Climate in Chernihiv

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from three measuring weather stations in Chernihiv.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.
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Chernihiv is one of the coldest regions in Ukraine with an average daily high temperature of only 13 degrees. The climate is very changeable and offers varied seasons with deep winters and warm summers. It rarely gets really warm here. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Chernihiv
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 10 hours per day, June is the sunniest month in oblast Chernihiv. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Chernihiv
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 10 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in April the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Chernihiv
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.1 mm, the least rain falls in March. July, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Chernihiv
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With only 59% humidity on average, it is quite dry in May. The highest value of 89% is experienced here in December.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Chernihiv
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy.
Map of Chernihiv

Most important cities in the oblast »Chernihiv«

The oblast has a west-east extension of about 170 km and over 190 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Chernihiv283,57951° 30' 20"N31° 17' 6"E
Nizhyn75,49951° 2' 53"N31° 53' 13"E
Pryluky62,82350° 35' 36"N32° 23' 15"E
Bakhmach23,37951° 10' 53"N32° 50' 5"E
Nosivka15,16450° 55' 53"N31° 34' 58"E
Novhorod-Sivers’kyy14,40052° 0' 21"N33° 15' 41"E
Koryukivka14,21551° 46' 8"N32° 14' 53"E
Horodnya13,60151° 53' 27"N31° 35' 51"E
Mena12,76651° 31' 18"N32° 12' 56"E
Ichnya12,41750° 51' 45"N32° 23' 39"E
Shchors11,85751° 49' 7"N31° 56' 42"E
Bobrovytsya11,54450° 44' 49"N31° 23' 41"E
Borzna11,36351° 15' 17"N32° 25' 37"E
Semenivka9,32052° 10' 42"N32° 34' 55"E
Varva8,54950° 29' 42"N32° 43' 11"E
Kozelets’8,30550° 54' 48"N31° 7' 17"E
Sosnytsya7,82551° 31' 26"N32° 29' 59"E
Ripky7,70851° 48' 4"N31° 5' 2"E
Desna6,90650° 55' 38"N30° 45' 38"E
Oster6,79450° 57' 2"N30° 52' 56"E
Ladan6,71950° 31' 11"N32° 34' 54"E
Kulykivka5,73951° 22' 24"N31° 38' 48"E
Korop5,47851° 33' 59"N32° 57' 31"E
Berezna5,17251° 34' 18"N31° 47' 4"E
Talalayivka5,05450° 57' 28"N31° 55' 15"E
Kobyzhcha4,33250° 49' 43"N31° 30' 16"E
Lisovi Sorochyntsi4,05050° 41' 21"N32° 19' 45"E
Sribne3,53450° 39' 50"N32° 55' 7"E
Dobryanka3,25052° 3' 47"N31° 11' 8"E
Kholmy3,14651° 52' 15"N32° 36' 2"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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