Resorts in Ukraine

Ukraine is the country in Eastern Europe. Relief of the country is mostly plain. Highlands and mountains occupy around 26% and 3% respectively. Ukraine has temperate continental climate. Southern and south-eastern regions are warmer and drier than other parts of the country.

Majority of resort locations are on coasts of the Azov and the Black Seas in southern Ukraine. Also there are several spa and ski resorts in Carpathian Mountains. Some cultural and historic sights are scattered over plain parts of Ukraine. Beach season spans between late May and mid-September while ski resorts are open through three winter months.


Climate and Seasonality

Truskavets

Truskavets

(Author: kuchin ster)

Truskavets is unique spa resort located on picturesque foothills of Eastern Carpathian Mountains and in 100 km from Lviv. The town has the cleanest air in whole country. Curative potential of water in springs of Truskavets is comparable to major European resorts, such as Baden-Baden, Vichy or Karlovy Vary.

Climate in Truskavets by Seasons

The resort has temperate continental climate with mild summers and short, snowy winter with some thaws. Beginning of spring is quite chilly, but with progression of the season weather becomes bit warmer every day. By the end of the season temperature is in range of 19 °C (66 °F) and 9 °C (48 °F) at night. Summer is the warmest and the rainiest season of a year with average highs up to 24 °C (75 °F) and lows at 14 °C (57 °F).

Weather is similar to spring, but drier. Temperature decreases from 19 °C (66 °F) to 8 °C (46 °F). With onset of winter daily temperatures will drop to range between 2 °C (28 °F) and -4 °C (25 °F). It snows pretty often, but due to frequent thaws snow cover is unstable.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-4°C
25°F
-2°C
28°F
2°C
35°F
8°C
46°F
13°C
56°F
16°C
61°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
18°C
64°F
17°C
63°F
13°C
56°F
8°C
47°F
3°C
37°F
-2°C
29°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Bukovel

Bukovel

Gentle slopes of old Carpathian Mountains are great for skiing. Bukovel’ is the biggest ski resort. It is recognized as one the most fast developing ski resort of the world. There are 63 trails of different difficulty and 4000 m2 (1 acre) playground for children.

Climate in Bukovel by Seasons

Temperate continental climate of the resort is great for skiing in winter and various outdoor activities in summer. First half of spring is the part of skiing season, so transitional period lasts only through May. Last spring month is too warm for skiing and too cool for hiking. In summer afternoon average is up to 19 °C (66 °F) and nights are cool with around 11 °C (52 °F). Most of rain falls during summer.

September and October are another shoulder season. Through those two months afternoon average falls to 10 °C (50 °F). In November skiing season begins, when afternoon temperature doesn’t exceed 4 °C (39 °F) and at night it is below freezing. Winter is cold and snowy with averages below freezing through whole season. Temperature during a day is -2 °C (28 °F) and at night it drops to -8 °C (17 °F).

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-3°C
27°F
-2°C
28°F
3°C
37°F
11°C
45°F
17°C
63°F
20°C
68°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
22°C
72°F
23°C
73°F
18°C
64°F
11°C
45°F
6°C
43°F
-2°C
28°F

t° - average (daytime); ⛷ - ski; ⛹ - health


Koblevo

Koblevo Beach

(Author: Andrej Kuźniečyk)

Koblevo seaside resort town is situated on coast of the Black Sea in 50 km (31 mi.) from Odessa. Main advantage of the resorts is absence of heavy industrial facilities in region. Salty seaside breeze and fragrance of steppe grass are combined with curative air in old pine grove. Infrastructure of the resorts performs stable development.

Climate in Koblevo by Seasons

The locality has warm, sunny and dry variation of temperate continental climate. First days of spring are rather cool, but weather quickly improves. Through the season it grows from 9 °C (48 °F) to 22 °C (71 °F) and swimming season begins in late May. In summer afternoon average temperature is around 30 °C (86 °F) and occasionally rises to 35 °C (95 °F) and the sea warm up to 27 °C (80 °F) in August.

September and first half of October are warm too with average highs up to 23 °C (73 °F). In second half of October weather quickly cools down. Afternoons in November are as cool as 9 °C (48 °F). Winter is warmer than in Eastern and Northern parts of Ukraine. During a day there is 4 °C (49 °F) and down to -3 °C (26 °F) at night. Accumulation of snow and temperature below -10 °C (14 °F) are rare.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
1°C
34°F
3°C
37°F
8°C
46°F
15°C
59°F
22°C
72°F
27°C
81°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
30°C
86°F
30°C
86°F
24°C
75°F
15°C
59°F
9°C
48°F
6°C
43°F
- - -

t° - average (daytime); ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
16°C
61°F
22°C
72°F
- - - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24°C
75°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
-
-
-
-
-
-
- - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Zatoka

Zatoka seagull

Zatoka is the recreation region in 60 km (37 mi.) from Odessa. First of all it is famous with its sandy beaches. Small particles of this sand create pleasant feeling of warm and delicate fabric. Combining with warm sea and mild sun they form local charm. In addition, Zatoka is the great starting point of further exploration of the region.

Climate in Zatoka by Seasons

The region has maritime climate with mild winters and warm summers. There’s not much of precipitation and it is well distributed over a year. First days of March are still pretty cool with daily high of 9 °C (48 °F) and low of 1 °C (34 °F), but by late May weather becomes much warmer with daily range of 22-11 °C (71-52 °F). In final days of May the sea is warm enough for swimming with around 22 °C (71 °F). In summer air warms up to 27-30 °C (80-86 °F) and cools down to 15-17 °C (59-62 °F) at night.

September has summer-like weather and the sea still has around 21 °C so first autumn month is considered as “velvet season”. Through the season temperature drops from 23 °C (73 °F) to 10 °C (50 °F). Winter averages are in range between 5 °C (41 °F) and -3 °C (26 °F). Snow is rare and there is almost no accumulation of it.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-1°C
31°F
0°C
32°F
3°C
38°F
10°C
50°F
16°C
60°F
20°C
68°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
22°C
72°F
22°C
71°F
18°C
64°F
12°C
53°F
7°C
44°F
2°C
36°F
- - -

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
16°C
61°F
21°C
70°F
- - - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
23°C
73°F
23°C
73°F
19°C
66°F
-
-
-
-
-
-
- - - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Iron Port (Zalizny Port)

Zalizny Port Ukraine

(Author: StafanyakJuryj)

Iron Port is the small village on southern coast in Kherson Oblast’. It is situated next to the Black Sea Biosphere resort. Along with traditional seaside entertainment during beach season there are some informative excursions around the Reserve. There are plenty unique biomes and three islands included in the reserve are considered as the world’s biggest nesting of Mediterranean seagull.

Climate to Iron Port (Zalizny Port) by Seasons

The village has temperate continental climate with hot summers and mild winters. Precipitation is evenly distributed over a year. Onset of spring brings relative warming, but through the season weather improves greatly. Days become warmer in fast manner and 9 °C (48 °F) of March average high temperature turns into 22 °C (71 °F) in May. In summer afternoon heat may reach 30 °C (86 °F) and occasionally even higher.

Another transitional season, autumn, brings temperature down from pleasant 23 °C (73 °F) in September to cool 10 °C (50 °F) in November. During winter afternoon average temperature is 3-5 °C (37-41 °F) and at night it drops below freezing to -3 °C (26 °F). There’s not much snow and almost no accumulation of it.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
4°C
39°F
5°C
41°F
7°C
45°F
14°C
57°F
21°C
70°F
25°C
77°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C
82°F
28°C
82°F
23°C
73°F
16°C
61°F
11°C
52°F
7°C
45°F
- - -

t° - average (daytime); ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
19°C
66°F
23°C
73°F
- - - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
25°C
77°F
23°C
63°F
16°C
61°F
-
-
-
-
- - -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach


Zakarpattia

Zakarpattia

Zakarpattia Oblast is the westernmost located administrative unit of Ukraine. Western slopes of the Carpathian Mountains are rich on mineral springs; there around 360 of them. Along with developed spa infrastructure region offers wide variety of skiing and related activities during respective season.

Zakarpattia Climate by Season

The region lies in the zone of temperate continental climate with some altitude-related variations of weather. Summer warmth is moderate and winter cold is mild. Precipitation is rather evenly distributed over a year, but distribution of it over area of the region is not that even. Annual amount of it varies from 640 mm (25.2”) to 1500 mm (59”) and in some locations there is even 2500 mm (98”). During spring temperature grows from 10 °C (50 °F) to 21 °C (70 °F) and in the middle of summer it is around 27 °C (80 °F).

In September air warms up to 22 °C (71 °F) during the day and cools down to 10 °C (50 °F) at night. November average high is only 9 °C (48 °F), but even in last month of autumn nighttime temperature is still above freezing. Range of winter average temperature is between 4 °C (39 °F) and -2 °C (28 °F), but in mountainous regions it drops to -10 °C (14 °F).

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-2°C
28°F
0°C
32°F
5°C
41°F
11°C
51°F
16°C
60°F
19°C
65°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
20°C
68°F
20°C
68°F
16°C
60°F
10°C
51°F
5°C
41°F
0°C
32°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Khmilnyk

Khmilnyk, Ukraine, Transcarpathian region, stage Khmelnik - Vinogradovo-Maloye

(Author: Andrey Kharkovoy)

Khmilnyk is the regional center in Vinnitska Oblast. It is major spa resort of national importance. Also Khmilnyk is the only resort with springs of radon water in Ukraine. It is being developed since 1934. Along with mineral water there are several deposits of curative mud. In addition to recreation there are some architectural sights.

Climate in Khmilnik by Seasons

The city has temperate continental climate with warm and rainy summers and cool snowy winters. Annual fluctuations of temperature are smooth. During spring daily average grows from 5 °C (41 °F) to 20 °C (68 °F) while nighttime temperature follows from -2 °C (28 °F) to 9 °C (48 °F). In March there is probability of snow. Days of summer are as warm as 22-25 °C (71-77 °F) and the season is the rainiest of a year.

Through autumn temperature reduces from 20 °C (68 °F) to 6 °C (43 °F). Some freezing might occur in nights of late November. Afternoon averages of winter are hovering between 1 °C (34 °F) and -1 °C (34 °F) and at night there is around -3 °C. It snows pretty frequent, but due to occasional thaws snow cover is unstable.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-6°C
22°F
-4°C
25°F
0°C
33°F
8°C
47°F
14°C
58°F
17°C
63°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
19°C
66°F
18°C
65°F
14°C
57°F
8°C
47°F
2°C
36°F
-2°C
28°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Carpathian Mountains

Carpathian Mountains

Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine are part of bigger range. Their territory is in four major administrative units (oblast’) in western part of the country. Recreational potential of the region is significant. In winter the mountains provide several grounds for skiing (including mentioned Bukovel) while in summer it is great place for hiking, spa recreation or cultural tours.

Climate Carpathians by Seasons

In general the mountains have temperate continental climate, but actual weather conditions vary depending on altitude. Alpine regions are almost twice colder than areas with moderate elevation. Carpathian Mountains are the rainiest region of Ukraine. Annual amount of precipitation varies from 500 mm (19.7”) to 2000 mm (78.7”) and significant art of it falls in summer and autumn. Through spring and summer temperature increases from 4 °C (39 °F) to 20 °C (68 °F). Alpine regions have 8-10 °C (46-50 °F) in July, the warmest month of a year.

Through autumn and winter afternoon average goes down from 17 °C (62 °F) to 0 °C (32 °F). Temperatures below freezing are not uncommon for winter. Moreover average high of January in highland parts of mountains are between -8 °C (17 °F) and -9 °C (16 °F).

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-4°C
25°F
-3°C
27°F
1°C
34°F
4°C
39°F
11°C
52°F
12°C
54°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
13°C
55°F
14°C
57°F
11°C
52°F
7°C
45°F
2°C
36°F
-3°C
27°F

t° - average (daytime); ⛹ - health