remains the wettest month, reinstating the winter chills christened by January, thus cycling back into a new year. A minor decrease in the average high-temperature is observed during December, shifting from a cool 12.4°C in November to a chilly 8.6°C. Weather in December »


What month is the coldest in Yalta?

January and February are the coldest months, with an average high-temperature of 7.1°C.

What is the most humid month in Yalta?

January is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

How much does it rain in Yalta?

In Yalta, Ukraine, during the entire year, the rain falls for 134 days and collects up to 613mm of precipitation.

When does it snow in Yalta?

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December.

When does it snow the most in Yalta?

The months with the most snowfall days are January and February, with an average of 6 snowfall days.

How many days does it snow in Yalta?

In Yalta, Ukraine, during the entire year, snow falls for 20.2 days.

When is the lowest UV index in Yalta?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Yalta, Ukraine.

When is the sea coldest in Yalta?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 7°C, are months with the coldest seawater.

When it does not snow in Yalta?

In Yalta, snow does not fall in May through October.

When are the longest days in Yalta?

With an average of 15h and 30min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Yalta.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Yalta?

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the driest month in Yalta?

The month with the least rainfall is July, when the rain falls for 8 days and typically collects 31mm of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Yalta?

July and August, with an average sea temperature of 23°C, are months with the warmest seawater in Yalta.

What month has the most sunshine in Yalta?

July has the most sunshine of the year in Yalta, Ukraine, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

What is the hottest time of year in Yalta?

August is the month when Yalta's temperatures reach their peak, with averages of 28.4°C and lows of 20.5°C.

What is the least humid month in Yalta?

The least humid month in Yalta, Ukraine, is August, with an average relative humidity of 61%.

What is the wettest month in Yalta?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Yalta. Rain falls for 15 days and accumulates 83mm of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Yalta?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 8h and 54min of daylight.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Yalta?

Yalta, Ukraine, does not utilize Daylight Saving Time (DST). MSK timezone is used over the entire year.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Yalta?

The month with the least sunshine in Yalta is December, with an average of 2.2h of sunshine.

Average temperature
Yalta, Ukraine

Average temperature - Yalta, Ukraine

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (28.4°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (7.1°C).

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (20.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.6°C).


Average rainfall
Yalta, Ukraine

Average rainfall - Yalta, Ukraine

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (83mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (31mm).


Average rainfall days
Yalta, Ukraine

Average rainfall days - Yalta, Ukraine

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (7 days).


Average snowfall days
Yalta, Ukraine

Average snowfall days - Yalta, Ukraine

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).


Average sea temperature
Yalta, Ukraine

Average sea temperature - Yalta, Ukraine

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (23°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (7°C).


Average daylight / Average sunshine
Yalta, Ukraine

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Yalta, Ukraine

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 12min).


Yalta, Ukraine

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