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Best time to visit Lviv, Ukraine

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The best time to visit Lviv is May-June

When’s the best time to visit Lviv, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Lviv is May-June.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 29℃ (84℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of -10℃ (14℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Lviv are usually in August, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Lviv in May. Head over there in November instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Lviv, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

August

Lviv seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Lviv as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Lviv is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Lviv

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Lviv for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Lviv climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Lviv for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Lviv in January

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average humidity: 90%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lviv in February

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -4℃ (25℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 13 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lviv in March

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lviv in April

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lviv in May

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 82mm (3") over 20 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lviv in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Lviv in July

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 18 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Lviv in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Lviv in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Lviv in October

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lviv in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lviv in December

  • Average temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 13 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lviv in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Lviv is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 25℃ (78℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Lviv is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Lviv is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Lviv, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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