Chernobyl
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Chernobyl

The best time to visit in Chernobyl in Ukraine is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Chernobyl is 27°C in July and the lowest is -3°C in January.

Chernobyl has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Chernobyl or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Chernobyl by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -3 -1 5 15 21 25 27 26 20 11 5 0
Precipitation (mm) 30 25 28 18 27 23 26 11 11 24 23 40



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14 day weather forecast Chernobyl

The weather for Chernobyl will be -5° till -1° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Monday
24 january
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-5°C
-11°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Tuesday
25 january
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-6°C
-14°C
0.7 mm
55%
2 Bft
WZW
0.3 cm
1
Wednesday
26 january
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-2°C
-6°C
1.0 mm
65%
3 Bft
WZW
0.4 cm
1
Thursday
27 january
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-4°C
-15°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
Z
0 cm
1
Friday
28 january
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1°C
-9°C
2.8 mm
90%
4 Bft
ZZW
3.3 cm
1
Saturday
29 january
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1°C
-4°C
1.2 mm
70%
6 Bft
W
0.5 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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1°C
-7°C
2.1 mm
85%
5 Bft
WZW
2.3 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Monday
31 january
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1°C
-1°C
1.1 mm
75%
6 Bft
WZW
1.1 cm
1
Tuesday
1 february
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0°C
-7°C
0.2 mm
35%
3 Bft
ZZW
0.2 cm
1
Wednesday
2 february
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0°C
-7°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZW
0 cm
1
Thursday
3 february
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0°C
-4°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1
Friday
4 february
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1°C
-8°C
0.4 mm
15%
5 Bft
WZW
0 cm
1
Saturday
5 february
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-1°C
-6°C
2.9 mm
75%
6 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1
Sunday
6 february
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-1°C
-4°C
1.6 mm
75%
4 Bft
WNW
0.9 cm
1

Climate Chernobyl

Chernobyl has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Chernobyl is 13° degrees and there is about 286 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 180 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Chernobyl

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -3 -1 5 15 21 25 27 26 20 11 5 0
Night temp. (°C) -7 -5 -1 5 11 14 16 15 11 5 1 -4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 30 25 28 18 27 23 26 11 11 24 23 40
Days with rain 7 8 11 12 13 10 10 6 6 9 10 10
Days with snow 20 17 12 1 - - - - - 1 5 17
Dry days 4 3 8 17 18 20 21 25 24 21 15 4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 2 5 9 10 11 11 11 9 5 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 1 1 2 4 5 5 6 5 3 2 2 1

Chernobyl weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Chernobyl? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Chernobyl?

Chernobyl is located in Ukraine. It lies in a straight line at 1,299 miles from London.

The coordinates of Chernobyl are:

  • Latitude: 51.2763027
  • Longitude: 30.2218992

The GPS coordinates are 51° 16' N, 30° 13' E

How long is the flight to Chernobyl?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Chernobyl is approximately 3 h. 20 min.

What are the nearest airports to Chernobyl?

These are the airports closests to Chernobyl:

  • Kiev Zhuliany International Airport (61 mi) — Kiev
  • Boryspil International Airport (71 mi) — Kiev
  • Gomel Airport (93 mi) — Gomel’

What is the currency of Chernobyl?

In Chernobyl the Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 January 2022

  • 1 British pound = 37.45 Ukrainian hryvnia
  • 1 Ukrainian hryvnia = 0.027 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 3,745.14 Ukrainian hryvnia
  • 100 Ukrainian hryvnia = 2.67 British pound

What is the area code of Chernobyl?

The area code to call Chernobyl is +380.