The best times to visit Odessa for ideal weather are
April 23rd to July 15th
August 13th to October 7th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Odessa
Average temperatures in Odessa vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Odessa, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 87.7°F (30.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.3°F (19.1°C) at night.
Odessa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Odessa Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Odessa Perceived Temperature (F)
Odessa Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Odessa Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Odessa are August, May, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid August. For example, on the week of August 6th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.
When can you find snow in Odessa? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Odessa is often around around February 26th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Odessa.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Odessa (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Odessa has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (44.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.3%).
Wind in Odessa is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by February and January. March’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Odessa.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||8.5||Gentle breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Feb||8.5||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8.8||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.8||Gentle breeze||14.8||Significant breeze|
|May||6.6||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.9||Light breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Jul||7||Gentle breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.9||Light breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.9||Light breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.2||Gentle breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7.5||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Dec||8.1||Gentle breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Odessa?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Ukraine; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Odessa, Ukraine is December, followed by August and October. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Odessa in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Odessa Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77.2°F (25.1°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Odessa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 77.6°F (25.3°C) and 46.5°F (8.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Odessa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44.7°F (7.1°C) and 33.1°F (0.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.