Local time of Ukraine Kiev. Currency. Weather


Standard Ukraine time zone


+ 3 during Daylight saving time (occurs on the last Sunday of March and backwards on the last Sunday of October).

* Ukraine time zone is the same as local time in Kiev all over the country.


Local currency in Ukraine

Ukrainian money currency Ukrainian currency Hryvna (UAH) is official currency.

Sometimes you can hear the hryvniahryvnya or grivna. 

Hryvna has been the national currency of Ukraine since September 2, 1996. And in the far past hryvnia has also been a currency of Kievian Rus.
You will find bills of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 Hryvnas. There are coins called 'kopiyka' for 1, 2 ,5 10, 25, and 50 kopiykas. One kopiyka is equal to 1/100 of Hryvnia. There are also 1, 2 and 5 Hryvnia coins in Ukraine which are often used as collectible coins.

Hryvnia can be easily converted to most currencies in any bank. At the specialised Yellow "Currency exchange kiosks"  mainly such as US dollars, EURO, UK pound, RU ruble at exchange points can be exchanged, which look like small kiosks on the streets.

Climate and weather in Ukraine

Climate in Ukraine varies across the country: as warmer as closer to the East-South.  Ideal weather and timing for visiting Ukraine is mid-April till the end of June when everything is in bloom and the temperature isn't too high. At the begining of autumn, in September and early October when the weather is mild and the leaves are changing it is good time for traveling across Ukraine as well while summer is hot and dry and too exhausting for travelers. Throughout most of Ukraine be prepared for heat with thunderstorms and brief downpours in July and August, frequent rain in late October and November, and snow December through March.

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