Average Weather in May in Vasylkiv Ukraine
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 63°F to 72°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 82°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 9°F, from 45°F to 54°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 62°F.
For reference, on July 27, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Vasylkiv typically range from 60°F to 78°F, while on February 3, the coldest day of the year, they range from 20°F to 30°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on May. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in May
The month of May in Vasylkiv experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 45% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is May 26, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 57% of the time.
For reference, on November 28, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 72%, while on August 2, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Vasylkiv, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 21% and ending it at 31%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on June 26, and its lowest chance is 15% on January 23.
Probability of Precipitation in May
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Vasylkiv is increasing, starting the month at 1.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.5 inches or falls below 0.5 inches, and ending the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.7 inches or falls below 0.7 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Vasylkiv, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 21 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 42 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 54 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 44 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 16 hours, 5 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Vasylkiv is 5:34 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 40 minutes earlier at 4:54 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:18 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 41 minutes later at 8:59 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Vasylkiv during 2021, but it neither starts nor ends during May, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 4:48 AM and sets 16 hours, 24 minutes later, at 9:12 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:55 AM and sets 8 hours, 3 minutes later, at 3:58 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for May 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Vasylkiv is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 20, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 7% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Vasylkiv is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 9.1 miles per hour to 8.4 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.1 miles per hour, while on July 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.9 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during May is 8.4 miles per hour on May 31.
Average Wind Speed in May
The wind direction in Vasylkiv during May is predominantly out of the north from May 1 to May 3 and from May 10 to May 31 and the south from May 3 to May 10.
Wind Direction in May
The growing season in Vasylkiv typically lasts for 6.2 months (189 days), from around April 11 to around October 17, rarely starting before March 23 or after May 2, and rarely ending before September 30 or after November 4.
The month of May in Vasylkiv is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season increasing from 89% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Vasylkiv are increasing during May, increasing by 312°F, from 119°F to 432°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Vasylkiv is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 5.4 kWh to 6.3 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Vasylkiv are 50.187 deg latitude, 30.313 deg longitude, and 541 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Vasylkiv contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 272 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 545 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (371 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (620 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Vasylkiv is covered by cropland (60%), trees (15%), grassland (14%), and shrubs (11%), within 10 miles by cropland (61%) and trees (19%), and within 50 miles by cropland (56%) and trees (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Vasylkiv, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There is only a single weather station, Kyiv Zhuliany International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Vasylkiv.
At a distance of 26 kilometers from Vasylkiv, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Vasylkiv according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .