The best times to visit Zhytomyr for ideal weather are
May 7th to September 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Zhytomyr Travel Guide
Other Zhytomyr Travel Info
Weather in Zhytomyr
Average temperatures in Zhytomyr vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 38th 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 Zhytomyr, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 81.7°F (27.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.8°F (16°C) at night.
Zhytomyr Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Zhytomyr 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.
Zhytomyr Perceived Temperature (F)
Zhytomyr Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Zhytomyr 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 Zhytomyr are October, August, and then September. 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 mid January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.
When can you find snow in Zhytomyr? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Zhytomyr is often around around March 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 Zhytomyr.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Zhytomyr (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
Zhytomyr has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (80%).
Wind in Zhytomyr is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 4.1 knots (4.7 MPH or 7.5 KPH) is considered “a light 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 7.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Zhytomyr.
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||4.1||Light breeze||6.1||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.8||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Mar||4||Light breeze||6.5||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|May||3||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|Jun||2.9||Barely noticeable||5.1||Light breeze|
|Jul||2.7||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Aug||2.5||Barely noticeable||4.6||Light breeze|
|Sep||2.7||Barely noticeable||4.9||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.9||Barely noticeable||5.2||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.7||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.8||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Zhytomyr?
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 Zhytomyr, 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 Zhytomyr 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 Zhytomyr Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.7°F (24.3°C) and 38.2°F (3.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 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 most precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Zhytomyr, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 70.6°F (21.4°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 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 Zhytomyr to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 38.2°F (3.4°C) and 25.7°F (-3.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.