Climate in Western Ukraine

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 16 measuring weather stations in Western Ukraine.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Western Ukraine is the coldest region in Ukraine with an average high temperature of only 14°C. The climate is varied and offers seasons with strong winters and warm summers. It rarely gets really warm up 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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Sunshine hours per day
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 the greater region of Western Ukraine. In December, the sun shines the least.
Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 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 11 rain days, May offers the most rain days, while October has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
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 1.2 mm, the least amount of rain falls in November. July, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture can be physically contained in the air. At high humidity, a person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% feels pleasant. With only 71% humidity on average, it is quite dry in June. The highest value of 88% is experienced here in November.
Absolute humidity in g/m³
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.
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Map of Western Ukraine

Most important cities in the greater region »Western Ukraine«

The greater region has a west-east extension of about 390 km and over 430 km from north to south.

It consists of the eight oblasts Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk, Khmelnytskyi, Lviv, Rivne, Ternopil, Volyn and Zakarpattia.

CityPopulationGeo position
L'viv720,10549° 50' 18"N24° 1' 24"E
Khmel’nyts’kyy398,34649° 25' 18"N26° 59' 48"E
Chernivtsi261,92448° 17' 29"N25° 56' 25"E
Rivne243,15250° 37' 23"N26° 13' 39"E
Ivano-Frankivs’k232,50248° 55' 17"N24° 42' 35"E
Ternopil’217,17149° 33' 21"N25° 36' 20"E
Luts’k213,42250° 45' 34"N25° 20' 33"E
Uzhhorod112,43648° 37' 0"N22° 18' 0"E
Kamenets Podolsky99,57748° 41' 4"N26° 35' 8"E
Chervonohrad83,00050° 23' 28"N24° 14' 7"E
Mukacheve81,63348° 26' 21"N22° 43' 4"E
Drohobych79,40649° 20' 60"N23° 30' 20"E
Kalush67,69849° 0' 43"N24° 22' 23"E
Kovel’66,40051° 12' 55"N24° 42' 31"E
Kolomyya61,78148° 31' 52"N25° 2' 11"E
Stryi61,40449° 15' 44"N23° 51' 22"E
Novovolyns’k57,80050° 43' 33"N24° 9' 46"E
Shepetivka46,41950° 11' 8"N27° 3' 49"E
Kuznetsovs’k40,00051° 40' 60"N25° 52' 0"E
Volodymyr-Volyns’kyy38,25650° 51' 9"N24° 19' 25"E
Dubno37,69050° 25' 1"N25° 44' 4"E
Boryslav36,70449° 17' 12"N23° 25' 57"E
Sambir35,19749° 31' 6"N23° 11' 51"E
Starokostyantyniv33,89749° 45' 28"N27° 12' 12"E
Slavuta33,08050° 18' 6"N26° 51' 54"E
Netishyn33,06350° 20' 24"N26° 38' 30"E
Kostopil’30,50050° 52' 42"N26° 27' 7"E
Chortkiv28,85549° 1' 2"N25° 47' 53"E
Novoyavorivs'k28,80749° 55' 49"N23° 34' 25"E
Khust27,99948° 10' 45"N23° 17' 57"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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